Amazon Patents “Subject Against a White Background” Photo Technique

I’ve seen some dumb patents in my day. I think the absolute worst was when Monsanto patented a living organism (its Roundup Ready Mutant Frankenfood Soy). But this one is a pretty close second. Amazon has been granted a patent for its apparently proprietary technique of photographing subjects and objects against a white background. A photo against a white background. Wouldn’t want anyone infringing on that intellectual property. Yep. Now, if you photograph something against a white background, Read more […]