Saturday, January 27, 2018

Nautilus Posts New 4K Stock Footage!

Nautilus Productions has uploaded over a dozen new 4K UHD underwater video clips for license. The new hours of stock footage include dolphins, whale sharks, turtles, sea lions, octopus, angelfish, skates, eels, lobsters, lionfish and more. Locations include the Atlantic, Caribbean & Sea of Cortez. WATCH THE CLIPS!

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Photographer Tries Novel Legal Strategy To Get The University of Houston To Pay Up!

The service notified Jim Olive of Stockyard Photos in 2016 that the University of Houston's C.T. Bauer College of Business had used one of his aerial photos since 2012, according to his lawsuit. He sent the university a bill for $41,000, which included $16,000 for the frequent use of the photo and $25,000 [per the DMCA] for stripping off Olive's credit line when the university allegedly provided a copy to a national magazine for a story about the university's ranking. Within days, the University of Houston removed the photo from its website, according to court documents. In a August 2016 letter, the university offered to pay $2,500. When Olive threatened legal action, the university said it was immune from federal copyright lawsuits under the common law principle of sovereign immunity. READ THE FULL STORY

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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Mardi Gras Shipwreck Expedition Videos & DVD Re-released!


These re-mastered project videos commemorate the publication of the Society for Historical Archaeology’s Journal, Historical Archaeology Mardi Gras Shipwreck Thematic Issue and the 10 year anniversary of the expedition. A mysterious sinking, a group of dedicated scientists and technicians and a 200 year old shipwreck have all collided in the Gulf of Mexico. Four thousand feet below the choppy seas the remains of a 19th century shipwreck lie in wait and a month long expedition was mounted to uncover her secrets. At the time, this was the deepest underwater archaeological project ever attempted in the Gulf of Mexico and Nautilus Productions documented the exploration. Watch the videos here & order the full 52 min. DVD on AMAZON.