Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Cheap Photo Sites Pit Amateurs vs. Pros: "As barriers to the design and photography industries fall, the professionals are getting nervous. Independent graphic designers and commercial photographers, as well as small companies within the industry, feel threatened by a flood of low-cost images, often produced by amateurs, available online."
Monday, July 14, 2008
NYC.gov - Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting - Production News
NYC.gov - Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting - Production News: "July 14, 2008 - Commissioner Katherine Oliver of the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting (MOFTB) today announced the adoption of rules governing the issuance of permits in connection with filming activity in New York City. The rules, which were published today in the City Record and will go into effect thirty days after publication on August 13, will require a permit if filmmakers use vehicles or equipment, or, in certain situations, assert exclusive use of City property.
Tuesday, July 8, 2008
The Met's Century of Photography, page 1 - Art - Village Voice - Village Voice: "Wondering how we got there? 'Framing a Century,' a show ranging over 100 years of photography, may prove instructive. Drawn from the Met's permanent holdings, which were deepened and broadened by the museum's 2005 acquisition of the wonderfully eccentric and treasure-rich Gilman Paper Company Collection, the exhibition features 13 photographers, all acknowledged masters of the medium, showcasing about a dozen mostly stunning works from each."
For Everyday Photography, Cell Phones Are Growing As Camera Of Choice: "Compiled through a survey of thousands of adult cell phone users in the U.S. (survey details below), the survey illustrated the growth and increasingly diverse uses of cell phone cameras. 45.9% of respondents report using their cell phone cameras at least once a week – with many saying they snap a photo with their cell phone every day."