It has been almost a month since photographer William Eggleston’s 36 prints were auctioned off at Christie’s in New York City. At the beginning of February, we posted an article about the famed color photography contributor and stated that the auction was expected to take in more than $2.7 million in total auction revenue. Weeks have passed since the historic evening at the auction house and one New York art collector is not thrilled about the transactions that took place…
William Eggleston Sued By Art Collector After Auctioning-Off $5.9 Million in Re-Prints of Historic Images
Quick News – As previously reported and right on queue, Carl Zeiss has announced two new additions to the CP.2 line of Compact Prime cine-lenses, with the 15mm T/2.9 and 135mm T/2.1 shown above, set to be properly unveiled and showcased at NAB 2012.
A Beacon of Hope: A Small Town’s Newspaper Keeping Photojournalism Alive and Acknowledged for Doing So
With the economy still in distress and the need for staff photojournalists continuing to dwindle at various publications, a beaming glimmer of hope has come in the form of the Dubois County Herald, a small town newspaper based out of Jasper, Indiana. Unlike many publications that have cut the cord on using their staff photojournalists to rely on freelancers and the public in an effort to save some cash, the newspaper in the spotlight has made it a top priority to not only focus on photojournalism as a means of getting out the news to their readers, but also to allow their staff photojournalists to keep their jobs and receive their yearly raise.
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