Photography news week in review: 10/25 to 10/31 2015

by | Nov 2, 2015

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Each Monday (hopefully), we compile a list of the previous week’s best photography news from our own News Desk and around the web. And by “best,” we mean the things we stumbled upon and enjoyed and hope you will find interesting.

Sony CEO Aims to Build on Recovery With Toshiba Sensor Deal | Bloomberg

Sony is doubling down on its decision to spin off its semiconductor business earlier this year by announcing a plan to purchase Toshiba’s sensor manufacturing division. If the deal goes through, it will further help bolster Sony’s position as the number one provider of digital imaging sensors. Sony currently supplies about 40% of CMOS sensors in the market, from smartphones to interchangeable lens cameras.

World War I Studio Portraits Recreated With Modern-Day Service Personnel | Peta Pixel

In the small town of Lewes in England, one of the oldest photography studios in the world was commissioned to recreate portraits of military service personnel taken during the first World War. Not only was the same studio location used, but the exact same large format camera. This is perhaps the closest we will ever come to time travel, and the photos are definitely worth a look.

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