Mobiles steal photography news cycle

hyper-lapsePossibly as gears begin to shift towards the Christmas shopping season, headlines are being stolen by mobiles. In the world of photography news is being dominated by  the, always, attention grabbing Apple phone with their latest phone to flog, and apps to make handsets better serve their master’s passion for photography.

Monkey business over photo’s copyright

If a monkey takes a photo in a forest and no one is around to get its consent form signed was it given? This is the argument currently being had between Wikipedia and David Slater (the man who gave the world the monkey selfie). Photographers should pay attention as it may bubble over from a boisterous radio debate into a wider challenge on the notion of copyright in the international digital age.