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A useful tool here for photo agencies and photographers considering the increasingly popular news-by-drone option. Open source mapping platform Mapbox have started on their latest data map showing no fly zones for drones across the USA.
You can submit no-fly zones to the maps …we expect a few LA based celebs will be creating a zone or two!
Me & You the twice yearly magazine from Mary Evans picture library is distributed free to clients ‘to keep you up to date with all the latest news about the library. It includes topical features and ideas for projects, as well as being entertaining and offering a competition with each issue.’
They say: “The latest issue of Me & You magazine which is a WWI Centenary special is now available. With great features such as “Dogs of War” and “Knitted Comforts and Marrow Jam” it is a must read for anyone interested in the Centenary of the First World War, or history in general. Written in-house by Mary Evans’ knowledgeable picture researchers and Business Development manager Luci Gosling, whose recently published WWI titles include “Great War Britain” and “Knitting for Tommy”, makes this possibly the best issue yet!”
If you haven’t received a printed copy and would like to go on their mailing list, please email [email protected]
The court papers confirming damages paid by Agency France Presse to photographer Daniel Morel are now available on the web
Shark Week on Discovery Channel started this week. Nature Picture Library photographer and shark expert Chris Fallows is hosting Shark Week’s lead show, which amongst other spectacular footage looks at the breaching Great white sharks of False Bay in South Africa.
• View the NPL have gallery of Chris and Monique Fallows’ dramatic images
• More about why False Bay is a hotspot for large marine predators Bite Bay feature
The Advertising Archives in the UK have uploaded a new batch of magazine plates and cover artwork.
‘We love these beautiful vintage story illustrations, showing scenes from quintessential British life as well as some quirkier and more humorous scenarios.’
View and license them here
Topfoto are now representing visual records from The Society for Co-operation in Russian and Soviet Studies (SCRSS) a library and cultural centre, based in London, which promotes knowledge of the culture, language and history of Russia and the former Soviet Union. The Society is a registered charity – members of SCRSS include students, teachers, researchers, designers, university departments and many others with an interest in Russia. The library, archive and photographic collections are unique in the UK.
• View examples of illustrations and photos from SCRSS in their Summer Digest
New York based photo library The Image Works are live online with their redesigned website.
The say: ‘Our new website has many enhanced features for the user including faster searches, hi-res image download, enhanced lightbox features, and much more. Please view our video tutorials for an introduction to the new features of our website. We welcome new users and all our old friends to visit our new site. If you don’t already have a username and password, please register today. We look forward to working together soon!’
Good to see the photo press being represented by UK company Model Figures:
“pit Pass” Press Photographer Kneeling With Long Tele-photo Lens – 1/32 Figure Here
“pit Pass” Press Photographer Standing With Medium Tele-photo Lens 1/32 Figure Here
The BBC report: ‘The online site, Wikipedia, has rejected a photographer’s request to remove a set of photos of a crested black macaque because the photos were taken by the monkey.’
‘British photographer, David Slater, says he owns the portraits taken when the monkey snatched his camera in Indonesia in 2011.’ full story and contact details for the Monkey here bbc.co.uk
and follow it all here on Wiki