Posts with tag: "Photography"
French Newspaper makes Photographic History!
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
By Olivier Laurent
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Incredible Article by Olivier Laurent 

"To coincide with Paris Photo's opening, French newspaper Libération has chosen to remove all images from its 14 November issue in a bid to show the power and importance of photography at a time when the industry is facing unprecedented challenges, say the newspaper's editors."

I have felt the effect and the devaluing of my own photography in this smart phone world. Now that news services encourage anyone to "submit your photos instantly" they no longer have to compensate professionals for their work. This article drives the point home that dedicated photojouralists and professional photographers are suffering as a result of this instant posting era. Good food for thought- please click this link below to read more.  



http://www.bjp-online.com/british-journal-of-photography/news/2307127/french-newspaper-removes-all-images-in-support-of-photographers#!