October 3, 2023


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Friday 5: Our High Picks of Weekly Picture Information & Options

In our new column, Friday 5, we highlight weekly picture information, options and occasion updates that you could have missed the primary time round. Right here’s what caught our consideration this week (January 23-27, 2023) so that you can keep knowledgeable about.


weekly photo news update on Glasser Images.
Courtesy of KFYR TV

Glasser Images and ND Attorney General Settle Lawsuit (KFYRTV)
We first reported on marriage ceremony images studio Glasser Pictures shutting down abruptly in 2021, and the North Dakota Lawyer Normal’s workplace launching an investigation after prepayments weren’t returned for marriage ceremony pictures by no means taken or delivered to shoppers. Since then, there have been many updates, the newest one being that the defunct Glasser Pictures studio is now being ordered to pay again $807,188 in restitution to its clients (they’ve additionally incurred a $30,000 civil penalty.). As well as, proprietor Jack Glasser and his worker, Jace Schacher have been banned from proudly owning or working a images studio in North Dakota for no less than 15 years. Learn extra here.

AI Watermark Remover Easily Vanishes Photographers Logos (Petapixel)
Based on an article on petapixel.com, there’s a brand new AI watermark remover that may make a photographer’s copyright or emblem on a picture disappear. As written on Petapixel, firm “WatermarkRemover.io’s premise is sort of easy: “Do away with the watermarks out of your photographs utilizing our highly effective AI know-how,” as hawked on its website. “It’s additionally accessible as an app on the Google Play retailer and even supplies examples of photographs the place the pesky watermark has been eliminated.” In case you are a photographer, try to be very involved. Learn the total article here.

wedding party image in the rain.
© Daniel Vertiz

Photographer Shares Why Brides Shouldn’t Dread a Wet Wedding (Newsweek)
One factor brides most certainly worry is having rain pour down on their marriage ceremony day. And it’s not nice for the marriage photographers protecting the occasion, both. However many take into account rain on the marriage day to be good luck, because it supposedly washes away unhealthy reminiscences and implies a brand new chapter in life is starting. Based on photographer Daniel Vertiz, as quoted in a latest Newsweek article, “Each bride dreads a moist marriage ceremony day, however couple Claire and Curtis took this of their stride and turned it into one thing magical. A real testimony to their love.” On this case, the marriage pictures got here out nicely, with the bride and groom “sharing a transparent umbrella, doing their greatest to protect themselves from the heavy rain. All of the bridesmaids, of their colourful attire, are additionally seen lined up and every holding their very own clear umbrella for the photographs, trying extremely coordinated.” It will appear that each cloud does have a silver lining in any case!” Learn the total article here.

[Read: How to Freeze Rain with Off-Camera Flash]

weekly photo news of camera jabber Photographer of the Year with image of Cuban tree frog,
Second Place/Digicam Jabber. © Angi Wallace

Camera Jabber Photographer of the Year Winner (Camera Jabber)
Digicam Jabber, a British images information, evaluations and method web site, has simply revealed its Photographer of the 12 months after 12 rounds of judging final 12 months. And the winner is—drumroll please—Angi Wallace. “Sure, Angi has are available in second and first,” writes Digicam Jabber on its web site. “This beautiful picture of a puffball dispersing spores was shortlisted for the sixth spherical (‘Sport and Motion’) and it demonstrates that ‘motion’ doesn’t need to be high-octane! We liked Angi’s interpretation of the temporary and so did our panel of judges.” Wallace additionally took second place for the picture above, of a Cuban tree frog. Discover out who gained third place here.

photo of puffball dispersing spores photo winner
First Place/Digicam Jabber. © Angi Wallace

WPPI Podcast with Elena S Blair (WPPI)
Have you ever heard? WPPI, the commerce present and convention part of Rangefinder, is launching a model new podcast on February 1. Tune in each Wednesday as host Elena S Blair welcomes photographers and filmmakers from the WPPI group to share tales about their skilled journeys, bringing you suggestions and inspiration that can assist you develop your craft and enterprise. Subscribe on Apple or Spotify.

weekly photo news includes new WPPI podcast.

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