The Daily Mail has remained silent after being sued by a Sydney-based photographer over alleged unpaid use of his work.
Racing Victoria has pulled the accreditation of freelance photographers, putting many people out of work.
Fairfax wants to make dozens of staff redundant from 13 Victorian publications as the reporters are asked to make do without subeditors or photographers.
The photography industry changed in a flash. With less magazine and newspaper assignments, professional photographers are losing out to cheap amateurs with digital cameras and stock photos.
Iconic American photographer Irving Penn, who blurred the lines between commercial and art photography and was known for his minimalist style, has died aged 92. He shot over 150 covers of Vogue magazine.