Detroit-born rapper Danny Brown recently caused a ruckus when he posted an image taken in Melbourne by Michelle Grace Hunder to Instagram without permission. The photo had been taken at a music festival for Howl & Echoes, a Sydney-based online music site.
Author note: This article contains a fair bit of profanity. Rather than censoring it, we’ll let you read it in its entirety and proceed with caution.
Detroit rapper Danny Brown has come under fire lately after a not-so-friendly encounter with a photographer.
You’ve probably come across photos captured on the beach near St. Bart’s Gustaf III airport before. You know, those ones where beachgoers can be seen almost touching the bottom of planes.
Have you ever wondered who the photographers are and where they sit to capture those photos? If so, you now have your answer, thanks to a 360º video that shows one photographer in particular almost get his head taken off by the landing gear of a small prop plane.[Read More…]
In my career as a sports photographer, I’ve been hit by all sorts of objects: balls, helmets, sticks, pucks and even a mouthguard or two. One thing I haven’t been hit with – and hope to never be hit with – is a shot put.
Unfortunately, a photographer shooting the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Portland can’t say the same.[Read More…]
One would think that with a surname like “Click”, a person might be more sympathetic toward photographers, especially when that person is also Assistant Professor of Mass Media at the University of Missouri.
Some of you will remember the story from November last year, of Dr. Melissa Click’s tussle with journalists attempting to interview and photograph students during a protest on the campus.
Getting credentials to any Foruma 1 event is a notable achievement. Thus, when presented with the opportunity, it’s best to act in a professional manner and not get in the way of the teams and drivers when they’re going about their business.
During this week’s pre-season testing in Barcelona, it appears one photographer didn’t abide by the unwritten rules when he defiantly stood in front of the new W07 Formula 1 vehicle of Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton while his team was making tweaks in the pit.
As you can see in the clip, he almost paid the price by becoming an unwilling sponsor on the Mercedes team’s new livery, even after he was asked twice to move out of the way (he was actually asked three times, as can be seen in the full-length video below).[Read More…]
When the world says one needs to get immersed in their craft to become the best, I don’t think this is what they’re talking about.[Read More…]
The University of Missouri has been a hotbed for protests over the past week as students fight back against administration for all but ignoring a handful of racially-charged incidents that have occurred over the past few years.
Although the school administration is at the center of the protests, a new video has come out showing the students, who have set up a small camp on the public school’s quad, blocking student photojournalist Tim Tai – on assignment from ESPN – from capturing the protests.[Read More…]
Dear Craigslist Photographer,
Can I share something with you that both makes me laugh and want to go all Chuck Norris on a stuffed animal at the same time? Okay, I’ll take your hesitancy as an opportunity to just say what I have to say: Either you are just creepy, or your PR agency is really failing you. Let me show you what I mean.