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Google Adds Image Rights Metadata to Photo Search Results

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Google is taking another big step in protecting photographers’ copyright through the Google Images image search engine: it just added image rights metadata to the photo search results on Google Images. Developed in collaboration with the photo industry consortium CEPIC and the media technical standards body IPTC, the new feature ...

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Finalists of the 2018 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

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The annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has revealed its shortlist of finalists for the 2018 photo contest. Thousands of photographers around the world entered their humorous wildlife pictures into this year’s contest, and 41 of them were selected as finalists. Here’s a selection of the finalist photos: “Coastal Brown Bear ...

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Leica FOTOS is a Universal Smartphone App for Leica Cameras

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Leica has announced a new smartphone app called FOTOS that’s compatible with a number of Leica cameras. With multiple Leica cameras supporting wireless connectivity now, FOTOS is one app that rules them all. “In the past, Leica Camera offered a wide range of apps that could be downloaded and installed ...

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ON1 Photo RAW 2019 Adds New Workflow and Powerful Features

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ON1 has announced Photo RAW 2019, a major upgrade to the photo editing software that brings a new workflow and a host of new features. “ON1 Photo RAW 2019 will give photographers the features they use the most from the Lightroom and Photoshop worlds in a single application,” ON1 Products VP Dan Harlacher says. “This is what we mean by an all ­new photo editing experience. We want to keep the photographer’s workflow fast and efficient.” To help Lightroom users switch over more seamlessly, Photo RAW 2019 uses AI algorithms to ...

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Zenit and Leica Unveil the Zenit M Full-Frame Rangefinder

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The Russian camera brand Zenit has announced a new full-frame “mirrorless” camera. Called the Zenit M, it’s a rangefinder based on the Leica M (Type 240) created in collaboration with Leica. Krasnogorsky Zavod, which manufactures Zenit-brand gear under the ownership of Shvabe Holding, announced back in 2016 that it would ...

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Instagram Founders Leaving Facebook After Internal Clashing

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Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have resigned from their leadership roles and are leaving Facebook. While Instagram has continued its worldwide domination under Facebook ownership, the co-founders reportedly clashed with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other leaders over the direction of the photo-sharing app. “Mike and I are ...

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