Last month APA sent out an email informing our industry of a ruling that came down in the case of Usher vs. Corbis where as the NY times blog reported Judge Sotomayor and her colleagues affirmed a district court’s award of $157,000 to the photographer Chris Usher for the loss of what he says were [...]
This time of year I’m quickly realizing is perhaps the busiest time for APA. We completed the mid-year leadership conference call in July, which kicked off many processes for the fall and beyond. The APA National Photo Contest is being readied. APA’s participation at Photo Plus Expo is being debated. Preparing for the next round [...]
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Highlights from our Regional Chapters’ recent and upcoming events:
APA Atlanta’s next event will be an evening with top creative consultant Selina Maitreya on September 24th, 2009. Click here for more information.
Join APA | Charlotte on August 20th for an exciting seminar called Demystifying HDR – and learn what all the buzz is about! Full details [...]
August 1, 2009 – Televised remarks made by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano have resulted in an official statement of objection by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA).
During a Fox News interview which aired in late July, Secretary Napolitano urged citizens to call on authorities “when they see something unusual, if they see, for example, [...]
For those who are interested in staying on top of intellectual property issues, this article on LegalZoom.com highlights the five major disputes and summarizes the court decisions in each case.
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Description, courtesy of Leica:
“Filmed only a week before leaving for Amsterdam to receive the 2008 World Photo Press Award, Leica joined photojournalist Anthony Suau as he used his camera on assignment in Spanish Harlem to document the Feed the Children Drive in his ongoing coverage and interest of the economic crisis. As he traveled to [...]
APhotoEditor has a great post advising how to go about licensing your own stock images – something which is becoming increasingly simple for photographers to do, thanks to online solutions such as LicenseStream and Photoshelter. As Rob points out, from the buyers perspective, it doesn’t matter whether images are licensed through a stock agency or [...]
In July’s issue of The Digital Journalist, Dirck Halstead (Time magazine’s official White House photographer for 29 years) ponders the state of photojournalism, ten years after writing an editorial declaring that photojournalism is dead.
Ten years on, he paints an increasingly bleak picture, noting that “what I was talking about then were some cracks in the [...]