On Monday August 4th, Rohn Engh died of a sudden onset of infection causing serious pneumonia and multiple complications. The doctors and nurses at the VA hospital were excellent and did everything possible for him, never giving up. The infection took Rohn in one week. He was two months shy of his 85th birthday.
With Rohn’s passing also pas [...]
GET YOUR CONTENT NOTICED — Ran Gishri: “Good content is incredibly effective. It boosts brand awareness, drives consumers to purchase your product, and it gives you much desired SEO juice. So how do make sure your content gets to its target audience? Unless you’re basing your marketing plan on your content “going viral” you should star [...]
RESALE RIGHTS — Gain support in US Congress – Julia Halperin: “Royalty bill could be passed by the end of the year, or become part of copyright bill. A bill that would bring droit de suite, also known as artist resale royalty rights, to the US is gaining momentum in Congress. The bill has gained six co-sponsors in the past [...]
GONE: NINE PHOTO STAFFERS — David Walker: “The New York Daily News has laid off at least 17 newsroom staffers, including five photographers and four photo editors, according to the New York-based publication Capital. Among those who lost their jobs were photographer David Handschuh, who has been with the paper for 27 years, and [...]
SELFIE — Pamplona bull runner wanted by police for ‘taking selfie’ – Police in Pamplona are searching for a bull runner who they believe snapped a selfie as he ran just inches ahead of several charging bulls weighing more than a half a tonne each. As the young man slowed to take a photo in one of the final stretches o [...]
NO LOVE HERE MAN JAILED FOR VIDEO-RECORDING POLICE — ACLU sues over arrest. The ACLU launched a social-media campaign recently urging city residents to tweet their stories of police harassment for recording law enforcement activity with the hashtag #PACopWatch. A 2011 memo from Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey hasn’t stopped Philad [...]
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QUICK FILL — 500px Prime Amassed Enough Contributing Photographers to Fill Yankee Stadium in Just 4 Months – Geeks News Desk: “500px now has over 55,000 photographers contributing to its rapidly growing collection of premium stock photography. The commercial licensing marketplace, dubbed 500px Prime, is a stand alone property who [...]
GETTY IMPROVES ITS IMAGE — Getty Images And iStock iOS Apps Get A Big Overhaul. Darrell Etherington:“Stock photography giant Getty Images is updating its iOS apps, including iStock, and Getting Images proper, which received its overhaul on July 17. Both apps feature design changes that make the photography they show off much mor [...]
JUDICIAL CONTRADICTION — Why a Corporation Got a Religious Exemption, But a Photographer Didn’t – David Walker:”After the Supreme Court issued its ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, granting a corporation an exemption to a federal law on the grounds that the law “burdens the exercise of religion” of the company’s owners, we wo [...]
AMATEUR DRONE PILOTS ARRESTED — for Flying Too Close to NYPD Chopper – Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai. Two amateur drone pilots have been arrested for flying drones too close to a New York police chopper. Wilkins Mendoza, 23, and Remy Castro, 34, were flying two drones near the George Washington Bridge in New York City when [...]
ARE WE LOOKING AT A. . . . FADING INDUSTRY? – Janet Smith:“You might call a market vibrant if it attracts top-tier investors, posts annual sales of about $2 billion and is marked by innovative and evolving distribution centers and ever-easier entry.But for many photographers,the market for stock photography has become far less a [...]
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Pre-Flight CAMERA CHARGE-UP — The TSA Could Abscond with It —if It Doesn’t Power On – DL Cade: ”TSA has announced that those flying to the US from certain parts of the world may be asked to power on their electronics to make sure, as part of new security measures, they are not hiding explosives. If the gadget doesn’t [...]
MEDIA INDUSTRY REVENUE IS UP — Nearly 5% Year Over Year; Tops $7 Billion for Q1 2014. ABM attributes this revenue gain, in part, to surging digital ad sales. Digital ad revenue for the first quarter of 2014 increased by 19.5 percent over the first quarter of 2013. SOURCE: http://tinyurl.com/km4cyym
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PAPARAZZI ARE GOOD FOR US – Andrew Mendelson: “Every day, celebrities and paparazzi are engaged in an ongoing struggle in cities, nightclubs and other public places around the world. The nature of this struggle is most often defined by celebrities, by those in their employ and by those sympathetic to their perceived plight, all [...]
WATCH THE LIL’ KIM CASE – Carolyn E. Wright, Esq.: “Back in October, Canadian artist Samantha Ravndahl produced a step-by-step tutorial on how to create a “glam zombie” look using makeup and posted it to her Instagram and other social media outlets. About a month later, Lil’ Kim announced cover for her new single “Dead Gal Walki [...]
TWISTER: Couple’s Daring Tornado Wedding Pics Will Blow You Away – Neha Prakash: “A couple in Saskatchewan, Canada, had an unexpected guest photobomb their wedding pictures when a tornado touched down near their reception venue. Instead of fretting about overcast skies, the couple and photographer, Colleen Niska, used the natural [...]