By: Lauren Walters
As April rolls along, check out this week's top blogs about ethics. Join in the fun with other posts and learn about the PPA perk - Photovision. Remember to exercise
good ethics and inspire your creative self.
More Inspired with PhotoVision
PPA MEMBERSHIP PERK:
Now that PhotoVision is part of PPA, you have no excuse! The sources of inspiration
to be more inspired and more creative are endless! Pick a topic, pick a genre
or pick an instructor, there is something for everyone to motivate and inspire
you in photography. With over 800 cinematic HD streaming videos, PhotoVision is
now included with your PPA membership! Visit PPA.com/PhotoVision
and proactively continue to learn today!
the U.K.'s Copyright Hub Provide a Template for Simple Rights Use?
COPYRIGHT: We all
know the troubles copyright comes with. The U.K. created a hub to identify all
copyright information pertaining to a single piece simply by searching the
image, video or audio file. How useful is this? Read this article to find out
what the U.S. thinks of this hub.
the Smartphone Era, Can Street Photography Be Illegal?
find out! In Germany, a Berlin-based street photographer started a project funded
by 528 supporters totaling $19,850 for his possible legal fees. Since 1907, the
law stated if a photographer didn't have the subject's permission to photograph
them, they weren't allowed to publish the image. This interesting article shows
how this project turned out.
ETHICS AGAIN: In
a way, photography is manipulation, but photojournalism is about revealing the
truth to the public. A photojournalist cannot recreate a moment by asking a
subject to pose a certain way - they must be an honest and credible source.
Check out this video and celebrate 25 years of Photoshop as it relates to
Camera Survived Three Months at the Bottom of the Ocean
JUST FOR FUN: An
underwater photographer, Scuba
Monster team member, found a camera among the coral reef near the bottom of
the ocean. Guess what? The camera sill worked! What all did this camera go
through before being rediscovered? Read more to get the full scoop!
Girls that 'Strong is the New Pretty'
of photographing little girls in pink dresses and flowery hats, PPA
Photographer Kate Parker helps her daughters find their confidence. Through
photography, Parker's daughters show their tough side - redefining the term
Little Letters... Big Meaning.
TREAT YOUR PSYCHE:
"Why become certified?" PPA photographer Suan Goralski tells all! Read about
her journey on the CPP path and find out what it takes to become a certified
professional photographer. It might involve a side effect that helps with you
beyond the client perception's rationale... just read on!
More Is More: Photography and Doing Away With Subtlety
less more? "If less is more, just think how more that will be!" Where
do you draw the line? When intensifying and balancing the right elements, your
work will stand out among the crowd. Check out this work and get inspired by
this photographer's brave lunge into the bold.
Ideas That Changed Photography
camera obscura to the iPhone, Fine Art Professor Mary Marien explains the
evolution of photography through her book "100 Ideas That Changed Photography".
Through this article, catch the highlights of significant historical artifacts
that pushed photography toward the art it is today.
Steps To Realizing Successful Passion Projects
In the mini-documentary, "Updating Philosophies", film makers Jared Levy and
Justin Hamilton share their secrets about how to get booked for the work you
WANT to do. Watch the short video and follow their 5 simple steps to start
living your dream.
What's photography blogs do you follow? Post your favorites
on theLoop! Also, you can email your
suggestions directly to OnlineContentCommittee@PPA.com.