Archive for June 2010

30 Jun, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes

NOT MY IMAGES -- Wildlife Photographer Sues Zara Over Images - Renowned photographer Nick Brandt commands from $10,000 to more than $65,000 a pop for his prints depicting African wildlife, so when his images allegedly popped up unauthorized on Zara's $39.90 dresses, he sued for copyright infringement, , according to WWD.

COVERING ALL THE BASES -- Five Things You Can Do to Protect Your Online Images - It’s almost a must now for photographers to post their images online. With the advantages of a broader and more accessible market, the Internet also has the disadvantage that it’s much easier for others to steal your work. But there are things you can do to protect your photos. SOURCE: Carolyn E. Wright, a/k/a the Photo Attorney®,

HIGH PLACES -- French photographer Francois-Marie Banier stands trial
Francois-Marie Banier, who is a French celebrity photographer, is set to stand trial facing charges that he obtained many millions of euros from one of the richest women in the world.

23 Jun, 2010 | Posted by: photosource

NO NUDES IS BAD NEWS -- Sheryln Chopra Nude Pictures Banned By Twitter. Sherlyn Chopra had updated her nude pictures on Twitter a few days ago. Twitter reportedly asked bollywood actress and model Sherlyn Chopra not to upload such images that could raise eyebrows and generate controversies. Social activists have condemned Chopra, and have also warned her of legal action for her act. In her defence Sherlyn Chora maintained, “Is there no freedom of expression anymore? My images are sensual, not suggestive. I’m an Indian and I shall not do anything that goes against my ethos.”

02 Jun, 2010 | Posted by: photosource

STILL GOING -- Shepard Fairey lawyer says fair-use case isn't over yet. A lawyer for Shepard Fairey said the legal battle between the Los Angeles street artist and the Associated Press was far from over, despite a recent AP article to the contrary. SOURCE: David Ng; Los Angeles TIMES