Photography News

In an effort to combat misinformation and fake news, Instagram recently rolled out a new feature that flags fake photos. But now some photographers are wondering whether the system is going too far and making it harder to share and view certain types of photography. San Francisco-based photographer Toby Harriman was scrolling through his main
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Italian Vogue‘s first issue of 2020 will feature zero photography in order to “send a message” about sustainability. Instead of photos, the issue is illustrated by artists, avoiding the “travelling, shipping entire wardrobes of clothes or polluting in any way” involved in a typical Vogue photo shoot. The issue was announced prominently on the magazine’s
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The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and UNESCO are calling for a “thorough investigation” into the death of freelance photographer and journalist Albertina Martínez, who was found dead in her apartment mere days after she went out to cover anti-government protests in Chile. According to The Guardian and CPJ, Martínez’ body was found on November
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[embedded content] A news photographer on the scene covering a foggy highway crash yesterday had a crazy near-death experience when an 18-wheeler suddenly appeared, lost control, and overturned into the wrecked cars and law enforcement in its path. The photographer’s camera managed to capture the entire incident. KCBD NewsChannel 11 reports that veteran photographer Caleb
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Apple’s Made-for-iPhone (MFi) licensing program may soon allow third parties to create dedicated strobes for current and future iPhones. According to sources who spoke with 9to5Mac, MFi partners were briefed on “new specs” that will allow them to manufacture strobes that connect and sync over the Lightning port instead of Bluetooth. The report cites “sources
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In an attempt to fight misinformation spread through photos and video, Instagram is adding a “False Information” warning to the platform. Using a combination of user reporting and automation, suspected content will be sent to independent fact-checkers for review and flagged as “false” if it turns out to be fake. According to Instagram, content will
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