WHAT’S GOING ON ?

WHAT’S GOING ON ?
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FEDS MOVE TO BAN DRONES

FEDS MOVE TO BAN DRONES
  FEDS MOVE TO BAN DRONES …in 400 national parks. Joan Lowy: (Associated Press): “The National Park Service is taking steps to ban drones from 84 million acres of public lands and waterways, saying the unmanned aircraft annoy visitors, harass wildlife and threaten safety. Jonathan Jarvis, the park service’s director, t [...]

FREE TRAVEL

FREE TRAVEL
  FREE TRAVEL Ellyn Ruddick: PHOTOGRAPHER “COUCH SURFS” AROUND THE WORLD AND TAKES PORTRAITS OF HIS HOSTS. With a flourishing network of over 6 million members, CouchSurfing is able to connect world travelers with hosts from around the world. Through this organization, which is active in over 100,000 cities globally, diverse [...]

$200K TO SETTLE CLAIM

$200K TO SETTLE CLAIM
  $200K TO SETTLE CLAIM Suffolk County, New York has agreed to pay freelance news videographer Philip Datz $200,000 to settle civil rights claims stemming from Datz’s unlawful arrest for recoding county police activity on a public street in 2011. The officer shown repeatedly ordered Datz to “go away.” When Datz questioned the order, the [...]

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CANON’s CLOUD

CANON’s CLOUD
CANON’s CLOUD — Katie Nelson: “Canon has entered the cloud-based storage arena, albeit a bit late. Irista is the photo company’s first foray into the storage universe, which has long been dominated by platforms like Google Drive and iCloud. Interestingly, Irista does not have its own sharing area. Rather, it allows users to share [...]

Most Moving Wedding Photos

Most Moving Wedding Photos
Most Moving Wedding Photos — Dan Good: “Michael Wolber and April Hartley were all ready for their wedding. The ceremony was scheduled for Saturday in Bend, Oregon – but before they could walk down the aisle, brush fires about six miles away churned into a giant wildfire. Firefighters told the crowd to evacuate – so following the ceremo [...]

Photography From The Future:

Photography From The Future:
Photography From The Future: Facial Recognition Software Lands A Chicago Robber 22 Years In Jail – Maaz Khan: “Around the beginning of last year, the Chicago Police department began implementing new technology by NEC into their order of operations – a facial recognition software called NeoFace. A man named Pierre Martin was recently ar [...]

WIPED OUT

WIPED OUT
WIPED OUT — Shameless Internet Scammer Cons Austin-Based Photographer Out of Prints and Profits – Alyssa Coppelman: “Austin-based photographer Polly Chandler, beloved in the photo community for her beautiful, storied photographs as well as for her winning personality, was recently the victim of an Internet scam that left he [...]

PhotoDaily

PhotoDaily
Not a PhotoDaily subscriber? Some of the selections you may have missed. OIL AND GAS DRILLING EQUIPMENT, OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, BIRD MIGRATIONS, SCENICS OF NORTH DAKOTA, NEW MEXICO, TEXAS WILDLIFE, OFFICIALS AT HIGH SCHOOL OR COLLEGE LEVEL SPORTS, POWER BOATS IN SAN FRANCISCO BAY, GRAPE GROWING, FAMILY LIVING VACATIONS, DOGS, CAPE AND ISLAND S [...]

UNMASKED:

UNMASKED:
UNMASKED: Photographer Behind Controversial Canon Blog Reveals Why He’s Calling It Quits – by Dan Havlik: “After tweeting on the FCW Twitter account last week that he was planning to pull the plug on Fake Chuck Westfall, the man behind the controversial blog agreed to be interviewed by PDN to explain who he is, why he created FCW, and why he [...]

YOU TAKES YOUR CHANCES

YOU TAKES YOUR CHANCES
  YOU TAKES YOUR CHANCES – Andrea Romano Photo Series Looks at the Grotesque Side of Beauty Rituals — Some women change nearly every aspect of their bodies in order to be deemed “beautiful.” They paint their nails, style their hair, put on makeup and even subject themselves to painful surgical treatments in the p [...]

BIG REPAIR JOB

BIG REPAIR JOB
BIG REPAIR JOB — Nikon Allocates $17.7 Million to Repair D600 Issues… and Its Reputation – DL Cade: If you’re wondering just how big of a pain in the butt for Nikon the D600 sensor oil/dust issues have been, all you have to do is go back into our archives and read about the lawsuits and the outrage… http://tinyurl.com/nuw487a &nb [...]

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
WHERE ARE THEY NOW? One year after. 28 Sun-Times photojournalists were laid-off. Here’s a rough breakdown of where they ended up: http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/mediawire/254014/one-year-after-28-sun-times-photojournalists-were-laid-off-where-are-they-now/

LAZINESS

LAZINESS
LAZINESS AS A REMEDY — Barry Schwartz: “ I’m lazy, always looking for the easier way. Problem is, the easier way takes so much work to set up it can really stress me out. As far as clients go, my stress is not their problem; it’s all about them, as it should be. Here are a few tips that simplify my client’s lives, and my own: SOURCE: h [...]

BOOKING FACES

BOOKING FACES
    BOOKING FACES — NSA Collects Millions of Images Each Day for Facial Recognition – Kurt Wagner:: “The National Security Agency is collecting “huge numbers” of photos from emails, text messages, social media, videoconferences and other forms of communication for facial recognition purposes, according [...]

CAMERA CARRYING COPS

CAMERA CARRYING COPS
  CAMERA CARRYING COPS — London police to carry cameras–not guns – Ron Leach: The London Metropolitan Police Department has embarked upon a pilot program in which some 500 police officers will utilize body-worn video cameras while patrolling the streets of nine London boroughs. The intent is to not only use the cameras [...]

Myspace Is Embarrassing Users

Myspace Is Embarrassing Users
  Myspace Is Embarrassing Users With Old Photos to Win Them Back – Kurt Wagner: The social network is emailing users old photos of themselves in hopes of enticing them to return to Myspace. The emails include one or two old photos and a line that reads, “The good, the rad and the what were you thinking…” along wi [...]