Free Photo Sharing & Intellectual Property Licensing Comparison List

Free Photo Sharing & Intellectual Property Licensing Comparison List

Late night photo sharing

Intellectual Photo Property Sharing

As photographers, we like to show and promote our work throughout the digital world. Nowadays we won’t come around using social media/photo sharing websites to do so. We have the choice between many web-services/companies and more often prefer free ones. By uploading our content we permit to display and share our works under a set of very specific Terms of Service. The TOS specify in legal terms what the company is allowed to do with our content, our Intellectual Property.

I wanted to know in detail to what I would give permission to when I upload one of my photos to such a free service. Also, I wanted to know what would happen if I decide to remove my content or account.

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Body Cap Lenses and Pinhole Lens Caps Comparison List

Body Cap Lenses. Pinhole Can-Camera Portraits, Photoville, New York City, 2016

Pinhole Can Camera Portraits, Photoville, New York City, 2016

Recently I bought the smallest digital Interchangeable Camera System from Craigslist. It´s called Q and it is made by Pentax (now Ricoh). It is so small that the inventive Q from James Bond might had actually co-invented it (if he would be a real person in the first place). Anyway, the Pentax Q System consists of several Interchangeable Lenses and one of them is particularity interesting because it is very very slim, just 6.9 mm. It is the Pentax Q 07 Body Cap Lens aka the “Mount Shield Lens”. What makes it so slim is that is has no movable parts inside. Body Cap Lenses have no focus mechanism and typically no aperture to choose from. Everything is preset and you have to work with what you have. What you gain from this minimalistic Lens-Zen-Design is the opportunity for real Point and Shoot Snapshot-Photography! This lens is by far not the only model around. Read on and view a comparable list of available Body Cap Lenses and Pinhole Lens Caps for interchangeable Camera mounts…

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Small and Light – Comparing 17 Big Sensor Prime Lens Cameras

Comparing 17 Big Sensor Prime Lens Cameras

Comparing 17 Big Sensor Prime Lens Cameras

The Ricoh GR is the smallest and lightest Big Sensor Fixed Lens camera.

My goal was to find a compact camera for everyday photography, with wide angle field of view and a fast, integrated prime lens. I wanted the best possible image quality in relation to a small body size/weight for a reasonable price.

Using DPreview´s camera feature search I identified and compared 17 camera models that are equipped with a integrated, fixed prime lens and sensors equal or bigger then APS-C. My comparison showed that the Ricoh GR (II) is the smallest and lightest fixed Prime Lens Camera currently available. Read on and compare yourself…

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All Street Photography Podcasts List

Listening to Street Photography Podcasts

Listening to Street Photography Podcasts

I enjoy listening to Street Photography Podcasts whenever I can. The freely available podcasts are a great way to learn all about books, events and people involved in this photographic genre. In this blog post I put together a link list with still continued and discontinued Street Photography Podcasts.

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