The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reports that a veteran photographer of a Nigerian newspaper died December 24 when a bomb exploded in his neighborhood in the central Nigerian city of Jos. The photographer, 43-year-old Augustine Sindyi, had worked for the Standard newspaper in Nigeria’s Plateau State for more than a decade. Sindyi was the third journalist to die in...
May 31, 2018
500px is entering into a “strategic distribution partnership” with Getty Images to make its 500px Marketplace images available through GettyImages.com. The 500px Marketplace was the platform’s direct licensing business, which is now being phased out in favor of an exclusive distribution deal with Getty. Getty will build “unique collections” to store and showcase 500px content. 500px images will be available... More »
May 25, 2017
Jalani Morgan’s exhibition “The Sum of All Parts,” a black-and-white series of portraits and reportage that captures significant moments in Toronto’s movement for Black liberation and social justice, has been showing since April 29 at Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival in Toronto. The installation reflects Morgan’s dedication to documenting the Black Toronto community, including Black Lives Matter TO, the Black Canadian... More »
March 25, 2016
Selfie sticks are a dime a dozen, but PolarPro’s PowerGrip H20 is unlike any selfie stick you’ve ever seen. It’s a waterproof monopod for GoPros with a built-in battery to provide extra juice for your GoPro 3+/4 as you explore the murky depths. The H20 is waterproof to a depth of 99 feet and includes a 6700mAh battery that can... More »