I happened to stumble across a post by fashion and portrait photographer Dani Diamond on Fstoppers about his experiences, opinion on (or actually disappointment with) interaction rates on Facebook vs Instagram . His complains are something I hear almost every day. … Continue reading →
October 2, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf Comments Off on Is Ello a platform to be on for photographers?
You must have been sitting in a deep hole in Antarctica if you haven’t heard about Ello yet. There has been a lot of hype within the last week. So I thought it might be time for all those who … Continue reading →
September 25, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf Comments Off on Are those self-doubts part of it?
Just a random thought: Are those self-doubts I am having a normal part of being a photographer or is it a piece of my personality? I have been bragging about the recognition I was getting recently, achiever higher acceptance rates … Continue reading →
March 14, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf Comments Off on Why image theft is such a big problem
Getty Images’ recent decision to offer free (as in “no money involved”) use of their images for non-commercial use and their rationale behind it cause me to think about the topic of image theft as a problem to photographers. There is obviously a lot of truth in it: We experience every day in the internet that images are being used without much consideration of the original source and their copyright status. Continue reading →
March 7, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf Comments Off on Stock Photographers are Prisoners
In ancient history (the early 1990’s) I was at university, studying economics. One of the big topics was the game theory – a series of concepts simplifying how individuals act in a free economy (the theories are also used for … Continue reading →