apology

I Made a Mistake and Gave My Photos Away for Free on Unsplash

I’m sure most photographers have heard of Unsplash, the free-to-use stock image website. You upload any of your photographs, then after a short moderation process, they become available in the Unsplash library for anyone to download and use in any way they like.

Audi Apologizes for Ad Photo Showing Little Girl Holding Banana

Audi recently stirred up controversy after launching a new ad campaign that included a photo of a little girl leaning against the front of the car while holding a banana. The photo was met with sharp criticism on social media, and Audi responded by quickly pulling the image and issuing an apology.

Folded Map Project’s Tonika Johnson Confronts Alec Soth and the NY Times

On September 5, 2020, The New York Times published “The Great Divide” – the latest entry in their “The America We Need” Times Opinion series – which examined neighborhoods on Chicago’s North Side and South Side and the enormous disparities in wealth and health that have emerged between them as a result of racist policies like redlining that began in the early 20th century.

Photographer Admits He’s an ‘Abuser’ After 100+ Women Share Stories of Harassment

Over the past several days, more than 100 women have shared stories of harassment and assault at the hands on an "unnamed photographer." As the number of allegations grew, Australian music photographer Jack Stafford eventually went online and confessed to being the unnamed "abuser," apologizing for his actions and saying that he would be "cancelling" himself.

DXOMark Admits They Screwed Up Their Canon 1D X Mark III Review

Earlier today, DXOMark issued an apology. The popular sensor testing company revised its controversially low score for the Canon 1D X Mark III, admitting that "erroneous testing data" had affected the scoring and screwed up their initial review. In other words: this sensor is much better than they thought.

Rugby Star Apologizes to Photog for Sharing Photo Without Permission

Typically, when a celebrity is called out for posting a photograph without permission, they lash out or deny any wrongdoing. It's so common we've almost come to expect it, which is why it's such a nice change of pace to hear that New Zealand Rugby star Sonny Bill Williams actually apologized to the photographer after having a photo pulled from Instagram for sharing it without permission.

Tamron Apologizes: 17-28mm f/2.8 Will Be Delayed Due to High Demand

The Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD has only been available for pre-order one week, but already Tamron has had to issue an apology about availability. Apparently demand for the new Sony E-Mount lens has been so high that even those who have already placed an order might have to wait a little while longer to receive their unit—to say nothing of new orders.

Nikon is Sorry That the Z7 is Selling So Quickly

Nikon issued an apology today, saying that the new Z7 full-frame mirrorless camera is getting pre-ordered so much that many photographers won't be able to get their hands on the camera when it officially arrives on September 27th.

How NOT to Reply When Your Request to Use Photos is Rejected

If you're a business looking to license photos directly from a photographer, there are better and worse ways to respond if the photographer rejects your request and decides not to allow the use of their photos. That's what one convention recently learned the hard way.

THIS is How You Apologize for Using a Photo Without Permission as a Brand

The camera accessory brand Tether Tools just earned a great deal of goodwill from photographers by taking a copyright infringement mistake seriously. After discovering that they had accidentally used a photographer's image without permission, the company posted a lengthy apology and explanation on its website and social media.

Kathy Griffin Slammed for Photo Shoot Showing Decapitated Donald Trump

Emmy- and Grammy-award winning comedian Kathy Griffin and photographer Tyler Shields are in hot water this week due to a photo shoot showing Griffin holding a bloodied Donald Trump mask that's made to look like the decapitated head of the president. The photo has sparked outrage and even a public response from Trump himself.