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New Pentax K-3 II Sees Stars

Thu, 2015-04-23 07:00
 The Pentax K-3 II features built-in GPS, improved image stabilization and the ability to freeze stars in the sky during long exposures.
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Obituary: Lars Tunbjork, Photographer of Everyday Absurdity, 59

Mon, 2015-04-13 07:00
 Swedish photographer Lars Tunbjork, whose humorous, deadpan images were published and exhibited internationally and won him a World Press Photo award, died last week.
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Arne Svenson Exonerated on Appeal in Privacy Invasion Case

Fri, 2015-04-10 07:00
The fine art photographer's images of his neighbors, photographed through their uncovered windows, are protected by the First Amendment, a New York appeals court says. 
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Major 4K Launch from Canon Delivers C300 Mark II, New XC10 Video Cameras

Wed, 2015-04-08 07:00
Canon goes 4K crazy with an update to its C300 cinema camera and an entirely new hybrid 4K camera, the XC10. 
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Nikon Brings Blazing Burst, 4K Video to New Mirrorless Camera

Thu, 2015-04-02 07:00
 Nikon is taking another stab at the mirrorless segment with the J5, a 60 fps bursting, 4K video recording camera.
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New Gear for Video Shooters as NAB Beckons

Tue, 2015-03-31 07:00
 Here's a look at some of the new video gear that is debuting at NAB 2015.
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Court Sustains Infringement Claim over Thomas Franklin's 9/11 Photo

Fri, 2015-03-27 07:00
A federal court is leaving it to a jury to decide whether Fox News Network's unauthorized use of Thomas Franklin's iconic 9/11 photo was fair use.
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Court Rejects Daniel Morel's $2.5 Million Claim for Legal Fees Against Getty, AFP

Thu, 2015-03-26 07:00
A federal judge says the purposes of the Copyright Act "are not furthered by awarding fees and costs" to Morel, who won a $1.2 million jury verdict for copyright infringement in 2013.
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Momo Okabe Wins the Foam Paul Huf Award 2015

Wed, 2015-03-25 07:00
The Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam (Foam) has announced the winner of its Foam Paul Huf Award 2015, Momo Okabe. Okabe won for her projects “Dildo” and “Bible,” which explore her relationships with two of her lovers as they transition from female to male.
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What the New USB Type-C Port Means for Photographers

Tue, 2015-03-10 07:00
Welcome to the era of USB Type-C.
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Sony Adds Four New FE Lenses

Thu, 2015-03-05 08:00
 Sony has four new lenses for its mirrorless camera system.
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World Press Photo Disqualifies Controversial Prize Winner

Wed, 2015-03-04 08:00
An investigation by World Press Photo determined that not all the images in Giovanni Troilo's controversial story were shot in Charleroi, Belgium, as he had claimed in his captions.
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Impossible Project Updates Instant Lab

Tue, 2015-03-03 08:00
 The Polaroid-inspired Impossible Project has updated its mobile Instant Lab camera.
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Paolo Marchetti Wins $20K 2015 Alexia Foundation Grant

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:00
Marchetti won for a project that will look at one of the fashion industries most controversial supply chains. 
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Arri Alexa Mini: A Slimmed Down Cinema Camera

Tue, 2015-02-24 08:00
Arri's new Alexa Mini downsizes the cinema system for gimbals, drones and run-and-gun shooting.
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How a Computer Programmer and Special Effects Guru Gave Birth to Photoshop

Thu, 2015-02-19 08:00
 In graduate school, Thomas Knoll was teaching computers how to see photos. His brother John was plying his trade at Industrial Light and Magic. The two combined to make digital imaging history.
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FAA's Proposed Drone Rules Won't Bar Photography

Tue, 2015-02-17 08:00
 The FAA has issued its long-awaited proposed rules for commercial drone use.
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Mads Nissen Wins World Press Photo of the Year 2014 Prize

Thu, 2015-02-12 08:00
Danish photographer Mads Nissen wins the World Press Photo of the Year 2014 prize for an image showing a gay couple during an intimate moment in St. Petersburg, Russia.
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Obituary: Will McBride, Photographer of Youth and Sexuality, Age 84

Fri, 2015-01-30 08:00
Will McBride, who documented post-war Germany and published numerous books of his honest, intimate photos of young people, died in Berlin Janary 30. 
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New Wide Angle Lenses Arrive from Tamron, Tokina

Fri, 2015-01-30 08:00
 New wide angle lenses from Tamron and Tokina will help DSLR shooters take in all the scenery.
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