As film continues down the road of discontinuations and production cuts in lieu of the growing digital age, there’s going to be a time in which most, if not all, types of film stock breathe their proverbial dying breaths and mark the last time specific types are used due to availability.
While 13-year old frequent garage-sale devotee Addison Logan surely enjoys the thrill of the unknown when searching for odds and ends at local rummage sales, nothing could have braced him for what he found this past Thursday, May 24, 2012 on another one of his garage-sale excursions.
Very Reminiscent of Vivian Maier, an unassuming yet incredible street photography talent that chose to live a life of obscurity as a Chicago-based nanny rather than pursue a life in the arts, comes a similar tale of uncovered talent also stumbled upon only by chance.
Over the course of the 20th Century, the Iconic American news publication, The New York Times, has shared countless profound, compelling, and memorable images from around the world, each highlighted by the equally thought-provoking editorials that accompanied each still daily.
Setting a Precedent? Connecticut Senate Bill 245 Passed – Protects Citizens’ Right to Record and Photograph Police While on the Job
At a time when citizens all over the United States are constantly being punished and arrested for exercising their constitutional right to free press comes the passage of a fundamental law in Connecticut that provides citizens, especially photographers and filmmakers, the opportunity to carry out legal actions against police officers who arrest them for recording in public. Senate Bill 245, which was introduced by Democratic State Senator of Connecticut Eric Coleman, was approved and now must go before the House, and is planned to go into effect on October 1st of this year.
With all of the recent and persistent headlines concerning the violation of photographers’ rights all over the world comes another story of an infringed photographer’s rights out in London.
After capturing some photographs of a police car and a police van collision, a local photographer was confronted by police officers and told to quit taking pictures and leave the scene immediately. When approached, the man was on a public street, bringing to the light the fact that he was not interfering with police operations and in the legal realm of the law.
Documenting the Trafficking of Endangered Animals in Asia: A Photographer’s Mission to Raise Awareness
For over ten years, photographers Patrick Brown and Benjamin Davies have made it an imperative precedence to document the trafficking of endangered animals in Asia. According to Brown, all he is doing is recording what is happening through his photographs, and if he can give a voice to them, then he is achieving his objective as not only an individual, but a photographer, too.
The Story Behind 2012 Pulitzer Prize Winner Craig F. Walker’s Photo Series Welcome Home: The Story of Scott Ostrom
For The Denver Post photojournalist and 2012 Pulitzer Prize Winner Craig F. Walker, passion, hard work, and determination for his craft have paid off… again. For the second time in three years, the talented photographer has earned the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. In 2010, Walker won for his photojournalist project series entitled Ian Fisher: American Soldier, which documented a young man’s transformation from a high school student into an American soldier fighting in Iraq.
Last July, professional video journalist Philip Datz was standing on a public street in Long Island, New York with some fellow bystanders watching the aftermath of a police chase. When Sergeant Michael Milton of the Suffolk County Police Department caught sight of Datz recording the ordeal, he wasted no time in rushing over to the news videographer and nastily demanded him to stop recording and leave the scene immediately.