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Film Photography at 70,000 Feet in the U-2 Spy Plane

11 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

The United States' U-2 spy plane first to the skies back in 1955 during the heyday of film photography. But even as cameras these days have largely shifted to digital, the U-2 continues to shoot its spy photos on film. The Wall Street Journal made this 19-minute documentary on the U-2 that offers a closer look at the U-2's photography.
WSJ journalist Michael Phillips was given a rare tour of both the U-2 as well as the film processing lab at Beale Air Force Base in California.
Photos shot with the wet-plate camera onboard any U-2 plane flying around the world is shipped back to the base in...
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