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  • Is Celebrity Photographer Tyler Shields Inspired, Or Copying Other Artists

    05/30/2017 8:37:37 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 13 replies
    The Vice ^ | 1/14/16 | Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
    This level of success is surprising, given that a glance at his portfolio by anyone with even a cursory knowledge of the history of photography would reveal that a high number of his images look an awful lot like those of other photographers. And not obscure photographers, either. Many of his shots bear striking resemblances to the work of some of the most famous photographers of all time.
  • French photographer Mathias Depardon detained in Turkey

    05/10/2017 6:27:10 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 8 replies
    KOM News ^ | 10 May 2017 11:11 CEST | none stated
    Award winning photographer Mathias Depardon has been under detention in southeastern Turkey since Tuesday 9 May. A French photographer who had been living in Turkey for several years was detained in southeastern Turkey on Tuesday according to a report in French daily Le Monde.Mathias Depardon, an award winning independent photographer on assignment for National Geographic travelled to the historical town of Hasankeyf in Batman province on Monday and was detained along with his translator a day after his arrival.Turkish police confiscated Depardon’s equipment and after inspecting his social media accounts charged him with “propaganda for a terrorist organisation” based on four photographs he had shared...
  • Caption this (AK-47 video)

    04/05/2017 5:40:36 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 26 replies
  • Retiring Disneyland photographer shares some of his favorite images

    07/05/2016 7:18:30 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 21 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | July 5, 2016 | Mark Eades
    Capturing the magic of Disneyland in photos is something Paul Hiffmeyer has been doing for more than 10 years. But on July 5, he will hang up his Mickey Mouse ears as chief photographer at the Disneyland Resort and retire at age 70.
  • Jodi Arias: Her $2.1 million legal bill paid by taxpayers

    01/29/2014 10:58:41 AM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 18 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | January 28, 2014 | Brian Skoloff
    Jodi Arias was convicted of murder, but still awaits a sentence. So far, Arizona taxpayers have covered $2.1 million in legal fees for the Jodi Arias legal team and other costs associated with her case.
  • The pictures that captured a nation at war:Civil War photographer's iconic photos from the front

    08/06/2013 6:31:41 AM PDT · by DFG · 66 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 08/05/2013 | Associated Press Reporter
    Civil War photographer Mathew Brady largely taught himself the finer points of the two pursuits that have linked his name to history: taking pictures and self-promotion. The son of Irish immigrant farmers had a talent for cajoling presidents, generals and business leaders to sit before his camera. Other than his birth around 1823 in Warren County, N.Y., little is recorded about Brady's early life, a challenge for biographer Robert Wilson. Yet readers of 'Mathew Brady: Portraits of a Nation' probably benefit from this dearth of personal information. Wilson moves quickly to what matters most - Brady's role in how we...
  • Belligerently Crazy Security Guard Assaults Photographers - OHIO VALLEY MALL

    05/19/2013 10:22:08 AM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 21 replies
    YOUTUBE ^ | MAY 19.2013 | MrCensorMe3
    In an accident in which a semi plunged into a ravine near the Ohio Valley Mall, a fight broke out between a mall security guard and a woman taking photos of the accident. Note that the security guard is the aggressor.
  • Palace to file criminal complaint over Kate pics

    09/16/2012 2:06:31 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 50 replies
    AP via Yahoo ^ | September 16, 2012 | Jill Lawless
    Lawyers for Britain's royal family will make a criminal complaint against the photographer who took pictures of Prince William's wife Kate sunbathing topless in the south of France, William's office said Sunday.
  • OUTRAGEOUS! Gay Couple Sues to FORCE Christian Photographer to Take Pictures of Same Sex Wedding

    08/24/2012 10:41:43 AM PDT · by davidbellow · 47 replies
    Texas Conservative Republican News ^ | 8/24/2012 | David Bellow
    Eugene Volokh has been doing extensive blogging on the Volokh Conspiracy Blog about Elane Photography v. Willock That is where I heard about this case of a Photographer being forced by the government to take pictures of an private event that violates the photographer's beliefs. This case is about a photographer in New Mexico who did not want to take pictures of a gay marriage wedding because it violated their beliefs. This gay couple could have went anywhere else but they decide to go to court to force this photographer to take their money and take pictures for them at...
  • Black Bloc Occupiers Turn Violent Against Photographers

    05/07/2012 6:32:35 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 19 replies
    PETAPIXEL ^ | May 07, 2012 | PETAPIXEL
    On May 2nd, news started coming in that the previous day’s MayDay Occupy protests in New York had turned violent towards photographers. At first, people viewed the assaults as unplanned, isolated incidents; but since the attacks took place, a piece on Anarchist News has been released to set the record straight: photographers, apparently, are the enemy.
  • Scientific, Scriptural evidence points to authenticity of image of Jesus on Shroud of Turin

    03/25/2012 5:04:13 PM PDT · by Coleus · 44 replies · 4+ views
    theBeacon ^ | 03.22.12 | Michael Wojcik
    For nearly two decades, a stubborn Barrie Schwortz remained skeptical about the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin, even after having seen most of the overwhelming evidence in favor up close with his own eyes. Still this lifelong Jew and official photographer for the scientific study team that investigated the shroud in 1978 kept wondering — does this centuries-old burial cloth bear the actual image of the crucified Jesus, as millions believe, or does this widely venerated relic represent little more than a great medieval forgery, perpetuated by a clever artist? “I was skeptical [about the shroud’s authenticity] for 18...
  • Iran Jails American Hikers For 'Spying'

    08/20/2011 6:35:28 AM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 192 replies
    Skynews ^ | 08/20/11 | skynews
    Two American hikers who were detained in Iran have been sentenced to eight years in prison on charges of "illegal entry" and "espionage," the state TV website says.
  • Muslim Woman Punches Photographer Claiming He Violated Her Religion

    08/04/2011 11:33:47 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 26 replies
    pixiq ^ | 8/3/11 | Carlos Miller
    Claiming that her religious rights had been violated, a Muslim woman punched a man in the face after he had photographed her on a busy Toronto intersection. The photographer was David Menzies, a popular columnist in Canada who mostly writes about cars. He said he was with his nine-year-old son testing out a new camera in Yonge-Dundas Square, a bustling, neon-saturated intersection known as Toronto’s Times Square, when she became enraged. This is how he explained it in a Toronto Sun column: Suddenly, a woman wearing a hijab ran toward me. She was part of a group that included two...
  • Court upholds fine against Christian photographer for refusing to photography homosexual wedding.

    12/16/2009 4:11:28 PM PST · by freedomwarrior998 · 48 replies · 1,992+ views
    Volokh Conspiracy ^ | 12-16-2009 | Eugene Volokh
    The case is Elane Photography, LLC v. Willock, and I blogged about it here, when it was being considered by the New Mexico Human Rights Commission. The decision was handed down last Friday, but the opinion wasn’t distributed until yesterday. I hope to blog more about it today, but here’s my analysis from last year: Elaine Huguenin co-owns Elane Photography with her husband. The bulk of Elane’s work is done by Elaine, though she subcontracts some of the work some of the time. Elane refused to photograph Vanessa Willock’s same-sex commitment ceremonies, and just today the New Mexico Human Rights...
  • Schumer 'pained and saddened'

    06/06/2011 7:45:58 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 43 replies
    Politico ^ | June 6, 2011 | Manu Raju
    Sen. Chuck Schumer refused to answer questions Monday evening about the Twitter scandal that has ensnared Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), his one-time congressional aide. But in a statement, the powerful Democratic senator said he was "deeply pained and saddened" about the married congressman's admission at a New York news conference Monday that he carried on lewd online conversations with at least half a dozen women. "By fully explaining himself, apologizing to all he hurt and taking full responsibility for his wrongful actions, Anthony did the right thing," Schumer said. "He remains a talented and committed public servant, and I pray...
  • Oscar-nominated war photographer killed in Libya

    04/20/2011 1:35:04 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 11 replies
    Excerpt - British-born Tim Hetherington, co-director of the documentary "Restrepo" about U.S. soldiers on an outpost in Afghanistan, was killed inside the only rebel-held city in western Libya, said his U.S.-based publicist, Johanna Ramos Boyer. The city has come under weeks of relentless shelling by government troops.
  • Nine years after 9/11, a photo provides some peace

    09/11/2010 9:16:34 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 39 replies
    CNN ^ | 9-11-10 | Jesse Solomon
    Judson Box has never known exactly how his son, Gary, died on September 11, 2001. But an unexpected find nine years later has given him a glimpse into his son's final hours. Gary, then 35, had been working as a firefighter in Brooklyn for roughly five years when the terrorists attacked. He did not speak to his father the day of the attack and his body was never recovered, leaving the circumstances of his death a mystery. On September 11, 2009, Gary's sister, Christine, was visiting the Tribute Center when an employee asked her if she was looking for someone...
  • Sarah Palin's Private Photographer Has Seen It All

    06/24/2010 7:11:11 AM PDT · by MaxCUA · 82 replies
    Citizen Palin 4 President ^ | Shushannah Walshe
    Shealah Craighead works in pictures, not words, but she's got a lot of good Sarah Palin stories. Here's one from this winter: It's Valentine's Day, and Palin is spending it at the Daytona 500. As Palin is greeted by the usual crush of fans, Craighead and other members of Palin's retinue are eyeing another celebrity in attendance, a certain dreamy jazz musician-slash-actor. Afterward, Craighead can't resist the opportunity for some girl talk. "You just sat next to Harry Connick Jr. for 10 minutes! Isn't he so dreamy?" "Isn't he!?" replies Palin, laughing. The stuff of scandal, it's not -- but...
  • Batty Lady Gaga wears studded bra and knickers to the baseball

    06/11/2010 12:02:18 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 209 replies · 5,522+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | Last updated at 9:10 AM on 11th June 2010 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Jeans and a T-shirt would have sufficed, but that's just not Lady Gaga's style. The singer wore a studded leather bra and a head scarf as she watched the San Diego Padres take on the New York Mets in New York last night. Despite her eye-catching ensemble it appeared Gaga had hoped she would somehow blend into the crowd. On noticing a sports photographer turn her way her good mood soured and she gave him the finger.
  • AP Photographer Sees 3 Foreign Journalists Shot During Bangkok Army Operation, 1 Appears Dead

    05/18/2010 9:46:15 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 43 replies · 2,860+ views
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