Sports Illustrated has no more photographers on staff, News Photographer magazine reports. The magazine famous for pictures of sports and photo spreads of models in bathing suits fired all six of its staff photographers yesterday.
World’s Most Powerful Camera Receives Funding ApprovalLarge Synoptic Survey Telescope Passes Major MilestoneJanuary 9, 2015Menlo Park, Calif. — Plans for the construction of the world’s largest digital camera at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have reached a major milestone. The 3,200-megapixel centerpiece of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope LSST, which will provide unprecedented details of the universe and help address some of its biggest mysteries, has received key “Critical Decision 2” approval from the DOE.
EUGENE, OR—After wasting an afternoon taking pictures of a broken tricycle, moss on trees, and the shadow of a wrought-iron fence, Churchill Alternative High School senior Jessica Ivers falsely informed family and friends Saturday that she was getting into photography. “I love the way real film looks,” said Ivers, who has owned the old single-lens reflex 35 millimeter camera for exactly one week, and named as her favorite photographers “probably Diane Arbus” and the French guy who took the picture of the boy with the wine bottle. “I’m really fascinated by textures, and I think I’ll be able to get some good shots of my grandma’s hands this weekend.” Sources close to Ivers expect the camera to join her clarinet and yoga mat under her bed once she pays $14.85 to develop the roll of clumsy, overexposed images
The Philae robot, soon to try to land on Comet 67P, has taken another dramatic image of its quarry.
The court’s opinion is a victory for the right to take photographs in public — even when a statute barring such photograph is limited to photography of people without their consent and “with intent to arouse or gratify … sexual desire,” but of course equally when the photographs lack such an intention. The court struck down the Texas “improper photography” statute, which read….
The state’s highest criminal court on Wednesday tossed out a state law banning “improper photography” — photos or videos taken in a public place without consent and with the purpose of sexual gratification — as a violation of free-speech rights.
In an 8-1 ruling, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals said photos, much like paintings and films, are “inherently expressive” and therefore protected by the First Amendment.
iPhone Photography Awards™ (IPPAWARDS) is the first and the longest running iPhone photography competition since 2007
Reuters photographer Chris Helgren compiled a series of archive pictures taken during the 1944 invasion and then went back to the same places, to photograph them as they appear today
During their long and decorated service in the world’s war zones, the AP’s Kathy Gannon and Anja Niedringhaus won many admirers among their colleagues. The two journalists were shot on Friday by an Afghan policeman while they sat in a car on an assignment near Khost, a province along the Pakistani border in eastern Afghanistan.
Calumet Photographic announced Thursday that it has filed for bankruptcy and will immediately close its stores in the United States. UK and other European stores are not affected.
Their Facebook page and Website have both been taken offline. Though employees had an inking that all was not well, they were given no prior warning. All Calumet stores in the US are now closed.
Chapter 7 bankruptcy means that all business ceases immediately and their remaining stock will be liquidated.