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Camera lost at sea two years ago found and returned to owner

The camera—safely preserved inside a waterproof case—washed up on a beach in Taiwan so covered in barnacles that it was barely recognizable. And yet, the students who found it were able to locate the owner by sharing images from and of the camera on social media.

Setting up a portrait studio at sea

Photographer Marcus Drinkwater spent a month aboard the Golfo Azzurro, a coast guard ship that intercepts refugee boats, capturing portraits of rescued migrants in his makeshift photography studio.

In pictures: America's empty railroads

Youthful trainspotter turned adult photographer, John Sanderson has traveled across the United States, documenting the country's railroads. But you won't find any trains in his pictures.

Still going viral, after all these years: crushing Tokyo commute photos

Photographer Michael Wolf has been documenting the crowded conditions of Tokyo's subway trains since the 1990s. The photos have gone viral regularly in the years since he started the project, and he just published the final edition in the series.

Photographing wrecks: the amazing world of undersea photography

The floor of the world's oceans is littered with human debris, from sunken cruise ships to lost cargo. As part of its  #EarthCapture photo challenge, the BBC is showcasing some eerie underwater images.

British man searching for photographer who took the last photo of him with his now-deceased wife

Alan Wright and his wife were photographed at Sissinghurst Castle by a fellow visitor three months before Mrs. Wright passed away. He's looking for the photographer who took the last photo of them together.

Your next lens could be 3D printed

A team of scientists in Germany has developed a technique for 3D printing glass, opening up new possibilities for a range of applications, including printed glass elements for lenses.

Digital camera inventors awarded with Queen Elizabeth Prize

Four key scientists in the development of digital imaging technology are sharing one of the most prestigious prizes in engineering. Read more

India says no to Google Street View, citing security concerns

Indian officials have told the BBC that the country has rejected Google's plan to image its towns and cities as part of its expanding Street View service. Read more

Winners announced for 2014 British Wildlife Photography Awards

Winners of the 2014 British Wildlife Photography Awards have been announced, with an overall winner, category winners and highly commended photos receiving recognition. Winning entries will be included in an exhibition touring the UK as well as a photo book, and the overall winner will be awarded a £5000 cash prize. Take a look at the photo that took top prize as well as category winners. See gallery

Artist Rolf Sachs' photo series inspired by train travel, embraces blur

Anyone who's traveled by train has seen the landscape outside of their car moving by in a blur. While most of us turn our attention back to our reading material and mobile devices, artist Rolf Sachs' finds inspiration. His photo series, called 'Camera in Motion,' aims to capture the effect of the blurred landscapes outside of his train traveling between Switzerland and Italy. The resulting images walk a line between landscape photography and surrealist art. Click through to see some of his work.