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Copyright is Under Attack for Photographers in Serbia

Photographers in Serbia are protesting and raising awareness this week in response to a new proposal in parliament that threatens the basic copyright of their photos.Reuters reports that the ruling Serbian Progressive Party is attempting to define photos as the result of “a routine mechanical act,” and therefore something that ...

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These Photos Got a Photographer Banned from North Korea

Photographer Éric Lafforgue has spent years traveling the world to shoot documentary photos for well-known publications. He was even given rare access to North Korea, where he shot thousands of photos showing citizens and government officials going about their daily lives. After his 6th trip to the country in September ...

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Homido mini is a VR Viewer That Folds Up and Fits In Your Pocket

Homido mini is a new virtual reality viewer that’s designed to be a smaller and sleeker alternative to Google Cardboard.The device is made of plastic, and the two halves of the eyepiece can fold up to allow the viewer to easily fit inside your pocket. “Mini’s portability, durability and affordability ...

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Eyeborg: The Man Who Replaced His Eyeball with a Camera

Rob Spence is a filmmaker who calls himself the “Eyeborg.” After losing sight in his right eye at age 9 by incorrectly shooting a shotgun, Spence decided 26 years later to have his sightless eye removed and replaced with a digital camera.After sharing his initial eye camera back in 2011, ...

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Photojournalist Mugged by Refugees He Was Trying to Help

Dutch photojournalist Teun Voeten and videographer Maaike Engels were shooting a documentary at a migrant camp in Calais, France, earlier this month when the photographer was mugged by three refugees armed with pepper spray and a knife. The attack was stopped when other migrants in the camp came to the ...

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Photographer Sues Twitter for Not Removing Photos Despite DMCA Requests

A photographer has launched a copyright infringement lawsuit against Twitter, claiming that the social media company failed to remove a photo of hers that was posted without permission, and even after she sent multiple DMCA takedown requests to have the posts deleted.TorrentFreak reports that Wisconsin-based photographer Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly filed ...

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100 Photographers ‘Flash Mob’ a Couple’s First Dance

During a wedding reception back in September 2013, photographer Tammy Bryan and the couple decided to have a little fun with the guests by organizing a flash mob. Bryan is the organizer of the Greater Cincinnati Photographers Club, and she asked 100 of the group’s photographers to help brighten up ...

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Fujifilm is Testing Medium Format Sensors

Fujifilm produced medium format cameras back in the heyday of film, but the company has focused on smaller formats ever since digital photography burst onto the scene. It’s not ruling out a return to the medium format market — in fact, Fuji says it’s actively researching and testing medium format ...

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