White House Lifts Ban on Photography, But With Limitations

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In a move reversing a 40-year ban that I didn’t even know existed, the White House has lifted its photography restrictions.  For more than four decades, visitors to the White House have not been allowed to take photos during tours.  With this new decision, you will be allowed to document your visit, selfie all over the place, and share your bunny ears on Secret Service guards on social media.  However, there are still restrictions…

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How a Band Responded in the Most Immature Manner Possible After Stealing a Photographer’s Work

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It’s a sad reality for small business photographers that there will be times where their work is stolen by others. Most of the time they’ll barely be able to fight it, either, and they’ll drop charges just because they can’t go on with them.

But its not everyday that you hear about that work being stolen by other artists.

That’s what happened to Rohan Anderson, a photographer from Australia whose work was just recently posted on the Facebook page of a band called The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus. Featuring one of the band’s guitarists, the photo was cropped, filtered, and put up on the page with nothing other than the caption “SHREDDER.” [Read more…]