Join Doug Menuez at American Photography’s Big Talk symposium for a panel discussion on photographers as advocates

On Wednesday, November 4, American Photography‘s David Schonauer will be moderating a panel discussion on the topic of photographers as advocates and the power of photography to change the world. He’ll be interviewing award-winning photographer and director Doug Menuez, who knows a little something about changing the world from his years spent documenting the digital […]

The parent company of American Illustration and American Photography launch daily newsletter devoted to filmmaking

If filmmaking is part of your commercial repertoire, you might want to sign up for the Motion Arts Pro Daily, a new daily newsletter from the same people who bring you Pro Photo Daily and produce the coveted American Illustration and American Photography annuals. . . The official description: “Amilus Inc., the parent company of […]

Highlights from Pro Photo Daily: photos taking over Twitter, the revival of 8×10 instant film, a new doc on a historic photograph, and more

. written by David Schonauer Trending: 36 Percent of Tweets Are Now Photos Like many social networks, Twitter started out as a place for making announcements. That changed when Twitter rolled out expanded tweets earlier this year, reports SocialTimes. According to a recent study, status updates account for only seven percent of the activity on […]

Highlights from last week’s Pro Photo Daily newsletters: Instagram’s Olympics frenzy, Twitter cofounders’ new photography curation site, and more

. written by David Schonauer . Olympic Wrap: Instagrammers Shared 64,000 Photos During Games Instagram, founded in 2010, had a noteworthy Olympics debut during the recent London games. SocialTimes reports that spectators, athletes, and reporters tagged more than 64,000 photos from Olympic venues on the photo-sharing site, despite the best efforts of London’s event organizers, […]

Pro Photo Daily’s Weekend Update: CR Fashion Book preview, mobile photo editing, and more

. written by David Schonauer . Ex-Getty Museum Director Reveals Why He Was Ousted The Getty’s former director finally opens up about the museum’s troubled management structure. The Art Newspaper   Hasselblad May Release a Giant-Sensor Mirrorless Camera Rumors are that Hasselblad is readying a mirrorless camera with a CMOS sensor that’s double the size […]

Pro Photo Daily’s Weekend Update: the art market according to Christie’s and Sotheby’s, the fate of one of Lewis Hine’s young subjects, the 10 best photography books, and more

. written by David Schonauer Sinar Releases 48.8MP Digital Back The new medium-format digital back is capable of shooting 192 megapixel resolution. British Journal of Photography Prosecutors Offer Photog “Ironic” Plea Deal Carlos Miller was charged with resisting arrest while covering the Occupy Miami protests in January. Now Miami Dade prosecutors have offered him a […]

Pro Photo Daily’s Weekend Update: LA newspaper asks reporters to become photojournalists, Hearst names new creative director, the inevitable cat-video festival is here at last, and more

. written by David Schonauer L.A. Daily Journal Fires Photogs, Gives Reporters Brand New CamerasThe publication fired its two staff photogs and the new cameras are due to arrive at the office soon. L.A. Observed. Civil Rights Group Condemns Anti-Gay Group for Stealing Photo The Southern Poverty Law Center is demanding that a right-wing hate […]

Art Streiber talks to Pro Photo Daily about photographing 116-person portrait for Paramount Pictures

Have you received your copy of today’s Pro Photo Daily newsletter from American Photography? Editor David Schonauer interviews Art Streiber about his 116-person portrait for Paramount Pictures, which was published in the July issue of Vanity Fair. Here’s an excerpt: “When they said they wanted a photograph of 116 people, I really couldn’t wrap my […]

Pro Photo Daily’s Weekend Update: New York Press Club on Alec Baldwin, iconic photos uncropped, photog who shot self for publicity, and more

. Written by David Schonauer New York Press Club Weighs In on the Alec Baldwin Issue Alec Baldwin said he didn’t really punch a New York Daily News photographer, but the New York Press Club has several reasons for taking the actor to task. FISHBOWL NY Is This the Replacement for the Pentax 645D? The […]

Pro Photo Daily’s Weekend Update: Eugene Richards leaves Reportage by Getty, gallerist Brian Clamp on how he chooses photogs to represent, Apple on the zebra image it picked to show off new laptop’s Retina display, and more

. written by David Schonauer . Eugene Richards Leaves Reportage by Getty Images Getty’s Aidan Sullivan says in a statement that “we have mutually agreed that Getty Images is no longer the right fit for Gene.” British Journal of Photography   Canon Rumors: 7D MKII to Become Entry-Level Full Frame Also rumored: The 70D, until […]