JPG Weekly Highlights

Picture of single atom suspended in electric fields wins top science photography prize

This picture, taken at the Clarendon Laboratory at Oxford University and showing a single glowing atom of strontium, is the Overall Winner in the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's annual photography competition David Nadlinger/University of Oxford/EPSRC/PA
This picture, taken at the Clarendon Laboratory at Oxford University and showing a single glowing atom of strontium, is the Overall Winner in the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council’s annual photography competition David Nadlinger/University of Oxford/EPSRC/PA

 

“An image of a single atom of the metal strontium suspended in electric fields has won a prestigious science photography prize” reported INDEPENDENT.  Wow!  Photography is playing a big part in capturing the progression of science.  The shot above was taken during a long exposure with a regular digital camera.  See you don’t have to have the priciest camera to capture truly amazing things!!!

 

New Makeover for Group Registration of Photographs: 6 Takeaways

PDN reports starting on “February 20, 2018, the U.S. Copyright Office will implement a new rule affecting how groups of photographs are registered. The rule aims to modernize and streamline the registration process for group registrations of photographs, but also implements other important changes.”  Yes registration is still up to the photographer, but there are some perks in doing so.

 

This Crypto-Art Rose Photo Sold for $1,000,000

Forever Rose  by Kevin Abosch
Forever Rose
by Kevin Abosch

 

What is the most expensive rose that you’ve ever seen?  Photographer Kevin Abosch, has now just sold the most expensive cryptocurrency photograph by the name of “Forever Rose” for a whopping $1,000,000 on the blockchain and it all happened on Valentine’s Day.  Awe…how romantic.

Google Removes ‘View Image’ Button from Image Search to Protect Photos