Photography

NCAC Censored!

By |2016-01-15T10:36:57-04:00December 8th, 2010|Blog|

Censorship incidents on the web are more and more common, but it's still rare when they happen to an anti-censorship organization like the NCAC. Network Solutions, a company providing web services, has threatened to remove TheFileroom.org, an interactive archive of worldwide censorship cases administered by the National Coalition Against Censorship, unless a photograph of two naked children by Nan Goldin, [...]

Teens Sending Nude Photos of Themselves or “Sexting”

By |2019-03-15T16:22:09-04:00February 24th, 2009|Blog|

A survey of 1,280 teens and young adults conducted by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unwanted Pregnancy and CosmoGirl.com finds that 22% of girls and 18% of boys said they have electronically sent or posted nude or semi-nude images. The impulse to make a nude self-portrait is neither new, nor specific to kids. In the introduction to a [...]

Charges Refiled Against Student Photographer

By |2019-03-13T15:17:15-04:00January 30th, 2009|Blog|

The Daily Collegian reports that charges of failure to disperse and disorderly conduct have been refiled against Michael Felletter, the student photographer who was accused of "taking photographs that would excite the crowd and encourage destructive behavior" after taking photographs on assignment at a riot following an Ohio State football game. The charges were dropped last week only to be [...]

1st Amendment: BYU student’s photos back in art show

By |2019-03-07T22:31:22-04:00December 15th, 2008|Blog|

As jayhova pointed out in our comments section, the BYU photographer's pieces have been put back into the art show. Excerpted on the artist's blog, BYU's official statement stated that a "miscommunication" led to the removal of photographs of gay BYU students and a friend/partner/family member. We're glad to see that the pieces will be in the show and they [...]

BYU takes down photos of gay students

By |2016-01-14T16:22:14-04:00December 9th, 2008|Blog|

According to the artist, his series of photographs of gay BYU students and their "support person" (which the artist defined as a family member, friend, or partner)  was taken down from the Fine Art Classes show because "the topic of homosexuality is a bit much for the BYU audience". In his blog, he writes: While I knew this topic would [...]