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(SR5) UPDATED: you cannot use the full potential of Sonys new 60, 54 and 36MP FF 8K sensors without the proprietary SLVS-EC interface

The past week I shared the specs of three new Sony 8K sensors. All these will be available for third-party companies too. But there is one very important aspect we learned now from our sources: UPDATED: The full sensor power can only be used if the companies buy the proprietary Sony SLVS-EC interface too. sonyalpharumors.com

2018-12-6 17:47

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

Anthony Ponterio Browning Makes Hypnotizing Multiple Exposures Without Photoshop

With everyone essentially a photographer with their smartphone cameras, DSLRs, and compact cameras, the need to create photographs that stand out from the rest has become increasingly important. With this, we tip our hats to photographers who push the creative boundaries of their chosen craft. thephoblographer.com

2018-3-15 10:00

Photojournalist faces death penalty in Egypt for covering anti-government protests

Mahmoud Abou Zeid, a 31-year-old photojournalist also known by the alias Shawkan, is among more than 700 individuals currently facing a death sentence in Cairo. According to Reporters without Borders, Shawkan and the others were arrested in connection with the anti-government protests that took place in Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya Square in August 2013. dpreview.com

2018-3-10 21:58

THIS is How You Apologize for Using a Photo Without Permission as a Brand

The camera accessory brand Tether Tools just earned a great deal of goodwill from photographers by taking a copyright infringement mistake seriously. After discovering that they had accidentally used a photographer’s image without permission, the company posted a lengthy apology and explanation on its website and social media. “We messed up and would like to […] petapixel.com

2017-12-19 20:19