David Schonauer

Books: How Jim Marshall Captured the History of "The Haight"

By David Schonauer   Tuesday September 16, 2014

The late Jim Marshall is known for his photographs of famous jazz and rock musicians of the 1960s--Coltrane, Dylan, Hendrix, and Joplin among them. But to call him a music-photographer, as he almost always is, misses the nature of his work. "Jim loved music, and all kinds of music, but I think what drew him to this was what was going on at the ...   Read the full Story >>

Tech News, 1: Nikon's D750, With New 24.3-Megapixel CMOS sensor

PDNPULSE   Tuesday September 16, 2014

Nikon is rolling out the red carpet at this month’s Photokina show in Cologne, Germany, for its newest full-frame DSLR, the D750. The camera, which lines up between Nikon’s D610 and D750, features a number of firsts, notes PDN Pulse. These include a new 24.3-megapixel CMOS sensor, Wi-Fi capability, a vari-angle LCD and a thin new build that, says Nikon, is the result of its monocoque design: The body features magnesium alloy parts integrated with carbon fiber in the front and grip assembly to make a light yet weather-resistant package.   Read the full Story >>

Tech News: 2: Lytro Illium Among Products at Photokina

Photokina   Tuesday September 16, 2014

Nikon of course isn’t the only company showing off new products this week at Photokina: The 2014 edition of the photo fair features over 1,000 suppliers in seven giant convention halls; some 180,000 people are expected to attend the show. Among the exhibitors will be 80 US companies, including Lytro, which is introducing its Illum light-field camera. Meanwhile, GoPro is showing off its new 3D System for HERO3+ models, which lets users record synchronized 2D videos and convert 3D files.   Read the full Story >>

Insight: More Tips to Stop Textbook Copyright Infringers

PDNPULSE   Tuesday September 16, 2014

After recently publishing a story about the dozens of lawsuits filed against textbook publishers for reproductions of photos that far exceed the limits of usage licenses, PDN Pulse talks to travel photographer Robert Frerck, who last month won a summary judgment on his copyright infringement claim against Pearson Education, and a settlement last May from McGraw-Hill on a separate infringement claim. One insight: Keep all invoices and purchase orders.   Read the full Story >>

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