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Daily Archives: November 27, 2018

Renowned Chinese Photojournalist Lu Guang Goes Missing in China


One of the most famous Chinese photojournalists has gone missing in China, and there are reports that he was arrested by government security officers. Lu Guang, who has won some of photography’s most prestigious awards for documenting social issues in China, was visiting the Xinjiang region in northwest China when ...

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Canon to Unleash a 75MP+ EOS R Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera: Report


Canon is reportedly planning to launch an high-resolution EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera with at least 75 megapixels. Canon Rumors is hearing from multiple known sources that Canon is developing an EOS R camera with “slightly more than 75MP.” While the timeframe for launch isn’t clear (and is likely far ...

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The Koch Brothers Now Own a Chunk of Getty Images


The American billionaire Koch brothers now own a sizable chunk of Getty Images after the investment arm of Koch Industries agreed to make a $500 million investment in the stock photo agency. Getty Images just announced the non-controlling preferred equity investment by Koch Equity Development LLC (KED), which won’t affect ...

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This ISS Timelapse Captures a Rocket Launch from Space


When the Russian Progress MS-10 cargo spacecraft launched on a Soyuz rocket on November 16th, 2018, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst was ready to capture it… from the International Space Station. This timelapse he made shows what a rocket launch looks like from around 250 miles away from Earth in orbit. ...

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Making a Splash in Toy Photography


As a toy photographer I am constantly experimenting with new techniques and effects — primarily practical effects, but I won’t hesitate to dive into some digital effects if it helps me tell a story and create the strongest image possible. Some of my more popular images include real liquid splashes, ...

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NASA’s InSight Lander Sends Its First Clear Photo From Mars


After a half-year journey covering over 30 million miles, NASA’s InSight lander just touched down on the surface of Mars to begin its mission of studying the red planet’s deep interior. InSight also captured and sent back this first clear photo from the ground, a 1-megapixel selfie. The photo was ...

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