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What We Learned This Week: An Affirmation for Fair Use

By David Schonauer   Friday February 5, 2016

What constitutes "fair use" appropriation of an image? That can be a vexing question, but whatever it is, an Obama administration task force wants more of it. We learned this week that the US Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force has called for "a vibrant fair use space" that allows "the broad range of remixes to thrive." At the same time, the ...   Read the full Story >>

Honor Roll: 2016 ICP Infinity Awards Winners Announced

International Center of Photography   Friday February 5, 2016

Legendary fashion and celebrity photographer David Bailey will receive the International Center of Photography’s 2016 Infinity Award for Lifetime Achievement. The recipients of this year’s prestigious ICP awards were announced yesterday. The Infinity Award for Art goes to Walid Raad, an associate professor of art at the Cooper Union in New York City. Johannesburg, South Africa-based photographer Zanele Muholi received the Documentary and Photojournalism award. The awards will be presented the annual ICP gala on April 11.   Read the full Story >>

In Focus: With Colombia's FARC, As Peace Nears

The New York Times   Friday February 5, 2016

The guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as FARC, have been at war against the Colombian state for five decades. Now one of the world’s longest-running insurgencies is on the brink of peace, with an agreement between FARC and the government. The New York Times features work by Colombian photographer Federico Rios, who has made several trips into the Colombian hinterlands to spend time with the rebels and photograph them as peace nears.   Read the full Story >>

Tech News: Lightroom Update Adds "Boundary Warp"

DIYPhotography   Friday February 5, 2016

The latest update  for Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom — both for standalone purchasers and Creative Cloud users — includes a number of notable features, including a new tool called Boundary Warp. “If you’ve every created a multiple-image panorama, there’s a good chance you’ve been left with a strange shape that often means you end up having to crop out a good portion of the image. That won’t be the case any longer,” declares DIY Photography.   Read the full Story >>

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