Tagged: Photography

Scoopt's closing and the end of dedicated citjourn agencies 0

Scoopt's closing and the end of dedicated citjourn agencies

Citizen journalism photo agency Scoopt has shut down. Getty Images, which purchased the site two years back, are letting it go. In an interview in the British Journal of Photography, PJP, Getty spokesperson Alison...

Joi Ito: Don't sign bad licenses 7

Joi Ito: Don't sign bad licenses

Citizen Media Watch met with blogging veteran, super-entrepreneur and CEO of Creative Commons Joi Ito during the SIME conference in Stockholm. He told us about how he (possibly) made the New York Times change...

Geo-stories, the result of the Brighton multimedia project 0

Geo-stories, the result of the Brighton multimedia project

In December I wrote about the multimedia project in Brighton which is a collaboration between the University of Brighton, Nokia, Ymogen and the BBC. Today the result was released as Geo-stories, a set of...

Zoom lenses for cellphones to fuel the citizen paparazzi trend? 0

Zoom lenses for cellphones to fuel the citizen paparazzi trend?

Hong Kong-based Mobile Brando has developed a tele lens for Sony Ericsson cellphones, writes Norwegian tech site forbruker.no. It also works with Nokia cellphones by changing the back piece to one with a lens...

Johan Jernemalm – Aftonbladet's "citizen photographer of the year" 0

Johan Jernemalm – Aftonbladet's "citizen photographer of the year"

From the thousands of citizen photographers sending their photos to Aftonbladet in 2006, eight finalists were selected. The readers got to decide which one of them were to be named Citizen photographer of the...

Polar Rose creating some buzz 0

Polar Rose creating some buzz

Swedish photo/video face recognition search tool Polar Rose has got some attention in the States. Most recently on the front page of Red Herring, this article on CNN and a TechCrunch post by Michael...

Possible new industry standard provides ability to track changes in photographs 0

Possible new industry standard provides ability to track changes in photographs

Tom Glocer, Chief Executive officer of Reuters, disclosed in a speech at the Globes Media Conference in Tel Aviv on Monday 11 December 2006: I am pleased to announce today that we are working...

Scoopt loves Flickr – and all its users' images 0

Scoopt loves Flickr – and all its users' images

Today citizen media image bureau Scoopt wrote an open letter to all Flickr users. Here at Scoopt, we love Flickr. We love Flickr because Flickr members are some of the best snappers on the...