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Google to Tweak Image Search to Help Protect Photographer Copyrights

Google Images is an epicenter of copyright infringements across the Web, as people, either knowingly or unwittingly, search for, download, and misuse copyrighted photos without permission. But for photographers, there's some good news: Google is going to roll out changes to the image search engine that are designed to help protect your copyright.

Want to Sell Stock Photos? Here’s a Comparison of Major Services

Up until just recently I always scoffed at selling my work as stock photography. Let's call it youthful arrogance. I always felt my work was worth more and should be used for more important purposes. The problem was I wasn't good at selling my work independently either.

Trump Accidentally Used 2009 Obama Inauguration Photo on @POTUS Twitter

People following the handoff of the coveted @POTUS Twitter account from former President Obama to newly sworn-in President Trump were treated to a bit of a gaff this morning. It seems the Trump administration accidentally used a photo from President Obama's inauguration in 2009 as Trump's new Twitter header.

The Crowd of Photographers at the Rio Olympics

The photo above by Getty Images photographer Pascal Le Segretain shows a common scene at the Rio 2016 Olympics: a wall of press photographers competing to snap the most newsworthy and memorable shot of major events at the Games.

Getty Olympic Photos are Shot, Edited, and Shared in 120 Seconds

We recently shared the impressive Canon DSLR arsenal Getty Images brought to the Rio 2016 Olympics. Here's something else that's impressive: the agency team of photographers and photo editors at the Games can snap, edit, and share official Olympic photos in as little as two minutes.

Photographer Suing Getty Images for $1 Billion

Renowned photographer Carol M. Highsmith is reportedly suing Getty Images for $1 billion, claiming that the stock photo company committed copyright infringement through the "gross misuse" of 18,755 of her photographs documenting America.

This is What Getty Images’ Founder Had to Say About the Sale of Corbis Images

Corbis Images announced last week that it has sold its massive collection of photos -- one of the largest archives in the world -- to the Chinese company Visual China Group, which struck a deal with Getty Images to have Corbis images sold exclusively through Getty.

As many photographers wondered about the future of their images and paychecks, Getty Images co-founder and chairman Jonathan Klein took to Twitter to celebrate his success in getting Corbis' images.