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Many social media sites still remove image rights information from photos

IPTC press release. IPTC releases results of 2016 Social Media Sites Photo Metadata Test Important image metadata is not retained in images after upload to some of the most popular social media sites, according to a study by the International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC).  The missing data includes key copyright and identification information as well…

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4Corners Images – Brazil 2016

The eyes of the world will focus on Brazil again this summer as the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro in August. In 4Corners’ special selection of images from Brazil, you’ll discover Brazil beyond Rio de Janeiro, Copacabana Beach, Sugarloaf Mountain, and Christ on Mt Corcovado. Brazilian people are well-known for their ready smiles…

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Werner Forman – a short biography

Eight Decades a photographer. Co-author of over 80 books. Visited 48 countries in his photographic career. Ate ice-cream made of fish. Just a few milestones of the intrepid Werner Forman (1921-2010). During his long career, photographing the ancient art, antiquities, architecture, people and landscapes that were his passion, Werner travelled across the globe. His photographs…

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Nature Picture Library 2015 Competition Winners

NPL photographers enjoyed great success in the world’s leading photography competitions during 2015, including Wildlife Photographer of the Year, GDT European Photographer of the Year, Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards, Por el Planeta Photo Competition and the British Wildlife Photography Awards. Take a look at the Winners Gallery to see the overall winners, category winners,…

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First ever independent rights valuation published

Press release. The division between rightsholders of licensing revenues collected by the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) and NLA media access (NLA) has been independently determined for the first time ever in a valuation process. Organisations representing UK publishers, authors and visual artists appointed Mark Bezant of FTI Consulting to determine how revenues for copying text…

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Registration for the CEPIC Congress 2016 is now open

Be part of the largest event in commercial still and moving images in the world from 25 to 27 May 2016 at the Sheraton Zagreb Hotel. The audience 500 delegates from 300 companies and 32 countries CEOs, sales representatives of picture agencies and video companies Commercial photographers and videographers IT industry suppliers Technologists Lawyers Creative…

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Topfoto stills collection – 100 years: 1916 Easter Rising

100 years ago on Easter Monday, April 1916, Irish republicans set about ending British rule in Ireland Over 600,000 people tuned in to watch the first episode of RTE’s ‘Rebellion’, a major 6-part series directed by Finland’s Aku Louhimies, on the struggle for Irish independence in 1916 as seen through the eyes of a group…

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