Google Adds Picasa Images to Search

Finally, Google has integrated Picasa Web Albums into Google Image Search. Public albums can be enabled for a public search option, meaning your images will be more likely to come up in Google image results. And that’s a huge improvement, because previously images on Picasa (and Blogger, and Google Docs) were not searchable at all.

read more | digg story

Location Scouting With Flickr

Wouldn’t it be great to know exactly what to expect before you packed your camera for a shoot?

You could know what sort of filters you’d need, what sort of lenses to bring and even what sort of techniques you’d be experimenting with at the location.

read more | digg story

Seattle man jailed for taking photos of police arrest awarded $8,000

An amateur photographer who was taken into custody last year after shooting pictures of two Seattle police officers making an arrest on a public street received an $8,000 settlement this week, the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington announced Thursday.

read more | digg story

Also, consider this post on 5 Things Photographers Should Do When Confronted by the Police.