This Week in the World looks at the past week’s most interesting stories out of the photo world.
A photographer who found a camera in a thrift store that still had undeveloped film in it found the original owners of the camera in a matter of hours on Facebook.
Another week, another controversy about photo manipulation: An op-ed in the New York Times questioned statements made in a previous blog post by Deborah Needleman, the editor of their own monthly fashion magazine, T, about “adding some fat to [the model] with Photoshop” in regards to the latest issue’s cover model. (via Pop Photo)
Dust off that old Flickr account: the photo-sharing site recently revamped its interface and gifted its users a free terabyte of space. (via DP Review Connect)
Speaking of Flickr, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer recently ticked off a bunch of photographers when she said, in explanation as to why there was no longer a “Flickr Pro,” ““There’s no such thing as Flickr Pro today because [with so many people taking photographs] there’s really no such thing as professional photographers anymore.” This made several people very upset, so Mayer redacted her statement.
Getty Images recently announced the inaugural Cotour by Getty Images Portrait Prize for “emerging photographers with fewer than five years industry experience.” (via British Journal of Photography)
It’s like a retro version of Vine: Check out the GIFTY, a camera that captures and prints GIF-like animations in one convenient flipbook. Unfortunately, it’s not yet for sale, but let’s keep our fingers crossed. (via Gizmodo)
Rumor has it that Flickr and Vimeo could be majorly integrated into Apple’s iOS 7.
Leica teased a new “Mini” M-Series camera that would be sized somewhere between the M and the X2.
And in case you missed it . . .
T.J. and Michael recreated Nadav Kander’s portrait of filmmaker David Lynch.
Have a great Memorial Day weekend!