Kodak Alaris in Trouble? Shuts Down Major Manufacturing Plant in UK

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Russian photographer and art student Egor Tsvetkov used his own photos and a facial recognition app to destroy any illusion of privacy we might have with his latest project “Your Face is Big Data.”

Here’s an amazing short film titled “The Old New World” by photographer and animator Alexey Zakharov of Moscow, Russia. Zakharov found old photos of US cities from the early 1900s and brought them to life.

Ouch! Having gear stolen is always painful, but a photographer in Spain recently got it much worse than that. Apparently, he was robbed of some extremely expensive Canon gear he was testing, including a pre-production Canon 1DX Mark II.

Wildlife and their habitat are facing a new threat—from unethical practices deployed by a new breed of nature photographers. An exponential surge in the popularity of nature photography is unknowingly altering species behaviour and creating habitat disturbances.

In the latest installment of “crazy photography innovation to cross our desks,” let us introduce you to the “sheet camera” by the engineers at Columbia University. This flexible camera array lets you change field of view by simply bending it.

The Canon EOS M line of mirrorless cameras hasn’t been a big hit—at least not in the US of A—but Canon may do something big with it by the end of this year. We’re talking “full-frame mirrorless” big.

Hawaii photographer Raiatea Arcuri was out shooting beautiful seascapes and putting together a tutorial video recently when he took a rather bad tumble. The video came out yesterday, but all people can talk about is the scary fall he captured.

Olloclip is a company that may need no introduction for many of you after their quick change lens system for the iPhone took Kickstarter by storm in 2011. Since then, the company has been kicking out a number of exciting and creative products for mobile phone shooters. The latest photographic toolset to emerge from Olloclip’s lab is the new Macro Pro Lens for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Lytro has ditched the world of consumer cameras, and if the Lytro Immerge wasn’t proof enough of this decision, their latest announcement should seal it. Yesterday, Lytro debuted “the world’s first Light Field solution for film and television,” a 755MP cinema camera monster.

When people say you should do “anything” to get the shot, getting decapitated or losing a hand might not be what they had in mind. But that’s what one tourist almost did while trying to get a photo of a plane landing at the dangerous St. Bart’s airport.

Photographer Serena Hodson of Dry Dog Wet Dog fame is back, and she’s not stopped capturing adorable, viral photos of dogs. Her new series The Upside of Dogs is blowing up now too, and it’s bound to put a smile on your face.

Famed musician Phil Collins began reissuing some of his most loved albums in November of 2015 as part of a collection called “Take a look at me now…” But keen-eyed fans of Mr. Collins noticed something curious about the reissues: the Phil Collins on the new album covers looks quite a bit older.

It’s perhaps ironic that it was during our Street Photography trip to New York that we chose Havana, Cuba as our next destination. Ironic because we didn’t know then that the two week period we chose would see the first visit of a sitting U.S. President to the city in 90 years and with it an air of expectancy and change in a country unlike any other.

A group of tourist photographers in the UK found themselves in the middle of a tense, awkward situation this week when they were confronted, detained by, and accused of paedophelia by a group of angry mothers who thought they were photographing children. They were, in fact, taking photos of a fountain at the seafront.

Everybody is “reinventing” things these days, but even still, we would be lying if we said we weren’t at least intrigued by the all-new Impossible Project I-1. It’s the company’s very first camera, or, as they put it, “The Original Instant Camera. Reinvented.”

We could just let the swirly bokeh of the photo above sweep us away, but alas, we have a new lens to tell you about. It’s Lensbaby’s exciting new Twist 60, and in case the portrait didn’t already clue you in, it’s Lensbaby’s take on the iconic Petzval lens.

The history of the Leica camera is one of revolution. Appropriately enough, the Leica M design has been with us for over 60 years and has documented revolutions in both times of peace and war throughout history as the idea of a simple, easy to carry camera enabling it to be carried anywhere.

A French tourist was arrested in Rome last week when he tried to fly his camera drone over the iconic Colosseum to capture some aerial footage. According to Italian law, he could now face fines of up to 113,000 Euro ($127K USD).

Over 1.5 billion people worldwide use the Facebook app on a monthly basis, and all of those people have opted in to Facebook’s privacy policy by the act of creating an account.

When most people travel, they think of travelling to a destination. Whether it’s climbing Mt. Fuji, gawking at the frescoes in the Vatican, or relishing spicy cuisine in Thailand, most people think of the destination for what it has to offer, from culture to scenery to sensational experiences.

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