The Proof Sheet – Photography News In Review For The Week of July 28

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Welcome to The Proof Sheet, where each week I'll post some of the more notable photography news in sweet, chewy, bite-sized, easily-digestible morsels. Click the Read More for this week's stories.

A group that includes Hollywood Studios and big name directors including Quentin Tarantino, Judd Apatow, and JJ Abrams, have banded together to save Kodak film from extinction. They’ve pledged to buy enough to keep production of the analog film alive. Find the full story at PopPhoto.

Adobe has released Camera Raw and DNG Converter version 8.6, which now supports the Nikon D810, Panasonic LUMIX AG-GH4, and Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 along with a slew of new lens profiles and color profiles. Click here for more info and  the download links.

David Attenborough, the prolific and hypnotizing host of award winning nature documentaries and shows such BBC's Planet Earth and Life, has announced that his next project, Conquest of the Skies 3D, is using new 3D techniques, 3D octocopters, as well as Augmented Reality experiences. Yes! Click here for more on this one.

Flickr will be hot damned if it's left behind in the new trend of curated photo licensing options that have cropped up such as 500px Prime and Stocksy, and decided to launch Marketplace, a new licensing initiative. There isn’t too much information on it just yet, but CLICK HERE for their blog post describing what we know so far.

Canon has patented an insanely ridiculous 45x zoom lens for an underwater camera, PetaPixel reports. Apparnetly this will help bring focal lengths equivalent to 26-1170mm to a dedicated underwater camera. Not a bad step for the growing underwater camera market. CLICK HERE for more.