In early 2017, Kodak launched Kodakit, an on-demand photography service often referred to as “the Uber of Photography.” But only three years later, the company is shutting down the service. Starting from early 2020, Kodak will wind down Kodakit and terminate the photographers’ contracts.
Life and work of Diane Arbus, one of the most inspirational and controversial American photographers
Diane Arbus was one of the most inspirational, but also most controversial American photographers of the 20th century. If you’d like to learn more about her, Martin Kaninsky of All About Street Photography has an amazing video for you. In about 15 minutes, he’ll introduce you to the fascinating life and work of this famous 20th-century photographer.
Two teens responsible for killing photographer to be tried as adults, could be sentenced to life
In September current year, photographer Victoria Schafer tragically lost her life after she was hit by a falling branch of a tree. Two teenagers were taken into custody after the tragedy, and they confessed that they had been involved in the incident. According to the latest reports, the two 16-year-olds are due to be tried as adults. They are charged with murder, involuntary manslaughter, felonious assault, and reckless homicide, and they could reportedly face a life sentence.
Photographer stole $15,000 worth of gear from his fellow photographers’ NYC studio
A few months ago, photographer Seth Miranda and a few other photographers had their gear stolen – by a fellow photographer. Seth and his colleagues had between $12,000 and $15,000 worth of gear stolen from their NYC studio. Seth went public about the case a few days ago, sharing the story with his Instagram followers now that the suspect has reportedly admitted to the crime.
A 19-year-old robs photographer at gunpoint during photo shoot
During a photo shoot in downtown Austin, Texas, a 19-year-old man reportedly assaulted a photographer and robbed her at gunpoint. The reason? He was allegedly unhappy with the photos she was taking of him and his rap group.
Two teenagers confess being involved in photographer Victoria Schafer’s tragic death
While she was taking photos at Hocking Hills State Park last month, Ohio-based photographer Victoria Schafer got tragically killed by a falling branch of a tree. The authorities stated back then that they suspected foul play. And it seems that was correct, as two teenagers have reportedly confessed to being involved in the tragic incident.
Photographer killed by a falling branch, police suspect foul play
While she was taking photos at Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio-based photographer Victoria Schafer was struck by a falling branch of a tree. Unfortunately, she was killed in the incident, and the authorities suspect foul play. They are now offering a $10,000 reward to anyone who provides information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of suspects.
Photographers get exploited because they love their job, study finds
I don’t think there’s a photographer anywhere in the world who hasn’t been asked to work for a miserable sum, or even for free, ‘for the exposure’. According to recent research, there’s a reason why photographers and other artists are often exploited. The answer lies in your passion for photography. In other words: if you love your job, you are more likely to get lowballed.
How to convince your family that photography is a real career
If you have decided to start a photography business, it can come as a shock to your friends and family. Especially if you give up a steady day job to become a freelancer. It can be hard to convince them that this is your calling and something you want to do probably for the rest of your life. If you’re struggling with this right now, this video from Chris Hau will help you go through it and convince your parents, family, and friends that photography is a real career you want and should pursue.
“Photographer” has been named one of the 25 worst jobs in the U.S.
Every job has its good and bad sides, and it carries a certain level of stress, challenge, and risk. But according to a recent report, “photographer” is on the list of 25 worst jobs in the U.S. due to low pay and lack of security.
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