Caroline Fraser takes the Grand Prize in the 2021 Audubon Photo Awards for a stunning image of a Greater Roadrunner backlit through a blanket of dust. It was one of many incredible photos in this year’s contest.
Also in the show: PhotoShelter’s newest guide to mentorship, Norway enacts legislation requiring advertisers to attach a label indicating manipulated photos, Chinese conglomerate Tencent uses facial recognition to police a cyber curfew, and David Hobby spots content creation studios at the mall. Say what?
We mention the following photographers, articles, and websites in this episode:
- PhotoShelter Guide – Photography Mentorship: Why You Need it and Why it Helps Everyone
- The 2021 Audubon Photography Awards: Winners and Honorable Mentions | Audubon
- Why experts say Norway’s retouched photo law won’t help fight body image issues (via WashPo)
- Faking it: how selfie dysmorphia is driving people to seek surgery (via The Guardian)
- Game Over: Chinese Company Deploys Facial Recognition to Limit Youths’ Play (via NYT)
- David Hobby spots a Content Creators studio in a mall
- Stay Social studio