This is what happens when you tweet : Your little message in bottle that you thought was so important disappears in a sea of messages. We are not saying you shouldn’t tweet, just saying you should take pictures instead.

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So.. No idea what to shoot next ? well, why don’t you get your camera to choose? This company has launched a prototype that can tell you if the image if the image you are about to shoot is aesthetically nice or not . The camera , in itself, is not much. It is actually Read More →

So, it seems that most people would consider that we have reach a turning point in our industry. Which one, no one is really sure. Let’s see if we can fix that. What happens when people are asked to perform the same task for less  compensation they are used to receiving ? Well, they use Read More →

Stop thinking about yourself and start thinking about your clients. Here and there, and almost everywhere you hear, or read, photographers and photo agencies complaining about this or about that. Their complains can be resumed to : ” But what about me” Always starts with “I “. I used to make more money, I used Read More →

 ( the issue with the player has been fixed) A great and insightful interview of VII Manager Stephen Mayes. You want to understand where the photo industry is going, you have to listen to him : Thank you Gerald Holubowicz

 The Long love affair between photography and Media is over . Because the editorial world is replacing experience photo editors with journalistic background for inexperience pixel pushers that are ordered to select the cheapest images, regardless of quality, they are opening the visual airways for steep competition. A bit like traditional Royalty free opened the Read More →

 Breaking news: Getty backs off the Rex Features deal.. See Getty’s internal email: From: Nick Evans-Lombe, Chief Operating Officer and Adrian Murrell, SVP Global Editorial Hello, As you know, in April we announced our intention to purchase Rex Features. We decided to voluntarily go to the Office of Fair Trading in the UK for them Read More →

So, the French minister of Culture ( at least they have one) descends to the Arles photo festival like a conqueror and announces, probably very proud of himself, that he and his photo committee he created a while back,  will create a photo portal. A French one, in three languages ( French , English and Read More →

There is more than oil spreading in the Gulf of Mexico. There is also a veil of secrecy slowly being pulled upon the effects of the spill. In the pure tradition of “If you can’t see it, it doesn’t exist”, more and more rules and regulations are being implemented in order to block photographers . Read More →