Tired of going to multiple websites to find your photo industry news ? Well, playing around with RSS feeds, I was able to combine a few in the Photo Industry News Portal. (warning: hosting site subject to sudden burn outs) Unfortunately, some of the other photo sites do not know about RSS feeds, therefore cannot Read More →

Rome and the Romans had the Colosseum. Inside a huge arena, always fully packed with cheering and chanting crowds, they would introduce a gladiator. Sometimes he would fight other gladiators, sometimes it was wild beasts. They also staged elaborated recreation of distant wars so that the citizens of Rome could feel what it was like Read More →

From the press release: Getty Images Agrees to Acquire WireImage, a Renowned Brand in Entertainment, Event and Celebrity Imagery Move Boosts Company’s Capabilities in Fast-Growing Category SEATTLE – February 22, 2007 – It’s no secret. Now, more than ever, the world is fascinated with images of celebrities, entertainers and athletes. So much so, in fact, Read More →

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Social networking, aggregated marketplace, Web 2.0, my friends are your friends so we should share them, quantity brings quality, a whole lot of Kabula is going on in the photography world right now. Some call it “The End’, others, a “New Beginning”, there are screams of imminent apocalypse as arms are dropped to the ground Read More →

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I love to hear people complaining about the sorry state of photojournalism. Because, quite frankly, they complain more about the sorry state of their finances. Somewhere, somehow, there is this ongoing myth that being a photojournalism can make you extremely wealthy. It is a wrong career to choose, if income is a priority. The founding Read More →

First, note of interest: The French government has awarded Goksin Sipahioglu, a good friend of mine and a living legend in the world of photography, the highest reward a civilian can get from the country, the Legion D’honneur. Those who know me personally know that I am not very found of the French governement, but Read More →