Articles written by Jack Alexander
The BBC has interviewed a renowned paparazzo and US photo editor, both of whom revealed details of making money through selling images of celebrities. They discuss the importance of knowing where famous people live, the changing royalty percentages, and the fight against other paparazzi for exclusive images.
Despite their previous camera being largely trashed by critics upon its release last year, Yashica has returned to crowdfunding site Kickstarter. Unbothered by the negative press, the company has announced plans to launch three new film cameras alongside two new films.
Last year, a federal court in Virginia caused an outcry amongst the photography community after ruling it “fair use” for an image to be used for commercial purposes without permission from its’ photographer. However, the controversial decision has now been reversed by an appeals court.
Huawei’s new P30 Pro has been met with rave reviews online since its announcement, particularly for its low-light capabilities. They had previously hinted at Leica’s involvement, however, they’re keeping relatively quiet about all four of its cameras' imaging sensors being manufactured by Sony.
A photographer with more than 300,000 followers who lists Sony and Adobe as his clients has announced his plan to quit photography. After 10 years, he says he is no longer excited by it: “I’ve done so many shoots, so many trips, so many pictures. I just want to move on.”
Musician Justin Bieber is facing a lawsuit filed by a photographer he accidentally hit with his truck in 2017. The paparazzo had been trying to take pictures of Bieber leaving Church and, despite first defending the singer, now says he suffers with “permanent disability.”
It’s well known that many Instagram influencers will do anything — including buying fake followers — in order to increase their appeal to potential brands for partnership. Now photographer Trey Ratcliff is exposing the “cunning tricks” used to do so, proving how easy it is to have companies pay you for sponsored posts.