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Weekend Update: Photo News You Might Have Missed

By David Schonauer   Monday April 30, 2012

Kickstarter may surpass the NEA in arts funding...Nikon says the LCDs on the D4 and the D800 don't have a greenish tint, no matter what others might think...Young Russian photogs are risking their lives to bring us unique perspectives from dizzying heights...the Jim Marshall estate sues artist "Mr. Brainwash" for copyright infringement...a guidebook for learning the dangers and benefits of sharing pics on social media...why Minor White advised against having more than one style......and more news from the past week.

 

Kickstarter Expects to Fund More Art that the NEA Talking Points Memo

Kickstarter is on track to distribute over $150 million dollars to its users’ projects in 2012, more than the 2012 budget for the National Endowment of the Arts.

 

Nikon Denies D800 and D4 Have Green-Tinted LCDs Nikon Rumors

Some people claim the LCD screens on the D4 and D800 have a green tint, compared to those on earlier models. Nikon says it isn’t so.

 

Russia’s Dangerous New Photo Fad: Skywalking PetaPixel

To take skywalking pics, you climb way, way up on some kind of structure. From there, you get a unique perspective on the world, if you live.

 

Animate Your Photos with Gifture BETABEAST

The humble GIF has seen a renaissance in recent years. The new Gifture app hopes to make them into an entertaining alternative to the smartphone snap.

 

Jim Marshall Estate Sues “Mr. Brainwash” for Copyright Infringement PDN Pulse

The late rock-and-roll photog Jim Marshall never flinched from suing copyright malefactors, and neither does his estate. The latest target: artist Thierry “Mr. Brainwash” Guetta.

 

An eBook Guide to Sharing Your Pictures on Social Media Pixiq

SHOOT + SHARE: Getting Your Photographs Out Into the World shows you the dangers and the benefits of posting socially.

 

Lessons from Minor White: “Stick to One Style” Landscape Photography Blogger

“Scope is fatal to recognition” were among his words of wisdom in three letters to photographer Philip Hyde.

 

Everything You Need to Know About the Hyeres 2012 Fashion Photo Festival YouTube

The video is as much fun as the event promises to be.



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