Archive for September 2010

29 Sep, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes



FUNDING PHOTOJOURNALISM
Two innovative platforms Emphas. Is and Flattr have arrived on the scene to help fund photojournalists’ work. Both platforms connect photographer and photobuyers, providing feel-good empowerment to photobuyers and monetary support for photo suppliers.
http://www.wired.com/rawfile/2010/09/new-web-platforms-make-it-easy-for-you-to-fund-photojournalism/
SOURCE: Pete Brook


22 Sep, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes




PHOTO BOOK AWARD -- Judith Stenneken Wins $25,000 Photography Book Now Prize - Photographer Judith Stenneken of Berlin has been awarded the $25,000 Grand Prize in the third annual Photography Book Now competition, sponsored by Blurb, for her photography book, Last Call. The book, a study of the now-shuttered Tempelhof Airport, a lifeline to West Berlin during the Cold War, was selected by the contest judges from more than 2,300 books submitted. SOURCE: PhotoDistrict News News http://www.pdnonline.com/pdn/content_display/photo-news/awards/e3id04ae3d9411a9f6b533f80d0f275ca55

GROWING PAINS -- Getty Images announced a new payment structure for those iStock contributors whose photos, videos, and other content it sells. But many fear the new plan--based on the contributor's performance during the previous year rather than the total images sold--will mean a significant cut in their payouts in 2011.
SOURCE: Stephen Shankland http://news.cnet.com/8301-30685_3-20015830-264.html


08 Sep, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes



GRANT AWARDS -- Winning photojournalists awarded Getty Images latest grants for editorial photography. Five professional and four student grants are awarded $120,000 collectively,to pursue their documentary photography projects
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20100902005282/en