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Young Chinese Couple Found Dead Near Iconic Iceland Photo Spot

A young Chinese couple in their early 20s was found dead last week near the famous DC-3 plane crash site in Iceland: an iconic photo spot frequented by photographers and tourists alike. Authorities say there was no sign of foul play, and believe inclement weather is to blame.

Charlie Cole, Photojournalist Behind Iconic Tank Man Photo, Dies at 64

It has been two weeks of constant loss in the photo industry. First we lost Peter Lindbergh, then Robert Frank, and now Charlie Cole, the American photojournalist behind one of the four iconic Tank Man photos taken during the infamous 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing, has also passed away. Cole was 64 years old.

How Caffeine Made Me Kill My $2,400 Sony RX1 Camera

Here's a warning to all the photographers out there: caffeine and complicated camera repairs do not mix well. I found out the hard way and killed my $2,400 Sony RX1 full frame compact camera.

Photojournalist David Douglas Duncan Dies at 102

Legendary American photojournalist David Douglas Duncan has died. One of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, Duncan was best known for his combat photographs captured during World War II and the Korean War.

Agfa Vista Film is Dead: Report

Film photography has been seeing a renewed interest from photographers and manufacturers as of late, but that doesn't mean that all well-known film stocks will survive through the resurgence. And today there's news that another fan favorite is biting the dust: Agfa Vista is reportedly the latest film to be discontinued.

The Eerie Victorian Era Trend of Family Death Portraits

In the 1850s, photography became much more affordable and accessible for consumers. This sparked a trend in the Victorian era of postmortem photography, where dead loves ones featured among the pages of family albums. Here's a 2-minute video by the HISTORY channel about this creepy fad.

Manfrotto Founder Lino Manfrotto Dies at 80

Lino Manfrotto, the photojournalist who founded the eponymous Manfrotto line of tripods and camera accessories, died at his home in Bassano del Grappa, Italy, on Sunday, February 5th, 2017. He was 80.

Lily Drone Shuttering After Over $34M in Pre-Orders

When the Lily camera drone was announced back in May 2015, the world was so excited by the idea of an easy-to-use throw-and-shoot drone that the company raised $15 million in private funding and saw over $34 million in pre-orders. But now it seems that the project won't ever be taking off: the company just announced that it will be shutting down.

NPR Photographer David Gilkey Killed in Afghanistan

The photo community is mourning the loss of one of its best and brightest today. Yesterday evening NPR confirmed that 50-year-old photojournalist David Gilkey and his colleague, 38-year-old interpreter Zabihullah Tamanna, were killed in a Taliban raid on their convoy in Afghanistan.