David Schonauer

Call for Entries: Hasselblad's Masters 2018 Competition

Hasselblad   Monday January 30, 2017

Submissions are now being accepted for Hasselblad’s Masters 2018 Competition. The competition is open to photographers who have been active professionals for more than three years. You can submit images made with digital cameras (minimum resolution of 16 megapixels), drone cameras, or film cameras, regardless of brand or format. There are 11 categories, ranging from architecture and portrait to fashion/beauty and wildlife. Deadline: June 10. Winners will be announced in January 2018.   Read the full Story >>

Legal Brief: Touching Photo Prompts Charges of Child Neglect

PetaPixel   Monday January 30, 2017

Photographer Heather Whitten’s viral photo of her husband cradling their sick son in a shower caused a stir last year when Facebook repeatedly removed the image. Now, reports PetaPixel, the photo is the subject of a legal battle between Whitten and the Arizona Department of Child Safety and could result in the photographer being convicted of child neglect. The photo was made in 2014, when the child had salmonella poisoning and was suffering high fever and diarrhea. There is a  petition supporting Whitten.   Read the full Story >>

State of the Art: 500px Launches Global Photographers Directory

500px   Monday January 30, 2017

The latest service from photo community and licensing marketplace 500px is called 500px Directory. Launched in Beta in December, the service is now active globally with almost 50,000 photographers representing 191 countries registered. Essentially, it allows 500px members to advertise specific services — aerial photography or portraiture, for instance. Clients can then contact them. Photographers set their own rates and negotiate their own contracts, notes PetaPixel.   Read the full Story >>

Books: Lesbians for Males - a Photo History (NSFW)

By David Schonauer   Monday January 30, 2017

What's the deal with straight men and lesbians? That, in essence, is the question contemplated in the new Taschen book "Lesbians for Men." The book, compiled by Taschen's "sexy books" editor Dian Hanson, features 300 images from Nobuyoshi Araki, Guido Argentini, Bruno Bisang, Bob Carlos Clarke, Man Ray, Irving Klaw, Ed Fox, Ren Hang, Petter Hegre, Richard Kern, Will Santillo, Kishin Shinoyama ...   Read the full Story >>

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