© Michael Schmidt
May 27, 2014 -
Fine-art photographer Michael Schmidt, best known for documenting post-war Germany, died two days after he was awarded the $112,500 Prix Pictet.
© Richard Mosse, Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery
May 12, 2014 - Irish artist Richard Mosse has won the 2014 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize for his exhibition last year at the Venice Biennale. More »
©Tyler Hicks/The New York Times
April 25, 2014 -
Tyler Hicks of The New York Times has won the Robert Capa Gold Medal Award from the Overseas Press Club.
©Josh Haner/The New York Times
April 14, 2014 -
New York Times staff photographers Tyler Hicks and Josh Haner won the 2014 Pulitzer Prizes for Breaking News Photography and Feature Photography, respectively.
© Finn Frandsen
March 31, 2014 -
The former picture editor in chief of Politiken and mentor to Jan Grarup, Jacob Erbahn, Jacob Aue Sobol and other award-winning photojournalists died March 30.
March 20, 2014 -
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals re-instates Alaska Stock's copyright infringement claim against textbook publisher Houghton Mifflin on the grounds that the agency's bulk registration of images was valid after all.
© Daniel Gordon / Courtesy of the artist and Wallspace, New York
March 14, 2014 -
The American photographer and collage artist has won the international award which honors a photographer under 35 and comes with a 20,000 euro prize.
© Ishiuchi Miyako
March 07, 2014 -
The award committee commended Ishiuchi's innovative style and approach to her work, and noted that she has been a role model for young women artists in the male-dominated field of photography in Japan.
March 06, 2014 -
Getty Images makes its photo collection available for free to non-commercial users, hoping to drive more sales of commercial use licenses. But is it undermining copyright in the process?
© Sebastián Liste/Reportage by Getty Images
February 27, 2014 - Sebastián Liste has won the $20,000 2014 Alexia Foundation professional grant for his ongoing project “The New Culture of Violence in Latin America.” More »
© John Stanmeyer
February 14, 2014 - American photographer John Stanmeyer of won the 2013 World Press Photo of the Year for an image depicting African migrants standing on the beach in Djibouti, holding mobile phones aloft in an effort to get an inexpensive wireless signal. More »
©Associated Press/Narciso Contreras
January 23, 2014 -
Associated Press (AP) cut ties with Pulitzer Prize-winning freelance photographer Narciso Contreras for altering a news photograph he shot in Syria.
© John Dominis/Time Inc/Courtesy of the Monroe Gallery
December 30, 2013 -
Among his most famous images for LIFE were the "Black Power salute" at the Mexico City Olympics, and intimate photo essays on Frank Sinatra and Steve McQueen.
©Saul Leiter, courtesy gallery FIFTY ONE, Antwerp
November 28, 2013 -
Artist Saul Leiter, who spent decades working in relative obscurity before his talents as a pioneering color photographer came to light, died November 26 in New York City at the age of 89.
November 26, 2013 -
The $1.2 million jury verdict in the Morel v. AFP copyright infringement case was a vindication for photographer Daniel Morel that sent a strong message to photo agencies: Don't distribute images by freelancers without permission, then vilify the photographer for defending his rights.
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