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Agencies ordered to pay $1.2m for photographs taken from Twitter

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The US District Court in New York is pictured October 9, 2012 (Getty/AFP/File, Spencer Platt)   By Roy Greenslade – The Guardian A US jury has ordered two agencies – Agence France-Presse (AFP) and Getty Images – to pay a total of $1.2m (£740,000) for photographs they acquired through Twitter. The case is one of the…

Leica buys view camera maker Sinar

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  Leica has announced the takeover of Sinar Photography, a Swiss manufacturer of view cameras Author: Olivier Laurent – British Journal of Photography – 26 Nov 2013 More than seven years after it tried to take control of Sinar, Leica has finally achieved its goal, finalising on Monday its acquisition of the Swiss camera manufacturer.   …

onOne Software Announces Availability of Perfect Photo Suite 8

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    New Perfect Eraser for Content-Aware Fill, Enhance and Browse Modules, Perfect Batch Processor, and Re-Imagined Effects Module Evolve Popular Plug-In Into a Complete Photo Editing Solution for Every Workflow   PORTLAND, OR–(Marketwired – November 26, 2013) – onOne Software®, Inc., a leading developer of innovative digital photography solutions, today announced the availability of…

2013 Holiday Mobile Photography Gift Guide

  Lauren Crabbe | Published: Nov 22, 2013 – DPReview.com   Tis the season for giving, but buying for your friends and loved ones can be hard, especially when it comes to photography gear. Smartphones give everyone the chance to be a photographer, whether it’s your otherwise technology illiterate uncle or extremely enthusiastic daughter. But…

Sit. Roll Over. Now Smile: Holiday Pet Portraits and Beyond

  By John R. Harris Published: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 – B&H Photo & Video Every pet owner would love to take a photograph that shows off the truly wonderful characteristics of their furry family member, to capture the moment that best exhibits the playful, lovable, or simply beautiful nature of the beast who means…

Tips for Keeping Pets Safe During the Holidays

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  The holiday season brings friends and families together, but extra house guests – and extra food – can often be stressful for your pet. Fortunately, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), which is celebrating its 150th Anniversary, has some great tips to keep your pet happy and stress-free this holiday season! Keep people food out…

Adobe expands Photoshop Photography Program to everyone

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By Jackie Dove Senior Editor, Macworld – November 20, 2013   Adobe has extended—and expanded—a deal to Photoshop photographers who seek a streamlined and low-cost alternative to the $50 per month Creative Cloud membership.The company has announced that beginning Wednesday, and ending on December 2, its Photoshop Photography Program is now open to everyone, whether…

Image Resizing Made Easy with AKVIS Magnifier v.7.0. Now Even Faster

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  November 22, 2013 — AKVIS announces the release of AKVIS Magnifier v.7.0, an efficient software for image resizing without loss in quality. The software is available for Windows and Mac OS X as a standalone program and as a Photoshop plugin. Version 7.0 offers native support for 64 bit, the Crop tool, the Share…