Finding the source of a photo on the web is seldom easy. This photo of a serene piano player on the streets of Kiev, playing placidly in the rain while facing helmeted security forces, quickly went viral yesterday. Here is how I found the source…
On Tuesday Google released its new social media application Google Buzz and by Thursday it had 10 million users. Is this a harbinger of things to come? What does Buzz offer photographers seeking to engage with customers.
Tuesday afternoon, just before 2pm PST, the 7.0 quake hit Haiti leveling much of Port au Prince. Not content with texting a contribution, San Francisco photojournalist Lane Hartwellwanted to do more. Why not produce a magazine as a fundraiser?
What does 2010 hold for photographers? Will the economic recovery lead to a return to healthy profits? Will the abundance of digital media continue to drive up supply and drive down prices? Will newer technologies emerge to further disrupt the business of photography? or to offer startling new opportunities?
Travel photographers. Have you ever receieved free or discounted gear or travel ?
The FTC has proposed new rules on disclosure and endorsements which all travel journalists should review and understand.