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Photos of Food Banks in the UK During Coronavirus

As coronavirus lockdowns around the world ground economies to a halt, food banks in various countries have seen a huge surge in demand. UK-based photographer Charlie Clift started volunteering at his local food bank and then decided to document the situation with his camera.

UK Police Dye ‘Blue Lagoon’ Black to Keep Instagrammers Away

The UK government has issued a national lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, but that hasn't kept picture-takers from flocking to a particular "Blue Lagoon" in Buxton. So, to make the spot less attractive for photos, the UK police decided to dye the bright blue waters black.

Ilford: Stockpile Rolls of Film, Not Toilet Paper

Yesterday, UK-based film manufacturer Ilford released an official company statement regarding its handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic. And while the statement covered all of the important updates, Ilford also took the opportunity to strike a cheeky, lighthearted note.

Gatwick Airport Shut Down by Drones, 100,000+ Delayed, Military Called In

London's Gatwick Airport, the second-busiest in the UK, has been shut down after two drones were reportedly spotted flying near the airfield. Over 100,000 passengers and over 750 flights may be affected in just 24 hours, and the military has been called in to support local police in handling the chaos that has ensued.

UK to Require Drone Registration and Safety Tests

UK drone pilots have enjoyed some of the most relaxed regulations around the popular pastime, but now the government has proposed new regulations that will require all owners of drones over 250 grams (~8.8oz) to register their quadcopters, attend safety courses, and pass a safety test.

Tunisair Banned Cameras… and Then Lost Mine

On Saturday July 1st, 2017, £600 worth of cameras and equipment were stolen from inside my rucksack, itself packed into a larger suitcase, during a Tunisair flight from Tunis to London Heathrow while they were checked into the hold of the plane.

The Photographer Who Shoots Wildlife in European Cities

Bristol, UK-based Sam Hobson is a wildlife photographer with a difference from others: he primarily shoots wildlife that he can find in and around cities: foxes, badgers, deer, toads, squirrels, herons, ravens, pigeons, goshawks, falcons, gulls and others.