Make money with your Carnival photos!

My letter of response to the request from [named State Agency] for the use of a Carnival photo in return for that most precious of currency, a photo credit. Read More...

A copyright conversation


A transcript of a recent conversation I had about copyright ownership that highlights issues related to intellectual property that muddy understanding and respect for creative output. Read More...

Yesterday, today and tomorrow (Video)

A conversation about my career as a photographer to date. With a link to the online presentation both streamed and downloadable.
Photograph of the talk courtesy of Peter Limchoy.

Justice served

Recalling my professional encounters with Justice Wendell Kangaloo and considering the long term value of an archive built on commercial purpose. Read More...

Asked, answered

Two young photographers put some interesting questions to me. With their permission, I answer publicly in the hope that the responses might be of use to some one else. Read More...

The Photographer's Responsibility

Taking care of your photographic works and leveraging those assets isn't your client's responsibility, it's part of a professional's charge and compact with customers who are supposed to know less than we do about photography's nuances. Read More...

On shooting for free

Should we take pictures for free? Should we charge for every picture we take? Here are my experiences with deciding when to charge and when a fee is inadequate payment for a photographic experience. Read More...

The TNT Mirror's resource reallocations

You can find the original post and discussion on Facebook here. This facsimile of the post (I have resisted the temptation to correct spellings) and the ensuing thread, begun on March 30, 2012, is posted for the convenience of those who aren't on that social media service.
For the full, rather long thread click here to... Read More...

On copyright in a digital world

Magic, tar and copyleft from Mark Lyndersay on Vimeo.

A discussion of copyright issues in an age of digital sharing.

This is a talk that I gave to the Trinidad and Tobago chapter of ISACA on December 02, 2011.
The online version tends to lag a bit behind the slide changes. You can also download an MP4 of the vidcast here.

PhotoPlus 2011 - Jack Hollingsworth

Notes from a seminar on social media marketing by Jack Hollingsworth at PhotoPlus Expo 2011. Read More...

PhotoPlus 2011 - Art Streiber

Notes from a seminar on editorial photography by Art Strieber at PhotoPlus Expo 2011. Read More...

PhotoPlus 2011 - Creative longevity

Notes from a panel of career photography professionals on creative longevity at PhotoPlus Expo 2011. Read More...

PhotoPlus 2011 - Blake Discher

Notes from a seminar on business and negotiating by Blake Discher at PhotoPlus Expo 2011. Read More...

Losing rights in photography competitions

Here's an interesting post on just how widespread the rights grab for competition photos is becoming.
TIDCO Divali Competition

Pixels are NOT free

There’s a popular and casual notion that pixels are free. They are cheaper than film, but a long way from free. Read More...