On Sunday, Reuters leaked several photos from the rehearsal of the Winter Olympics opening ceremony. As a result, their photographers and reporters got banned from the opening ceremony in PyeongChang, South Korea.
Sorry, Jared Polin, it looks like Reuters photographers won’t be shooting RAW anymore.
In an email sent out to freelance photographers, Reuters says it will no longer accept photos post-processed from RAW camera files. Instead, the international news agency says it will only accept JPEG images with ‘minimal processing’.[Read More…]
Reuters has been following suit along with the Chicago Sun-Times on changing the way its handling the photography division. Last August, the company laid off all of their sports photographers in North America. And now, it’s been announced that Gary Hershorn, a photographer who’s worked at Reuters for over 30 years, is having his last work day at the company on April 1.