As we mentioned earlier on IWDIG: With effect from 11th January 2013, photographic retailer Jessops ceased trading. Some photographers on the Isle of Wight could be concerned as to what the administration means for customers.
The article below sets out current information and is based on general rights during administration. The list is not exhaustive and if anyone has further queries these questions should be answered by visiting the Administrators using the PwC website at www.pwc.co.uk/jessops or telephone Jessops Group Limited helpline which can be reached on 0113 289 4422. Continue Reading »
In November 2010 Prime Minister David Cameron announced an independent review on how Intellectual Property framework supports growth and innovation.
The copyright regime cannot be considered fit for the digital age when millions of citizens are in daily breach of copyright… People are confused about what is allowed and what is not, with the risk that the law falls into disrepute. Continue Reading »
There’s no secret formula when it comes to taking good pictures.
“Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.”- Ansel Adams
Such is the beauty of photography! Good pictures are all about having the ability to see the possibility of a good frame and also being in the right place, at the right time!
Of course, you can ensure that you refer to the latest trends in photography and be up-to-date with developments as well, but there’s nothing stopping you being creative and letting your imagination soar.
Photography Tips: How to take Good Pictures Continue Reading »
Counter-terrorism minister David Hanson has issued a statement following a meeting with Amateur Photographer magazine and other representatives of the photographic community.
The meeting was set up by Austin Mitchell MP, a keen photographer and rights campaigner, following growing concerns that photographers are targeted by police officers using their anti-terrorism powers.
- ‘No intention’ to stop ordinary people taking photos.’
- ‘I have committed to follow-up on the representations made to me’
David Hanson, Minister for Policing and Crime, said in the statement:
’I recently met with Austin Mitchell [chairman of the Parliamentary All Party Photography Group] and representatives of the photographic press to discuss the issue of counter terrorism powers and offences in relation to photography.
‘I welcomed the opportunity to reassure all those concerned with this issue that we have no intention of Section 44 or Section 58a [of the Terrorism Act] being used to stop ordinary people taking photos or to curtail legitimate journalistic activity.’
‘Guidance has been provided to all police forces advising that these powers and offences should not be used to stop innocent members of the public, tourists or responsible journalists from taking photographs.
During the meeting Austin Mitchell called for a ‘strengthening’ of the ACPO and Home Office guidelines on photography that were issued last year.
Source: Amateur Photographer Magazine has all the details online: to read click here:
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