It used to be that photojournalism could be done by everyone. Lately, this seem to have shifted. When Bob Capa decided to go cover the Spanish civil war, he took with him ( or was it the opposite ?), photographer Gerda Taro. Probably because she died much earlier than Capa ( in 1937), her work Read More →

A dream come true : your image being used everywhere. A nightmare come true : you don’t get a penny while others are. A frightening true life example of what happens to your photographs in the XXI. The Stolen Scream: A Story About Noam Galai from FStoppers on Vimeo. The question is : was the Read More →

UPP talking

Is it the end of microstock and royalty free ? No, not because of decline in usage but rather as a result of powerful litigation. A french organization certainly thinks so. The Union des Photographes Professionels , UPP (Union of professional photographers) just recently held a round table 0n the damages of royalty free, it’s Read More →

The fire has been put out, at least for now. According to an article on the BJP, maitre Gorrias has clearly said he will not destroy the images that are now under his control. It  still remains very important that those photographers who suspect they have images in the Sygma archives ( and who have Read More →