Legendary Photo Editor John G. Morris Dies at 100

Legendary photo editor John G. Morris died today in Paris. He was 100. Morris was a titan in the world of photojournalism, serving as photo editor for LIFE, The New York Times, National Geographic, and Magnum. Photographers he worked closely with include Robert Capa and W. Eugene Smith.

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.

Influential Photographer Hilla Becher Dies at 81

If you have a formal education in photography, there's a good chance you studied the work of Hilla Becher. Together with her late husband Bernd, Hilla founded what's known as the "Becher School" in photography, and the couple's black-and-white industrial photos of Germany -- called "typologies" -- influenced a generation of photographers, including the renowned German photographer Andreas Gursky.

Hilla passed away in Dusseldorf, Germany, this past Saturday at the age of 81.

Canon Sales Fall Short of Expectations, Sigma Founder Passes Away

Canon's president Tsuneji Uchida announced today that he will be stepping down to pave way for a younger management team as the company fell short of expectations for the second straight year. Canon's stock price dropped 19% last year while Nikon's grew 4%. The total number of Canon cameras sold dropped 4% last year, likely a result of both a shift away from consumer cameras and the shortages caused by Japan's earthquake and Thailand's flooding.