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  1. 2019_03_29 ARIANA GRANDE

    29 Mar 2019
    Another week, another photographic rights grab has hit the headlines. This time it is not a competition, it is not a building and nor is it an airline. It is the singer Ariana Grande.  Promoting her fourth and fifth studio albums, Sweetener and Thank U, Next, she hit the road…

  2. 2019_03_20 MORE PHOTOGRAPHIC RIGHTS GRAB

    21 Mar 2019
    I wrote last month on how some photography competitions are abused by those hosting them in order to grab photographic rights. Unfortunately it seems that this rights grab practice is not just confined to the world of competitions; it has spread. This week two more rights grabs caught my attention…

  3. 2019_03_13 WHY YOU SHOULD HAVE YOUR OWN WEBSITE

    13 Mar 2019
    It was recently remarked, by a younger family member of mine, how he felt his contemporaries were turning away from having their own websites and relying instead on social media, and in particular Instagram, to promote their work. While social media has benefits, solely relying on it, at the expense…

  4. 2019_03_04 KODAKIT T&Cs

    04 Mar 2019
    Kodak, or Eastman Kodak Company to give the company it’s full title, has recently received negative press for a fully owned and funded subsidiary, Kodakit. Launched in January 2017, Kodakit is an online portal connecting photographers and clients around the world to address on demand services and to save client…

  5. 2019_02_25 PHOTOGRAPHIC RIGHTS GRAB

    26 Feb 2019
    In the past few months, there has been an outcry in the industry in regards to photographic rights grabs from global companies looking to benefit from photographers and hobbyists alike. Both Apple and National Geographic have come under fire using photographic competitions as a means of circumventing common and legal…

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