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Saturday, August 11, 2012

#London2012 - The best photos of the Olympics. Breakthroughs in photographic technology lead to astounding detail in Olympic photos in London; Getty Images shows what innovative photo technology they're using in London to capture the magical moments

Wall Street Journal Digital Network video: The Best Photos of the London Olympics.
WSJ photo director Jack Van Antwerp speaks with George Stahl, Deputy Managing Editor of DJ Newswires about how the advancements in digital technology have allowed a scale of detail and context to converge at the London 2012 Olympics, of what used to be generic sports wire photos, that are nothing short of astounding. Van Antwerp showcases a photo of swimmer Michael Phelps shot by Gabriel Bouys of AFP/Getty Images as an example of this revolution, all the more remarkable because flash photography is prohibited at the swimming venue. Uploaded August 10, 2012. http://youtu.be/K-V_mgS0ohE

The URL mentioned above is http://online.wsj.com/public/page/olympics-london.html

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Getty Images video: Shaun Botterill, Adrian Murrell, Marc Webbon and Georges De Keerle of Getty Images speak to the practical effects and marketing edge that clients of Getty Images' will have from their use of the latest technology at London 2012, including 3D, 360 and robotic cameras. Uploaded June 6, 2012. http://youtu.be/Okt0gVYs_zk

Gabriel Bouys: http://portfolios.afp.com/photographer/gabriel-bouys.html
AFP: http://www.afp.com/en/news

Photos by Getty Images photographers at the London 2012 Olympics:

Getty Images Sports Photography homepage:

Photos by London 2012 Olympians of other Olympians -and everything else:

Getty Images YouTube Channel

London 2012 YouTubeChannelhttp://www.youtube.com/london2012

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