A close Look at Media restrictions during the Olympics

There are strict rules on what ticketholders can do with photos and videos they take.And one thing’s clear – they can only post them on their Facebook, YouTube and Twitter pages and personal blogs if there’s no commercial purpose involved! Excuse me but aren't they your photos? #photography   http://blogs.pressgazette.co.uk/wire/9013 Embedded Link Don’t mention the ‘O’ word: A closer look at those Olympic media restrictions … Continue reading A close Look at Media restrictions during the Olympics

Winning Photographer Photographs Economic Hardship and Needs Work

Anthony Suau wins the World Press Photo for a second time for a photograph illustrating the current economic hardship – but the real story is that he had to persuade Time to run the photographs, and that he admits that he has only had one commission in the last two months World Press Photo Winners Anthony Suau Continue reading Winning Photographer Photographs Economic Hardship and Needs Work

Photographers under surveillance…again!

Two respected photographers have found themselves under surveillance while waiting to cover a protest in Brighton. Photojournalist Marc Vallée and another photographer were filmed by the police ‘Forward Intelligence Team’ (FIT) while waiting in their car for the protest to start. Media workers, but especially photographers have been claiming they are being targeted by the FIT team for some months now mainly during protest or … Continue reading Photographers under surveillance…again!

The good old days to the norm with compact image transmition devices

I have to say I really enjoyed this post as it reminded me of when I was working as a sports photographer for a national press agency. It is also strange to think that photographers use common solutions to their problems, as I have been using the Pocket Phojo and a PDA for the last year to do remote transmitions, with the Nikon D2x or … Continue reading The good old days to the norm with compact image transmition devices