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.
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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.
May 30, 2017 at 17:04
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.
May 16, 2017 at 18:10
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.
Feb 1, 2017 at 18:26
Four key scientists in the development of digital imaging technology are sharing one of the most prestigious prizes in engineering. Read more
Jun 13, 2016 at 11:00
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
Sep 4, 2014 at 10:00
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
Aug 21, 2013 at 10:00
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.
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