Posts Tagged ‘APA’

U.S. Copyright Office (Once Again) Studying Copyright Struggles of Photographers

Posted by on Tuesday April 28, 2015 | Business, Copyright/Legal, Uncategorized

The U.S. Copyright Office has published a call for comments from photographers and visual artists about how their works are “monetized, enforced and registered” and about “obstacles” artists face protecting their copyrights “when navigating the digital landscape.” The U.S. Copyright Office announced the research initiative April 24 in the Federal Register. The written comments are... More

APA Names Juliette Wolf-Robin to Be Executive Director

Posted by on Monday September 9, 2013 | Business

American Photographic Artists (APA), the not-for-profit trade association and advocacy group, has selected Juliette Wolf-Robin to be its new executive director. She will report to the APA board and work with directors of local APA chapters. Wolf-Robin was previously business development and marketing director for The Brand Union NY. She has worked at FoundFolios, Creativity’s... More

APA, NPPA Join Copyright Suit Against Google

Posted by on Monday April 15, 2013 | Copyright/Legal

American Photographic Artists (APA) and the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) announced today that they are joining an ongoing class action lawsuit against Google, alleging that the Google Books Search program is a violation of the copyrights of photographers and other visual artists. Under the Google Books Search program, Google has been working with several... More

Getty IPO On Hold as $4 Billion Private Equity Sale Looms

Posted by on Thursday July 5, 2012 | Business, Media

Earlier this year Getty Images, the largest stock photo agency, retained Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase to evaluate the possibility of a sale or an initial public offering (IPO). According to reports published yesterday by The Wall Street Journal and Reuters, Hellman & Friedman, the private equity firm that owns Getty, is preparing for the... More

John Midgley’s Altered Image: Reasonable Caution, or Outrageous Censorship?

Posted by on Monday March 19, 2012 | Events, Fashion

Have the morality police chilled artistic expression, or does this image by John Midgley–which appears on an APA promo for a talk by the fashion and celebrity photographer–violate the standards of public decency without the alteration? Midgley is scheduled to give a talk called “Memory: Journey’s of Fiction and Fantasy” at the Apple Store at... More

APA Launches $5,000 Grant For Established Photographers

Posted by on Tuesday October 4, 2011 | Uncategorized

American Photographic Artists (APA) is launching a scholarship of $5,000 to be awarded to “a deserving established professional photographer for a specific project.”  The grant will be administered by the Lucie Foundation. “As a photographic educator I see the need for new ways to help photographers along their individual path,” says Tony Gale, APA National... More