War photographers easy prey

‘Conflict reporting’, in particular photojournalism, has dramatically changed over the last decade. There has been a shift towards news companies commissioning work from freelance photographers in dangerous war zones, and it appears freelancers are all the more willing to put … Continue reading

Getty’s Morel appeal shot down

Back in January, it was revealed that Agence France Press (AFP) and Getty Images would appeal the verdict that awarded photographer Daniel Morel US$1.2 million in damages for the unauthorised distribution of his 2010 Haiti earthquake images. Earlier this month, US District … Continue reading

Getty slammed for Twitter copyright violation

Getty Images and AFP have been hit with US$1.2 million in damages and a $400,000 fine for unauthorised use of freelance photographer Daniel Morel’s images of victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake. The long-running case is among the first to address whether images … Continue reading