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Photographer Lisa Saad Stripped of Awards in Photo Stealing Scandal

Controversy erupted back in February after it was discovered that award-winning Australian photographer Lisa Saad had won numerous prestigious photo contests with images that may have been created using other photographers' photos. A number of major organizations have now decided to strip Saad of her prizes and memberships.

Photo Contest Judges Raise Alarm: We Didn’t Judge Anything…

There's something strange going on with the International Photographer of the Year (IPOTY) photo contest. 11 of the 14 photographers listed as judges for the IPOTY 2017 contest say they weren't asked to judge a single thing before the winners were announced in February (and the other 3 couldn't be contacted).

The View Interviews the Male Models Accusing Weber and Testino

The talk show The View just did an exclusive interview with three of the male models who have publicly accused famous fashion photographers Bruce Weber and Mario Testino of sexual misconduct. The models spoke about their experiences and the current state of the fashion photography industry.

Indian Police Couple Fired for Faking Everest Climb with Photoshop

In September 2016, an Indian couple made international headlines after it was found that their photos "proving" they had reached Mount Everest's summit had been faked using Photoshop. It turns out the husband and wife were both police officers in India, and they've just been fired after an investigation into their deception.

Souvid Datta Admits to Doctoring and Appropriating Photos

Yesterday, we revealed that award-winning photographer Souvid Datta had published a photo back in 2014 in which a woman had been copied-and-pasted from a 1978 photo by renowned documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark. Datta today admitted that he had indeed doctored that photo, as well as "appropriating" other photographers' work as his own.

Steve McCurry Says He Will ‘Rein in His Use of Photoshop’

Steve McCurry has responded to the recent hoopla surrounding his Photoshopped photos. The famed photographer explains that he's now a "visual storyteller" rather than a photojournalist, but says he will "rein in his use of Photoshop" going forward to remove any confusion.

Botched Steve McCurry Print Leads to Photoshop Scandal

Steve McCurry is, perhaps, one of the most iconic names in the National Geographic pantheon. A travel photography giant, his vibrant images have inspired millions, but he's recently come under fire over Photoshop use after a botched print at a show in Italy was found to have a serious issue.

Olympus Still Dealing with a Plethora of Lawsuits in Wake of Accounting Scandal

Some would say that the Olympus accounting scandal is officially over, insofar as jail sentences (or, rather, the lack thereof) have been doled out by the Japanese justice system. Even the company's stock has rebounded and is currently sitting about 25% higher than it was before the dive it took when the company's seedy business dealings came to light.

But stocks rebounding and executives getting off almost scott free aside, Olympus' battle against the backlash from the scandal is far from over, as both Japanese and overseas entities continue to pursue legal action.