David Schonauer

Spotlight: How to Netflix and Chill with Haribo Bears

By David Schonauer   Friday October 20, 2017

Before they were the Istanbul-based photography duo called Diapolis Images, Mehmet Turan and Gokhan Celem worked in IT and newspaper photography, respectively. Unsatisfied with their day jobs, the two friends started their own business, named after the Latin term "Diapolis," meaning "city of scene." Recently, the photographers showcased their CGI skills with an adorable series for Haribo, turning the cute little bears into "Netflix ...   Read the full Story >>

What We Learned This Week: A Big Day for Coppyright Small Claims; ICP School to Move

By David Schonauer   Thursday October 19, 2017

A copyright small claims process has become closer to reality. And that could be a big thing for photographers. This week we learned that a bipartisan group of Congressional representatives introduced the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2017, HR 3945, also known as the CASE Act. The CASE Act creates a version of a small claims court within the Copyright Office, allowing ...   Read the full Story >>

Honor Roll: Daniel Castro Garcia Wins W. Eugene Smith Grant

PDN   Friday October 20, 2017

Daniel Castro Garcia has been awarded the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund’s 2017 grant in Humanistic Photography for his project on the European migrant and refugee crisis, notes The New York Times. The $35,000 grant from the Smith Fund will allow Castro Garcia to continue his most recent work on African immigrants in Italy, where he has focused on unaccompanied minors. Photographers Edmund Clark and Alex Majoli were awarded $5,000 fellowships from the Smith Fund — Clark for investigating the consequences of drone aerial warfare and Majoli for a project on the fragmentation and polarization of European identity. PDN has more.   Read the full Story >>

In Focus: Inside the Battle for the ISIS Capital

The New York Times   Friday October 20, 2017

“Only a few weeks ago, the battle for Raqqa, the self-proclaimed capital of the Islamic State, appeared to be at a stalemate,” writes Irish documentary photographer Ivor Prickett  at The New York Times, where he chronicles in words and pictures the fall of Raqqa  and the soldiers who drove ISIS out. But victory came with a price. “Last week, when I visited eastern Raqqa, it was hard to find a street or building that had not been damaged by the fighting,” Prickett notes.   Read the full Story >>

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