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25 May 2016

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at a National Geographic travel contest, a rights grab, Francis Hodgson and the Scotch Trooper.

  • You've got until Friday to enter the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest. Meanwhile Alan Taylor presents 23 of the latest contest entries.
  • Carolyn E. Wright uncovers a contest rights grab by the Tahoe National Forest Service. The rules state all entries "will be considered as public domain to prevent copyright infringement. The forest will have non-exclusive, unlimited use of the photo(s)." See the contradiction?
  • In The Sort of Thing They Like, Francis Hodgson wonders "how we could possibly set standards by which to judge photographs." The discussion is informed by the work of Nigel Shafran for the Victoria & Albert Museum. And it takes an interesting turn in suggesting how we appraise a work.
  • The Scotch Trooper reminds us it is always happy hour somewhere in the world.

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