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Josh Haner, Tyler Hicks Win 2014 Pulitzer Prizes for Photography

April 14, 2014 - New York Times staff photographers Tyler Hicks and Josh Haner won the 2014 Pulitzer Prizes for Breaking News Photography and Feature Photography, respectively. More »

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Obituary: Per Folkver, Award-winning Photo Editor, 61

March 31, 2014 - The former picture editor in chief of Politiken and mentor to Jan Grarup, Jacob Erbahn, Jacob Aue Sobol and other award-winning photojournalists died March 30. More »

Appeals Court Says Streamlined Copyright Registration for Collections Is Legal

March 20, 2014 -  The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals re-instates Alaska Stock's copyright infringement claim against textbook publisher Houghton Mifflin on the grounds that the agency's bulk registration of images was valid after all. More »

Daniel Gordon Foam Award

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Daniel Gordon Wins 2014 Foam Paul Huf Award of $27,700

March 14, 2014 - The American photographer and collage artist has won the international award which honors a photographer under 35 and comes with a 20,000 euro prize.  More »

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2014 Hasselblad Award of $156K Given to Miyako Ishiuchi

March 07, 2014 - The award committee commended Ishiuchi's innovative style and approach to her work, and noted that she has been a role model for young women artists in the male-dominated field of photography in Japan. More »

Getty's Free Image Program: New Revenue Model, or a Surrender to Copyright Infringement?

March 06, 2014 - Getty Images makes its photo collection available for free to non-commercial users, hoping to drive more sales of commercial use licenses. But is it undermining copyright in the process?  More »

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Sebastian Liste Wins 2014 Alexia Foundation Grant of $20k

February 27, 2014 - Sebastián Liste has won the $20,000 2014 Alexia Foundation professional grant for his ongoing project “The New Culture of Violence in Latin America.” More »

John Stanmeyer's World Press Photo winning image of African migrants on the shore in Djibouti city searching for cell service.

© John Stanmeyer

John Stanmeyer Wins 2013 World Press Photo of the Year

February 14, 2014 - American photographer John Stanmeyer of won the 2013 World Press Photo of the Year for an image depicting African migrants standing on the beach in Djibouti, holding mobile phones aloft in an effort to get an inexpensive wireless signal. More »

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AP Cuts Ties with Photographer Narciso Contreras Over Photoshopped Image

January 23, 2014 - Associated Press (AP) cut ties with Pulitzer Prize-winning freelance photographer Narciso Contreras for altering a news photograph he shot in Syria.  More »

John Dominis Mickey Mantle Yankee Stadium

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Obituary: John Dominis, Prolific LIFE Photographer, 92

December 30, 2013 - Among his most famous images for LIFE were the "Black Power salute" at the Mexico City Olympics, and intimate photo essays on Frank Sinatra and Steve McQueen.  More »

©Saul Leiter, courtesy gallery FIFTY ONE, Antwerp

Obituary: Saul Leiter, Legendary Color Photography Artist

November 28, 2013 -  Artist Saul Leiter, who spent decades working in relative obscurity before his talents as a pioneering color photographer came to light, died November 26 in New York City at the age of 89.


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Morel v. AFP Copyright Verdict: Defense Strategy to Devalue Photos and Vilify Photographer Backfires

November 26, 2013 - The $1.2 million jury verdict in the Morel v. AFP copyright infringement case was a vindication for photographer Daniel Morel that sent a strong message to photo agencies: Don't distribute images by freelancers without permission, then vilify the photographer for defending his rights.   More »

Olivier Jobard Tim Hetherington Grant

© Olivier Jobard, Myop / 2013 Tim Hetherington Grant

Photographer Olivier Jobard Wins 2013 Tim Hetherington Grant

November 11, 2013 -  The French photojournalist will use the grant of 20,000 pounds to complete a project on two Afghan immigrants trying to get to Paris. More »

Deborah Turbeville St Petersburg

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Obituary: Deborah Turbeville, Pioneering Fashion Photographer

October 25, 2013 - Renowned for fashion stories of the Seventies and Eighties, Deborah Turbeville photographed architecture and travel throughout her career. She died October 24 in New York City. More »

Robin Hammond Condemned Smith Fund Grant

© Robin Hammond

Robin Hammond Wins $30,000 W. Eugene Smith Fund Grant

October 17, 2013 - The photographer will use the grant to continue his project about the neglect and abuse of the mentally ill in Africa. More »

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