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Clifton R. Adams’ photographs of 1920s and 30s Britain using Autochrome technology 

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From Boy Scouts on a hike to children playing on a beach, this wonderful set of photographs captures British life almost a century ago…They were taken by Clifton R. Adams, who was sent to England by National Geographic magazine to photograph life in the country…He took the images in colour using Autochrome Lumière, which was the most advanced colour photographic process of the day.

Source: Clifton R. Adams’ photographs of 1920s and 30s Britain using Autochrome technology | Daily Mail Online

Inventor of digital camera says Kodak never let it see the light of day

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If your employee came to you in 1975 and told you he’d invented the digital camera, what would you do? If you were Kodak, the answer was to effectively shove him in a closet and hope the product never reached the mass market.

via Inventor of digital camera says Kodak never let it see the light of day – Business Insider.

Rosetta’s Comet Fires its Most Spectacular Jet Yet : Discovery News

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On July 29, with ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft in orbital tow, the 2.5-mile 4-kilometer -long Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko fired its brightest jet yet since Rosetta’s arrival just over a full year ago, on Aug. 6, 2014.

via Rosetta’s Comet Fires its Most Spectacular Jet Yet : Discovery News.

Watch the Moon As It Crosses Earth From 1 Million Miles Away – NBC News

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NASA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory DSCOVR has taken some pretty amazing images from its position between the Earth and Sun. An animation released Wednesday by NASA shows images of the far side — which is normally hidden from human eyes — as the moon passes in front of our planet.

via Watch the Moon As It Crosses Earth From 1 Million Miles Away – NBC News.

DSCOVR: Deep Space Climate Observatory

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DSCOVR: Deep Space Climate Observatory

A NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite has returned its first view of the entire sunlit side of Earth from one million miles away.

via DSCOVR: Deep Space Climate Observatory.

Jacques Nadeau, Le Devoir photographer, robbed of his life’s work – Montreal – CBC News

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A well-known Montreal photojournalist says a thief has stolen his life’s work.

Le Devoir’s Jacques Nadeau says earlier this week, someone broke into his home in Outremont and took hard drives containing more than three decades of photos, along with several prints.

via Jacques Nadeau, Le Devoir photographer, robbed of his life’s work – Montreal – CBC News.

Canon adds more cameras to Digital Photo Professional 4 software

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Canon has released an updated version of its popular Digital Photo Professional 4 DPP 4 RAW processing software, which expands the support of its DSLRs to include EOS 1200D, EOS 60Da and EOS 60D as well as its PowerShot G7 X and PowerShot G1 X Mark II premium expert compacts and EOS M2 and EOS M Compact System Cameras…

via Canon Professional Network – Canon adds more cameras to Digital Photo Professional 4 software.

Photo Contest | Dronestagram

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More than 5000 entries were submitted from everywhere in the world by talented professional photographers and amateur drone photo enthusiasts.

via Photo Contest | Dronestagram.

Finalists for Prix Pictet Photography Award Announced | TIME

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Finalists for Prix Pictet Photography Award Announced | TIME

The Prix Pictet jury has announced 12 finalists for the sixth edition of the prestigious photography award, which honors work that promotes discussion of social issues.

via Finalists for Prix Pictet Photography Award Announced | TIME.

ACLU, Portland Police Reach Settlement in Filming Case

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Portland – The ACLU of Maine and counsel for Portland Police Officer Benjamin Noyes have reached a settlement in a lawsuit brought on behalf of a Bar Harbor couple who were arrested after attempting to observe and film a police interaction. The plaintiffs argued that observing and recording the police performing their work in public is protected under the First Amendment.

via ACLU, Portland Police Reach Settlement in Filming Case | American Civil Liberties Union of Maine.