Google Search (possible) Copyright Infringers

Google Image Search makes it easy to find photos and illustrations. Too easy for some people who intend using the images without permission. Google also makes it easy to look for sites using your images by uploading a sample. Click on the camera icon in the search field: via TWiP

How much will it cost?

Digital PhotoPro magazine has published a case study showing how a professional photography job estimate is formulated. Read the article online here. Industry best practice is to balance the client budget with where and how the image will be used, as well as for how long. Images are then licensed for Usage; i.e. Time, Territory and … Read more

Phase One Media Pro Training

SYDNEY Tuesday November 20th Where: (Phase Studio) L&P Digital Photographic 96 Reserve Road, Artarmon NSW Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm Cost: $55 To book click here. Phase One Media Pro is a professional photo management software that makes it easy to find, organize and share image and video files. It supports files from hundreds of cameras and … Read more

Social Media Terms of Service

Before you put content on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, etc, read Jim Goldstein’s article on “Social Media and Copyright” and “How I Evaluate Terms of Service for Social Media Web Sites“. Via: DigitalPhotoPro Magazine

ASMP Sustainable Business Models movies

Where is professional image making headed? Yesterday the American Society of Media Photographers held a forum on Sustainable Business Models: Issues & Trends Facing Visual Artists that was available worldwide as a livestream. The ASMP have now posted edited highlights of the event free to watch online:

Nachtwey – humbling

In a rare opportunity I was privileged to hear James Nachtwey speak about changes made possible to people’s lives through his powerful images. Far more than a documentary photographer Nachtwey is a great humanitarian. If you ever have the chance to see this man speak in person – as 400 people did at the AIPP … Read more

Peter Krogh NDSA Award

Congratulations to Peter Krogh who has been acknowledged by the US Library of Congress with an Individual Innovation Award. The National Digital Stewardship Alliance presented the award in recognition “for his work on The DAM Book, the dpBestflow website and as a special advisor to the Shutha project, each of which have helped raise awareness and make … Read more

Farewell Rob Galbraith dot com

As well as a talented photojournalist Rob Galbraith has been an educator and consultant for some 14 years. Today Galbraith announced he will be a fulltime lecturer at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Canada. established itself as a qualified resource for info on all aspects of digital photography. His forums at their … Read more

PMA Australia – The Digital Show

PMA Australia have branded this year’s show The Digital Show to extend coverage beyond photography and video. The show is on from 25-27 May 2012 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre. Save $20 and book online to get free entry. A highlight at every show is the Canon AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards. See the best professional … Read more

Momento Pro 2012 Photobook of the Year Award

Having judged the Student/Emerging category I’ll be at the Momento Pro 2012 Photobook of the Year Award Presentation in Sydney on Wednesday 23 May 2012. Update: Congtratulations to Ben McRae for his book Out of the Darkness and into the Omo, winner of the Student/Emerging category.