Will 2020 be The Last Year of Flickr?

I really hope I’m wrong, but I have a sad feeling that 2020 is going to be Flickr’s last year. I’ve been a ‘Pro’ (paying) member of the photo-sharing site since 2006. The early years I remember the earlier years of Flickr very well. For me, it went through a Golden Age which ran from about 2007 until 2010. During those years I found many … Continue reading Will 2020 be The Last Year of Flickr?

The difference between photojournalism, documentary, editorial, and commercial photography

I used to struggle with the difference between these genres of photography, which on the surface all seem broadly the same. While it’s fair to say they are closely related, there are some subtle differences between them. An example of a directed portrait that could be classed as documentary photography. Photojournalism First, photojournalism, which is primarily about recording an event, and telling a viewer what happened via a … Continue reading The difference between photojournalism, documentary, editorial, and commercial photography