Photography News

Getty Images has announced an… interesting partnership with the creators of the video game Grand Turismo. In light of the pandemic and the rise of eSports, the photo agency will begin using “world-class motorsports photographers” to capture “stunning in-game photography” from the FIA’s Grand Turismo Championships. In other words: Getty is now licensing video game
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If you ever receive a direct message on Instagram informing you that copyright infringement has been detected in your photos, beware: it may actually be a cleverly-disguised phishing scam. This particular scam was first reported by Fstoppers writer Andy Day, who received a copyright infringement message that was purportedly from The North Face Chile (@thenorthfacechile).
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This month photography, like everything else, has been dominated by the novel coronavirus and protests. Here are some of the stories and photos that did not make it into our regular coverage. Addressing Racism and Issues of Representation Through Photography –BJPCarrie Mae Weems, Dana Scruggs, Lola Flash, and Mark Sealy invite us to look and
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Panasonic has announced the LUMIX G100, a new compact mirrorless camera that’s designed for vlogging and creative video content. “Intuitive controls, visually engaging images and excellent sound quality are hallmarks of the new LUMIX G100, raising the bar for content production and user experience in the vlog camera category,” Panasonic says. “Usability is further enhanced
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Face Depixelizer is an amazing new AI-powered app that can take an ultra-low-res pixelated photo of a face and turn it into a realistic portrait photo. Created by Russian developer Denis Malimonov, the app utilizes the power of StyleGAN, which famously can generate realistic portraits of people who don’t exist. After taking in a pixel
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Fox News is being slammed for breaching journalism ethics after it published Photoshopped news photos of protests in Seattle. The outlet has pulled the misleading photos and apologized. The Seattle Times first reported on the digitally altered and misleading photos published in Fox News‘ coverage of Seattle’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ), where occupation protesters
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[embedded content] PBS NewsHour aired this 7-minute Race Matters segment on the camera’s role over the past decades in not only documenting social movements but also shaping and shifting public perception. (Warning: This video contains violent and disturbing images.) “I see the camera as a visual diary,” NYU photography historian and curator Deborah Willis tells
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