Can’t Get a Break

You really have to feel for cops nowadays. Its getting to the point that they just can’t beat the shit out of anyone these days without a video showing up on youtube. Not only that, but now they’re in danger of losing their jobs over it. Life’s just not fair. Now the FBI’s going to […]

War on Photography – Jan 4 2009 Edition (Updated)

Stories like this just piss me off. Its yet another example of police abusing their powers by making up anti-photography laws on the spot, usually because of 9/11 or terrorism. Right. That’s why this police shooting at the Fruitvale BART station is so infuriating. The official story is that police broke up a fight between […]

Flickr Pro

Apparently I bumped up against Flickr’s ceiling of 200 photos for free accounts. While they said that they wouldn’t delete my old photos, they would be “unavailable” until or unless I went pro. I would cry extortion, but it is kind of a free service, and I was kinda-sorta meaning to go pro anyway, since […]

SF MOMA and the War on Photography

Everyone’s been talking about Thomas Hawk’s misadventures at the SF MOMA, detailed here and here, and I just wanted to chime in. My comment on TH’s Flickr post pretty much sums up my feelings. I don’t always agree with Hawk’s actions or choice of friends (see: Scoble), but there’s no denying that he is one […]