Google Photos launches, the Canon EOS 5D celebrates a milestone, and the 49 most influential photographers of all time are ranked – our picks of the best photo links of the week

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Google Photos launches

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Google’s new standalone home for all your images and videos has officially launched, boasting backup for high-resolution photos up to 16-million-pixels. Here’s everything you need to know [Google]

 

Canon EOS 5D series celebrates 10 year anniversary

It’s a happy 10th birthday to Canon’s legendary EOS 5D series, which celebrated its first decade of existence yesterday. [Canon]

 

Lomography are raising shedloads of money for a Petzval lens again

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Lomography

Lomography is back on Kickstarter, and with 28 days to go they’ve already raised $431,000, more than quadrupling their target. How much will they raise before the deadline? It’s looking like a fair bit. Head to the Kickstarter to reserve your Petzval lens before they go. [Kickstarter]

 

49 Most Influential Photographers in History

Fancy an argument? Well, Picture Frames Express have only gone and collated the 49 most influential photographers in history. Who was unjustly left out? Who shouldn’t be on the list? Have at it! [Picture Frames Express]

 

Remembering the photographer who shot Seattle’s street kids

Following the sad news of the death of Mary Ellen Mark, read this rare interview from 2012 where she discusses photographing the homeless youth of Seattle. [Dazed and Confused]

 

Sơn Đoòng 360: Explore the World’s Largest Cave

The hard work of Martin Edström allows you to explore the world’s largest known cave with a series of clicks, through stitched 360º panoramas. [National Geographic]

 

10 competitions to keep your photography inspired

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Mark Littlejohn (Landscape Photographer of the Year)

Courtesy of a familiar face from AP’s past, here are some of the best competitions you can enter to keep yourself generating fresh ideas and pictures. [DPReview]

 

The largest panorama ever taken at 3,500 metres

Experience the atmosphere of Mont Blanc with this gorgeous high resolution panorama. Navigate with the buttons at the bottom of the image, or take a tour. [In2White]