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Photojournalist Larry Davis Dies In Seattle
01/20/2006 // By Donald R. WinslowFormer Los Angeles Times photojournalist Larry Davis, 61, died Thursday near Lake Washington in Seattle. His death was confirmed tonight by Los Angeles Times assistant managing...
Nikon's Michael "Mike" Phillips, 60
01/19/2006 // SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Michael "Mike" Phillips, 60, of Nikon Professional Services, died suddenly on January 9, 2006, in San Francisco. He was found at his home by a coworker who went to check on him after he failed to appear for work...
Dai Baker, Travis Fox, Top WHNPA TV Winners
01/19/2006 // WASHINGTON, DC – The White House News Photographers Association has announced that ITN photographer Dai Baker has been named “Photographer of the Year” for 2006 in the “Eyes of History” video contest, and NPPA...
ASMP Announces Spring 2006 Grant Winners
01/18/2006 // PHILADELPHIA, PA - Eugene Mopsik, executive director of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), announced that five ASMP Foundation grants for Spring 2006 have been given to non-profit groups who strive...
Entry Deadline For Payne Journalism Ethics Awards
01/16/2006 // The deadline to nominate an individual or an organization for the Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism is February 24, 2006. The program is in its seventh year of honoring the highest ethical standards of print, broadcast, and new...
Contracts Of Adhesion: Photographers Beware
01/16/2006 // By Mickey H. Osterreicher, Esq.(Author’s note: I write the following as a cautionary tale for those of you who may be faced with a similar situation, so that you are aware of what exactly you are being asked to sign. While working...
Photojournalist Todd Maisel & The Sago Coal Mine Disaster
01/14/2006 // By Todd Maisel Staff photographer, New York Daily NewsSAGO, WV – Photojournalists were mired in mud, braved chilling rain, and faced many belligerent families awaiting word on the rescue of 13 men trapped in a two-...
VII Photo Agency Announces West Coast Seminar
01/13/2006 // Frank Evers, the managing director of VII Photo Agency, announced that the photographers of VII will stage their first West Coast VII Seminar in Pasadena, CA, from April 7 to April 9, 2006, at the Art Center College...
New York City Sued Over Filmmaker's Right To Photograph
01/12/2006 // By Donald R. WinslowA lawsuit filed in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, in Manhattan claims that New York City’s requirement to have a permit to film in public is unconstitutional, and it seeks a...
Mercury News Loses Attempt To Dismiss "Fair Use" Suit
01/12/2006 // By Donald R. WinslowThe San Jose Mercury News lost a motion requesting that the Federal District Court for the Northern District of California dismiss a copyright infringement case brought against it by freelance photographer...

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