All items tagged with "sabine liewald"

Apple Settles Lawsuit With Photographer Over Retina Eyeball Image

Retina-eyeball-MacBook-Pro

Apple has settled a lawsuit with Swiss photographer Sabine Liewald over the alleged misuse of a photograph of an eyeball that the Cupertino company used during a keynote presentation for its Retina MacBook Pro. News of the settlement came in an order of dismissal issued by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Thursday, January 3, but the terms of the deal are unclear at this point.

Read the rest of this post »

Apple Sued Over Distinctive “Eye Closeup” Photograph Used To Promote Retina MacBook Pro

Apple Sued Over Distinctive “Eye Closeup” Photograph Used To Promote Retina MacBook Pro

When Apple first unveiled the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro back in July of this year, they used two images to specifically highlight the incredible resolution of the new display. The first was a shot of a herd of zebras running through the grass captured by photographer Steve Bloom. And the second? A photograph of an eye in full Ziggy Stardust make-up, taken by Swiss photographe Sabine Liewald.

The only problem with that latter photograph? According to the photographer, Apple never properly licensed it to be used in Retina MacBook Pro marketing materials. And she’s now suing over it.

Read the rest of this post »