The dispute over the ownership of Vivian Maier’s work took a giant step forward when John Maloof (who owns 90% of her negatives) accepted a deal with Cook County. The deal ostensibly gives Maloof the right to continue producing and marketing Maier’s work but the details have been sealed to protect future negotiations with other parties. Is the final word in the Vivian Maier story? Hit the jump for all the details!
Street Photography News
The West Coast’s first street photography festival is coming up in a few short weeks and the organizers have finally revealed the StreetFoto finalists for their first street photography awards. There’s some amazing work from a huge group of talented photographers and everyone is waiting for the winners to be announced on June 11, 2016. Hit the jump for more info!
A tentative settlement has been reached in the long running Vivian Maier copyright dispute. The details of the deal have been sealed for unknown reasons but a motion to approve the settlement will be presented before the Cook County Probate Court on May 10, 2016. What does this mean for the future of the reclusive nanny’s street photography? Hit the jump for more details!
The rumor sites have been predicting this one for some time and the Leica M-D (Typ 262) is finally official. The “new” camera is being touted as revolutionary by many but it’s basically a Leica M 262 without an LCD screen. While street photographers have dreamt of a digital M without an LCD for years I have a few problems with this one. Hit the jump for more info!
Holy crap, BoingBoing is giving away 5 years of Adobe Creative Cloud for free! You get access to every Adobe app currently available and any new apps that might be released in the next 5 years. This prize is valued at $3000 bucks and it’s free to enter so what are you waiting for? Hit the jump for all the details!
If you could only take one picture what would you shoot? The Ikea KLIKK camera app gives you one chance to take a good shot then submit it to Ikea’s 2016 Art Collection where one winning will be turned into a poster to be given away at Ikea stores in Belgium. Sounds interesting but why did they call it KLIKK? Hit the jump for all the details!
The first StreetFoto Street Photography Festival will bring street photographers from around the world to San Francisco for 4 days of workshops and lectures and exhibits in addition to their world class street photography competition. The festival’s organizers have exteneded the deadline for the StreetFoto contest to April 20, 2016 to give even more people a chance to submit their best images. Hit the jump for more details!
It’s time to get your learnin’ on with The History Of Photography In 5 minutes (and 12 seconds). The upbeat video traces the development of photography from Daguerrotypes to the Leica I and all the way to modern smart phones that let people instantly share images of their delicious breakfasts with the whole wide world. Hit the jump to watch the video!
The very first StreetFoto Street Photography Festival will be held on June 8-12 in San Franciso, California. The international festival will feature 4 days of workshops, lectures, and exhibits plus a world class photography competition judged by some of the top names in street photography. Hit the jump for all the details!
The Full Frontal (Flash) Collective has a new website and a brand new member, Tyler Simpson (A Common Thief on Flickr). Full Frontal (Flash) includes some of the best flash street photographers on the planet and Tyler’s brooding, monumental style is a natural fit for the group. Hit the jump for more info!