New Streamlined Copyright Registration

© Paul Mozell 2015 I just registered several thousand new images with the US Copyright Office and was pleased to discover that the process has been streamlined. Although the interface is still  archaic and 1990’s-looking, an announcement  states that as of January 2015 they have tuned things up. A few…

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Know Your Rights: Photographers | American Civil Liberties Union

Taking photographs of things that are plainly visible from public spaces is a constitutional right – and that includes federal buildings, transportation facilities, and police and other government officials carrying out their duties. Unfortunately, there is a widespread, continuing pattern of law enforcement officers ordering people to stop taking photographs…

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So Where Can I Fly My Drone? – Mt. Rushmore vs. Oregon Dunes – Businessweek

So Where Can I Fly My Drone? – Mt. Rushmore vs. Oregon Dunes – Businessweek. This is very relevant to both professional and hobbyist photographers. We’ll be watching carefully as the drone issue unfolds and the FAA and local government decide how to deal with them.

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Getty makes millions of photos free for online use – CNN.com

Is this a good thing? Your opinion? (CNN) — Online photo archive Getty Images is opening 35 million images to online publishers to use free of charge, acknowledging that many of its pictures are already being copied anyway.

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Calumet Photographic files for bankruptcy and suddenly closes down – Consumer News – Crain’s Chicago Business

Calumet Photographic files for bankruptcy and suddenly closes down – Consumer News – Crain’s Chicago Business. The abrupt closing of the Calumet Photographic stores in the US can only mean that they were unable to compete with Amazon and perhaps with a few of the megastores in New York. Over…

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Photography Podcasts: 3 Favorites

I’ve been hooked on podcasts for several years and I know there’s always something I can listen to during a long drive or a wait at the doctor’s office. Photography podcasts abound and several deserve a mention in this space. The visual medium of photography may seem like an unusual subject for audio broadcast, but it works.

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Hiker photographs bear just before fatal grizzly attack – CNN.com

Hiker photographs bear just before fatal grizzly attack – CNN.com.

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Washington Post HDR Photo Draws Strong Reaction

On Friday, January 13, the Washington Post published a photograph that utilized the technique known as HDR – or High Dynamic Range.

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Ilford Partners with Canon Offering Free Inkjet Prints to Photographers

Avon, CT, USA – JULY 26, 2011 – ILFORD America Inc. (www.ilford.com ), a leading developer and manufacturer of professional quality media for both inkjet printing and color photographic processes, today announced it has partnered with Canon USA Inc. on the new “Try My Photo” campaign , a limited-time offer exclusive to United States residents which will allow them to see one of their favorite images printed on ILFORD GALERIE media using the select Canon PIXMA Pro series printers .

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Great New Promotion From Think Tank

I’ve been using Think Tank camera bags for several years, and never pass up an opportunity to praise the design and ingenuity of their products. Think Tank has invited the readers of Photo-review to benefit from this great new promotion.  Just place an order over $50 and you’ll get a…

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