We’ve posted a few of articles concerning how some of our fellow international artists have experienced a plethora of struggles pertaining to their respected nation’s censorship and restriction of their photographic works of art. Although there have been some legal cases in the U.S. where artists have felt as though their constitutional rights to freedom of expression have been violated, and some cases where they may have, the situations can’t be as bad as what creatives abroad have had to face in general, take Iranian visual artist and filmmaker Jafar Panahi, for example…
The Story of Iranian Filmmaker Jafar Panahi: A Man Arrested, Exiled in his Own Home, and Punished for Expressing His Creativity
Back in February, when Photo Rumors first broke the story of an expected Sony lens price increase due to take effect this past April 1st for the U.S. market, many were holding their breath for the slim chance that the report was nothing more than an April fool day gag. But, surely enough, April 1st has come and gone, and as expected, has left behind a new set of prices for a total of 30 A and E-mount Sony lenses, with increases ranging from $30-$700.
Quick News – After a long, 16 months of IOS exclusivity, Instagram is finally available to download for all compatible Android devices on the Google Play Store. The release comes just weeks after Kevin Systrom and Mike Kreiger, Instagram’s founders, showcased the app in all of its Android-powered glory at this year’s South by Southwest conference and festival.
Surprisingly enough, it seems as though Canon was able to keep at least one camera announcement under the wraps from the general public this year, quietly unveiling their latest astrophotography-enhanced DSLR and the successor to the EOS 20Da – the EOS 60Da.