The New York Times has teamed up with Google to start the process of digitizing more than five million photos stored in a vault nicknamed "the morgue."
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Apr 2, 2018 at 18:50
The Sheriff's deputy who shot a Carlisle, OH photojournalist after mistakenly identifying his tripod and camera for a gun will not face criminal charges. The county successfully argued that the mixup was reasonable.
mobileDec 28, 2017 at 17:31
Last week, Apple admitted to slowing down older iPhones as their batteries aged. This has sparked a flurry of lawsuits all over the world, alleging everything from deception to breach-of-contract.
Each week, we'll help you cut through the noise and share the top 5 photography news stories from the past 7 days. This week's top stories cover a wide range of emotions: from tragedy, to anger, inspiration, and a little bit of sticker shock courtesy of Apple.
Nov 14, 2017 at 15:35
A small explosion that sounded like a gunshot caused a panic and 24 flight cancellations at Orlando International Airport last Friday. As it turns out, it was a camera battery that exploded inside a traveler's bag.
Nov 3, 2017 at 20:24
In addition to banning drones entirely, the picturesque seaside city of Positano, Italy will soon begin charging photographers and videographers hefty fees to shoot commercial work.
Oct 26, 2017 at 14:13
Highly controversial photographer Terry Richardson has allegedly been banned from all Conde Nast publications—including Vogue, Vanity Fair, and many others—after being labeled 'the Harvey Weinstein of fashion.'
Oct 20, 2017 at 19:10
After conducting a series of safety tests, the FAA is recommending that all airlines ban cameras and other electronics with Lithium Ion batteries from checked baggage. The agency believe the risk of a catastrophic fire and explosion is too great.
Oct 20, 2017 at 15:31
Earlier today, Flickr moved its photo book printing service over to a third party services, and stopped offering any wall art options entirely.
Oct 5, 2017 at 16:24
The colorspike is an incredibly versatile LED lighting stick that you control from your smartphone, literally putting a massive range of colors and lighting effects at your fingertips.
mobileSep 29, 2017 at 15:57
If you're holding out buying the iPhone 8/Plus in favor of the iPhone X, you might be waiting a while. According to several trusted reports, manufacturing issues could lead to severe shortages on launch day, November 3rd.
Sep 20, 2017 at 15:50
The database was created to "break with the narrow lens through which history… has been recorded" by equipping those who commission photography with "the resources to discover photographers of color available for assignments.
Sep 19, 2017 at 19:03
Instagram is currently testing a major change to the app's profile layout: replacing the 3-photo across grid with a 4-photo grid... and some users are NOT taking the news well.
Sep 18, 2017 at 18:10
Photo protection company ImageRights recently released a new service that lets non-subscribers take advantage of their streamlined copyright registration system that checks for errors and fills out all the required forms for you.
Sep 15, 2017 at 19:21
Fans of film photography should keep an eye out for the widespread theatrical release of Kodachrome, a movie staring Jason Sudeikis about the final days of the iconic film stock.
Sep 13, 2017 at 17:28
It's finally over. After years of legal back-and-forth, PETA and photographer David Slater have settled their lawsuit over the famous (and infamous) monkey selfie.
Sep 7, 2017 at 14:57
Hear ye, hear ye. By official decree of Governor Roy Cooper of the great state of North Carolina, October 2017 has hereby been designated 'Photography Month.'
Sep 6, 2017 at 19:06
You may have seen Eduardo Martins' brilliant war photography in some of the biggest publications from around the world. There's just one problem... he doesn't exist.
Sep 5, 2017 at 15:44
Consider this an example of what NOT to do. A Swiss photographer has been stripped of two awards after it was discovered she submitted someone else's public domain photo as her own.
Aug 31, 2017 at 19:30
Photographers Martin J. Romero-Clark and Andrew Lillibridge face three felony charges apiece after illegally climbing the Ben Franklin Bridge to capture some cityscape shots.
Aug 23, 2017 at 19:21
Canon has expanded its PIXMA TS-series Wireless Inkjet printer lineup with five new models, two of which contain an improved ink system that adds a sixth color ('Photo Blue') to help reduce graininess and improving overall quality.
camera newsAug 21, 2017 at 17:56
Defunct Russian camera maker Zenit is making a comeback, and they're planning to release a full-frame mirrorless camera in 2018.
Aug 16, 2017 at 19:23
The company behind retail giant B&H Photo has agreed to pay out $3.2 million in monetary relief and back wages to settle a discrimination and harassment case from 2016.
Aug 16, 2017 at 16:05
Canon’s EOS 5D Mk IV has won the European Imaging and Sound Association’s Professional DSLR of the Year award, making this the third year in a row that the brand has beaten Nikon to the top spot in the professional camera category.
Aug 15, 2017 at 16:26
Samsung just revealed a blazing-fast new Solid State Drive capable of data transfer speeds of up to 540MB/s.
Aug 14, 2017 at 19:42
f11 Magazine—an ad-supported, free magazine for 'photographers and aficionados' that focused on photos rather than gear—is suspending publication due to financial troubles.
Aug 14, 2017 at 18:08
If you're looking to switch to Sony, the company's new limited-time "α trade up" promotion can snag you up to $500 + trade-in value towards a brand new a9, a7 II, a7R II, or a7S II when you hand over your DSLR or mirrorless camera.
mobileAug 14, 2017 at 17:26
The Google Camera app exclusive to the company's own Pixel phone has been unofficially ported to other Android devices. If you're willing to take the risk of installing, you can now use features like HDR+ on the Galaxy S8, LG G6, OnePlus 5, and more.
Aug 11, 2017 at 17:31
Renowned photographer Bill Frakes has been let go as a visiting professor at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln after a sexual harassment complaint filed against him was judged by the university to be credible.
Aug 11, 2017 at 14:21
Compared to the standard Phantom 3, the SE model offers a vision positioning system, 4K video and an improved video transmission range of up to 2.5 miles.
Aug 10, 2017 at 16:21
Starting January 1st, 2018, the NPPA will raise its membership dues for the first time in 11 years. You have until the end of the year to re-up or join at the current rates.
Aug 10, 2017 at 15:31
Consumer Reports has removed its coveted 'Recommended' label from Microsoft's Surface devices after a survey of over 90,000 Surface owners showed 25% ran into reliability issues like freezing and touchscreen issues.
Aug 9, 2017 at 20:56
A photography ban in a Los Angeles public park during a series free concerts has been branded ‘unconstitutional’ by city and national media and public liberties groups.
Aug 8, 2017 at 15:40
Illegal drone pilots beware: the Pentagon has given military bases permission to "disable, destroy and track" any wayward drone that wanders into unauthorized airspace.
Aug 7, 2017 at 20:30
Renowned self-portrait photographer and MacArthur Fellow Cindy Sherman has just gone public on Instagram—an occasion so momentous it earned a feature in the New York Times.
Aug 7, 2017 at 15:42
Apple has officially joined Instagram. If you're a fan of great iPhone photography, you'll definitely want to follow the tech company's new account for inspiration and the chance to have your own #ShotoniPhone photos featured.
Aug 7, 2017 at 15:13
GoPro's financial fortunes have finally made a turn for the better. After multiple rounds of layoffs, cuts and restructuring work, the company's Q2 2017 financial results showed strong growth.
Aug 3, 2017 at 18:39
A host of adapters have been launched that allow owners of the Fujifilm GFX to attach new and historic lenses from other brands to their mirrorless medium format camera.
Aug 3, 2017 at 18:27
Renowned photo editor John G. Morris, whose incredible career saw him at LIFE, The New York Times, The Washington Post, National Geographic and Magnum, passed away last week at age 100.
Aug 1, 2017 at 15:34
A bride and groom who set out to destroy their wedding photographer's career will now have to pay $1.08 million in damages for the "defamatory, disparaging and malicious statements" they made.
Jul 31, 2017 at 18:13
Fans of medium format film photography have something to celebrate today. Japan Camera Hunter Bellamy Hunt has announced a 120 version of his well-loved JCH StreetPan Black & White film.
Jul 19, 2017 at 16:17
A group of thieves has made away with tens of thousands in camera gear through a carefully orchestrated scam through Venmo and Facebook Marketplace.
Jul 19, 2017 at 14:04
Apple was just granted a patent for a camera system that prods, coaxes and manipulates users into taking better group and solo selfies.
Jul 14, 2017 at 14:10
David Slater's viral 'monkey selfies' made him famous, but the legal battles over who actually owns the photos—him or the macaque who pressed the shutter—has left him broke and dejected.
Jul 10, 2017 at 17:57
The US Third Circuit Court of Appeals has confirmed what the First, Fifth, Seventh, Ninth and Eleventh have already stated: it's your constitutional right to photograph police in public.
Jul 3, 2017 at 16:44
Photobucket recently started charging $400/year for a service that used to be free, breaking billions of images across the web in one fell swoop. Users are NOT happy.
May 16, 2017 at 13:45
The Guardian reports that the company plans to adopt an outsourcing model that relies more on freelancers.
Mar 1, 2017 at 17:00
Online e-learning platform Alison has launched a new course aimed at those who want to build their own camera drones. Over four modules, the course claims to teach students about the components that go into a drone and their functions, as well as how to assemble, check and fly your own quadcopter.
Jan 3, 2017 at 18:49
Magic Lantern is working on some new technology that could unlock in-camera lossless DNG shooting for Canon cameras. Read more
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