Posts Tagged ‘natural disaster’

Weekly Photo Links

We`re not able to post every story on our website, so every Sunday, we will list some interesting photography related links.

Tornado Destruction Can Be Seen From Space

Unless you witness it first hand, it’s hard to understand how destructive mother nature can be. Case and point, is this satellite photograph which shows a streak of destruction from a recent tornado in Massachusetts.

Weekly Photo Links

We`re not able to post every story on our website, so every Sunday, we will list some interesting photography related links.

Facebook Group Helps Photographs Scattered by Tornado Find Their Owners

After a handful of tornadoes tore through the southern United States, many people lost their lives, and many properties have been destroyed. One ray of hope in all of this is a Facebook group set up to help reunite found photographs with their owners. What a great idea!

360 Cities Panoramics Show the Devastation in Japan

While we have been trying not to embellish too many stories about the disaster in Japan, here’s one we couldn’t pass up. At 360 cities, they now have panoramic photographs of Rikuzen Takada, Iwate Prefecture which show the current state of affairs. It’s hard to believe anybody could survive such carnage, and just as heartbreaking to think about how much work will be involved to clean up, and rebuild this town.

Weekly Photo Links

We`re not able to post every story on our website, so every Sunday, we will list some interesting photography related links.

Nikon’s Second Notice Regarding Operations in Japan

Nikon has released a second notice regarding it’s operations in Japan, where they confirm a death within the organization. Some plants will be starting production within the next couple weeks, but they are worried about being able to meet the demand of their products. More details below.

Weekly Photo Links

We`re not able to post every story on our website, so every Sunday, we will list some interesting photography related links.

Greenpeace Through the Lens: Photographer Pierre Gleizes

Photography plays an important role in environmental activism because it allows us to see things happening in all corners of the world. Through video and photographs, these activists raise awareness of man made disasters. The following video looks back at the work of Pierre Gleizes, whose images have been integral to the work of Greenpeace for the last few decades.

Canon Suspends Operations at it’s Utsunomiya Plant

Due to the recent events in Japan, Canon has also suspended operations at two offices, including the Utsunomiya plant where many of their lenses are made. 15 employees of that plant have been injured. It has yet to be determined when they will resume activities.