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Two tourists arrested for flying drone above Vatican

Dec 30, 2015
Gannon Burgett

If there’s one place you shouldn’t be flying drones without permission, it’s over the Vatican. Two Israeli tourists learned this the hard way when local…

Fox News set to defend itself in court over use of 9/11 images on Facebook

Dec 30, 2015
Gannon Burgett

The news has become the news. January 11th, 2016, Fox News will battle it out in the courtroom against North Jersey Media Group, publisher of…

‘Do What the F*ck You Want’ is the image licensing option you’ve never heard of

Dec 29, 2015
Gannon Burgett

You’ve probably heard of the different variations of Creative Commons and Public Domain licenses. But did you know there are other, lesser known licenses available…

This Crazy Shot Parkours Through A Car Window And Emerges From The Other Side

Dec 28, 2015
Udi Tirosh

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…

NASA’s Virtual Safety Net Crashes Rogue Drones Before They Enter No-Fly Zones

Dec 27, 2015
Liron Samuels

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…

German Court Rules It Illegal to Possess Nude Photos of Your Ex

Dec 27, 2015
Liron Samuels

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…

Virginia will now let you smile in your driver’s license photograph

Dec 22, 2015
Gannon Burgett

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…

Watch this hockey photographer’s lens hood fall onto the ice and get mistaken for a puck

Dec 22, 2015
Gannon Burgett

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…

World Champion Alpine skier almost got crushed by a falling drone today

Dec 22, 2015
Gannon Burgett

This is exactly the kind of stuff we never want to see happen. Mere minutes ago, world champion Alpine skier Marcel Hirscher was almost crushed…

‘Freelance Isn’t Free’ bill would protect NY photographers from getting ‘stiffed’ by stubborn clients

Dec 21, 2015
Gannon Burgett

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…