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This Photographer Melted His Drone Shooting Photos of Lava


While shooting for two weeks in Hawaii last month, Israeli photographer Erez Marom‘s drone had an Icarus experience. Marom flew his $1,500 DJI Phantom 4 camera drone too close to lava flows and accidentally melted part of the camera. He was able to capture some gorgeous photos of lava up-close, ...

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Iconic Italian Town of Positano Imposes $1,100+ Photo Permit Fee


If you planning on visiting and photographing the picturesque seaside town of Positano in Italy, here’s something you need to know: the famous village has just introduced a hefty €1,000 (~$1,162) “tax” for commercial photography. The Times reports that Positano mayor Michele De Lucia has announced the €1,000 permit fee ...

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Photographer Sues CBS for Copyright Infringement, CBS Sues Back


There’s a strange legal battle going on right now between a photographer and a giant online media company. After being sued by the photographer for infringing on his photo copyrights, CBS has responded by filing its own copyright infringement lawsuit against the photographer… for sharing 59-year-old TV show still frames ...

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