Airscene 2014 Airshow Calendar Competition

Thursday, 18 July 2013 21:44

Submit your best airshow images of the 2013 airshow season.

Airscene's annual calendar competition returns with continued support from past sponsors such as Key Publishing Ltd, The Red Arrows, and aviation artist Terry Jones amongst others.

Airscene 2014 Airshow Calendar Competition

Now in the competition's main phase, aircraft and airshow enthusiasts (both amateur and professional alike) are invited to submit 2 entries taken during the current airshow season for review.

Shortlisted entries will go through the final judging following the closing date (30th September 2013) by a panel of 8 judges (to be confirmed).

Read more: Airscene 2014 Airshow Calendar Competition


Sharing, promoting & protecting your work online

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 21:44


Learn how to protect yourself online!

July 18, 2013 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM BST (That's 8am EDST!) Free Registration!

Patricia van den Akker, Director of The Design Trust, and Silvia Baumgart, Programme Manager of Own-it, will be hosting the webinar.

"This webinar is aimed at creative professionals, at any stage in their career, who are not only interested in sharing work but also need to learn how to protect their commercial interests when using social media for self-promotion. This webinar will be hosted by Patricia van den Akker, Director of The Design Trust, and delivered by Silvia Baumgart, Programme Manager of Own-it."

The webinar is informative and basic, and is UK oriented. However, the webinar materials apply to every design and photographic creative. The course will be recorded and available for later viewing.

You'll find more info on with many links to IP training, events, know-how and opportunities., Intellectual Property Advice for the Creative Sector 


Image Rights: Manage Them or Lose

Saturday, 22 June 2013 02:00

PhotoMDC-Logo1 w230Whether you manage a large image library or a small collection of hard disks of personal work, you need to become proficient with the use of metadata and familiar yourself with metadata standards. Whether you sell to agencies or libraries or manage one, or just wish to have a chance to be indentifiable online, you must pay attention to metadata!

"Image Rights: Manage Them - or Lose", the title of the recent Barcelona Photo Metadata Conference, published all presentations from their conference and can all be viewed at: 

Photo Metadata Conference 2013

Read more: Image Rights: Manage Them or Lose


Condé Naste and Bottega Veneta want your Permission …

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 18:36

…to give them YOUR creative work for free!

New Exposure Photography Competition

Vogue   New Exposure"Enter for a chance to have your work seen by some of the world's foremost visionaries in fashion, photography, art, and design"

What's the price?

7. (a) "All entry materials become the property of the Sponsor … entry into this Promotion constitutes entrant's irrevocable and perpetual permission and consent, without further compensation, with or without attribution, to … sell, perform, adapt, enhance, or display such Submission, and the entrant's name and/or likeness, for any purpose, including but not limited to editorial, advertising, trade, commercial, … in any and all media now in existence or hereinafter created, throughout the world, for the duration or the copyright in the Submission." - Quoted from the Official Contest Rules

One winner, countless entries, equals a lot of young creative talent giving away pertetual rights to deep pockets. What kind of example does this set?

Read more: Condé Naste and Bottega Veneta want your Permission …


Watch the "Copyright Killings" webinar

Saturday, 18 May 2013 18:01

The Copyright Killings webinar link

Did you miss the "Copyright Killings" webinar?

Watch it now!

  • Learn "best practices" to keep your work from becoming orphaned
  • How pending legislating may put your creative rights at risk
  • What is "metadata" and why it is important
  • Discover resources to followup with your new knowledge

Click on the image to the right for all the above, and more!


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