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Online Photos Cant Be Used Without Permission, EU Court Rules

A Virginia federal court sparked quite a controversy among photographers last month when it ruled that copying photos found on the Internet is fair use. Now a European Union court has just issued a landmark ruling that states you can’t simply republish a photo because it’s freely accessible online — you need the photographer’s permission […] petapixel.com

2018-8-8 18:15

5 Great Micro Four-Thirds Cameras

The Micro Four-Thirds system is turning ten years old in 2018, and its fair to say its come a long way in the last decade. The MFT system has allowed manufacturers to build small and lightweight cameras that have been big on features, and to celebrate this milestone, weve rounded up five of the top models you can buy today. digitalrev.com

2018-8-9 03:00

Laowas Quirky Macro Lens is a Game-Changer

It may look strange but Laowas 24mm f/14, which launched via a crowdfunding campaign, has the potential to deliver images you never thought possible. Thanks to its quirky probe-barrel shape, Laowa explain that the 24mm f/14 2x Macro Probe is the worlds first consumer-grade probe lens and that it can create a bug-eye perspective that can't be achieved by conventional macro lens. digitalrev.com

2018-8-2 03:00

Opinion: Going Back to Canon and Nikon Feels Like a Toxic Relationship

Canon and Nikon are absolutely doing what they can to win back customers after slowly losing ground to both Sony and Fujifilm over the years. While the latter two have been doing all that they can to gain market share and continue to push forward, we can say with absolute certainty that Canon and Nikon have done little to nothing to give customers what they want and to adapt with the times. thephoblographer.com

2018-7-24 13:00

X-ray Beams Can Recover Lost 19th-Century Photos

There’s a new photo recovery technique that may help humanity recover some of the world’s oldest photographs that were previously considered to be damaged beyond repair. Researchers at the University of Western Ontario in Canada led by Madalena Kozachuk employed synchrotron X-rays and fluorescence imaging to analyze old 19th-century daguerreotype plates, which used iodine-sensitized silver-coated […] petapixel.com

2018-6-28 21:19