Wednesday, July 19, 2006
"London's contemporary art behemoth, Tate Modern, is sponsoring a photographic exhibition to which amateurs are actively encouraged to contribute." Read Kate Burt's Guardian Unlimited article here.
Andrew was telling me about a CBC radio story he heard earlier this week, discussing how the rise of Flickr, YouTube and MySpace have done serious damage to the editorial photography industry. A New York stock photographer profiled on the program saw his income gradually halved over the last five years, due to the increased use of cheap downloads.