Petition Begs Disney to Stop Replacing Photographers with ‘Photo Boxes’ – Photography Article

Earlier this year, rumors that Disney would replace its PhotoPass photographers at Disney Parks with robotic “photo boxes” were confirmed as photo booths began popping up around the park in lieu of people. These boxes have been popping up everywhere, and people are not happy: so much so that there is a now a petition on Change.org that is begging Disney to keep the PhotoPass photographers around. The photo boxes began actually popping up around February of this year, and…

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Disney Shutting Down NatGeo Your Shot Website to Focus on Instagram – Photography Article

The National Geographic Your Shot website and community is about to come to an abrupt end. According to a pop-up message posted on the Your Shot website, the site will be “discontinued” on October 31st, 2019, and “all engagement, assignments, and promotion of photos” will shift to the Your Shot Instagram account. The announcement has left people with more questions than answers, as speculation runs rampant that this shut down is due to Disney’s recent acquisition of NatGeo from Fox.…

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