One such license is the WTFPL—better known as the Do What the F*ck You Want to Public License.[Read More…]
Usually we see Parkour artists being shot with gimbals, I think this is the first time where we are featuring a parkour artist which IS the gimbal. Steadycam operator gimbal ninja posted a behind the scenes showing him taking a complex shot while following a cyclist getting ran over.
The Twist? The camera operator jumps through two car windows to get the shot.
With the number of drones consistently on the rise, as well as the number of dangerous accidents and security breaches, NASA has decided to take a shot at keeping the flying devices in check.
The ‘safety net in a box’ seems like a promising solution, overcoming the biggest disadvantage of current systems, but has its own major downside that could render it useless.
It’s no secret that many couples these days capture intimate photos during their relationship, but what should happen with those photos once the couple breaks up?
In a decision that could criminalize millions of men (and some women), a German judge ruled that a man must delete nude photos of his ex-girlfriend.
According to the ruling, the ex-boyfriend, a photographer, no longer has the right to possess nude photos or videos or the woman as her consent expired when the relationship came apart.
It’s important to note that the man did not intend to share the photos a la ‘revenge porn’, but the ruling could have a major impact on preventing such cases.
Ladies and gentlemen, hell might’ve frozen over.
Virginia’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will now let customers smile when having their license photograph taken—something that has been banned since 2009 when the DMV started planning for use of facial recognition and image verification software.[Read More…]
Hockey is a fast-paced, hard-hitting game where peripheral vision is key to getting the puck where it needs to be. But what happens when what a player goes for a black object on the ice that doesn’t end up being the puck?
Well, if you’re Sean Backman of the Ontario Reign from the American Hockey League, you end up briefly handling a lens hood that was knocked off a photographer’s lens when your team tries to dump the puck behind the net.[Read More…]
Today is the day. From here on out, anyone who purchases a drone must register their device with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) before their UAV ever takes flight.
While the process is both simple and affordable – only $5 and a few lines of information submitted online – a new realization about the process might make you reconsider for the sake of your privacy.[Read More…]
One of the most difficult parts of being a freelance photographer is having to get on clients for continually trying to weasel their way out of a contract, even after the work has been completed.
Normally, you end up with the payment, but it’s not unheard of for photographers to get burnt.
To help prevent this, a new bill has been introduced to the New York City Council that would add a number of stipulations to help protect freelancers from getting the short end of the stick.[Read More…]
Back in September, Apple introduced the world to Live Photos, a new feature supported by its iPhone 6s and 6s Plus smartphones that capture 1.5 seconds video and audio both before and after a full-resolution still image is snapped.
Now, Apple wasn’t the first company to release a feature like this – not by a longshot – but with Apple’s ubiquity and comparatively un-fragmented platform, it’s easy to see why a company like Facebook is working on implementing Live Photos support in its iOS app.