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Monthly Archives: October 2009

The U.S. military in Afghanistan has changed the rules which members of the media must follow when embedded with a unit. The key change is in section 14:

14. Media will not be allowed to photograph or record video of U.S. personnel killed in action.



Love this …

This has popped up in a few places from a few people, and I’ve been just enough out of it to not remember who has sent it to me. So, whoever you are, um, thanks …

This month’s National Geographic has a cover story on redwoods – the massive, ancient trees. And there’s a foldout image that will blow your mind away. NPR did a story on how it was made, and Gizmodo has one, too.

I have received a deluge of very strange emails of late (and some of them may be mocked soon on a post here), but this one’s legit:

As many of you know, the Associated Press offers a highly competitive intern program each year. A minimum of two of the positions are offered to photographers or photo editors. The application deadline for the summer 2010 program is Nov. 13, 2009. There is additional information on our website under the careers tab at the bottom.

I’m still not sure how to reply to the guy who has twin 10-month-old girls he wants portraits of but apparently is afraid photo studios are laced with swine flu … it’s been that kind of week.