Creating A Gray Zone: Challenges For Media Producers In The Digital World

shockleewebpic_creategrayzoneElliot Harmon, the Communications Manager at Creative Commons gives a bit of insight into the copyright landscape of creative works in this video by Swissnex San Francisco. When it comes to intellectual property, there is a big gap that lies between the classification of works that are assigned as either public domain or all rights reserved. In the middle of these, exists ‘the gray zone’ where remix, sample culture, creative commons, fair use and new innovative ways to explore, share and exploit creative works lives.

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L.E.D. Snowboarding At Night

Take one badass pro snowboarder, a custom L.E.D. suit, a fashion photographer/filmmaker, a Red Epic camera and some fine french mountain powder and what do you get? One amazingly cool and short film that could easily make the case for this becoming a serious new sport and/or art form.

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Watch How A Leica Camera Lens Is Made

Ever wonder what goes into making a camera lens?

In this day and age of sophisticated machines and technology, we tend to forget how manual labor and handmade craftsmanship was once the only way to build something.

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Stolen Camera Finder: Helps You Track Down Your Stolen Camera

Here’s a great tool for all photographers, both pro and hobbyist alike. stolencamerafinder helps you locate your stolen camera by searching the web for pictures that were taken with your stolen camera. All you need to do is provide a photo that was taken with it before it went missing and you’re one step closer to catching the thief!

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