Amateur Photographer

APOY Round Nine

Round 9 Not My Life In round 9 we are asking you to observe how your fellow man lives. This could take many forms, from travel photography to reportage. Perhaps…

Amateur photographers whose Flickr pictures are to be used by commercial picture agency Getty Images still don’t know how much they will get paid.

More UK consumers want a digital SLR as their next camera than their counterparts in France, Germany, Spain and Italy, according to a new poll. Picture for illustration only…

Fujifilm has released further details of its medium format folding camera, which will be sold outside Japan as the ‘Voigtländer Bessa III’.

APOY Round Eight

Round 8 My Life Round 8, My Life, is perhaps the most straightforward to date of our APOY 2008 themes, but also one of our most challenging. How do you…

Kate Adie in photography rescue mission

Veteran BBC war reporter Kate Adie is due to present £5,481 of lottery cash to the Rye & District Camera Club in East Sussex, enabling it to ‘go digital’.

APOY Round Seven

Round 7 Motion Round 7 of APOY 2008 is Motion, but before you get started with this challenging round, it’s best to think about technique. Are you going to a…

Camera wars dent Sony profits

Sony’s profits almost halved in the three months to 30 June and operating income from its electronics division fell 57.2% compared to the same quarter last year.

APOY Round Six

Round 6 Inhabitants In round 6, Inhabitants, we ask you to think about what it means to inhabit. You are an inhabitant of your home, but also of the town,…

Kodak is likely to raise the price of some films as part of its worldwide response to the increased cost of raw materials. Picture: For illustration purposes only

APOY Round Five

Round 5 Structure In our round 5 we ask you to consider the meaning of the word ‘Structure’. Traditionally, this suggests architecture, and for this round you may want to…

APOY Round Four

Round 4 Humanity Humans leave their mark in many ways, and in our fourth round, ‘Humanity’, we want you to explore this idea. You may be driven to find a…

Samsung has hinted at plans to develop a full-frame CMOS imaging sensor for use in a ‘professional’ standard digital SLR. Picture: Samsung's latest DSLR, the GX-20, carries an APS-C size…