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Instant Dreams: New documentary charts the history of Polaroid

A new documentary about the history of Polaroid and its rebirth as Polaroid Originals is due to be released in November, 2017. Directed by Willem Baptist, Instant Dreams, An Extraordinary Polaroid Trip will follow the stories of individuals who have love…

Hasselblad

Hasselblad offers new rental service for photographers

Hasselblad has just launched a new scheme which allows users to rent medium format cameras and lenses on demand. The program is aimed at professional and enthusiast photographers who want to use the software for specific events, trial the camera…

PHOTOGRAPHY GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Photography general knowledge quiz: Fact or Fiction?

Fancy showing off your photography general knowledge to your friends? Well look no further than our fact or fiction quiz. As usual we’ll test your knowledge about your favourite brands alongside some world photography records to see if you can…

On1 Photo Raw

On1 Photo Raw is now available for download

After announcing the development of the latest version of On1 Photo Raw in October, the software is now officially available to download. Pitched as an alternative to Adobe’s Lightroom, a range of new features and improvements have been made to…

Polaroid Originals

Polaroid Originals release gold and silver framed film

Polaroid Originals has released two limited edition gold and silver framed film packs for 600 film cameras. This is the latest in the release of themed photography film with pink and blue tinted film also recently unveiled by Polaroid Originals.…

Lupita Nyong'o's

Photographer apologises for altering Lupita Nyong’o’s hair

The photographer who edited out parts of Lupita Nyong’o’s hair in a Grazia magazine cover has apologised for his ‘monumental mistake.’ In a statement released to The Telegraph, New York-based photographer An Le admitted his part in the decision to alter the…

Wex Photo Video

UK’s largest camera shop opened by Wex Photo Video

The new flagship store of the recently merged Wex Photographic and Calumet UK, now known as Wex Photo Video, has opened its doors to the public for the first time. Covering 7,000ft, the store in Whitechapel, London, is the UK’s largest…

Behind the scenes: Building the Sony Alpha 9

Sony’s Alpha 9 is without doubt one of the most exciting cameras of the year. It’s a high-speed, full-frame, mirrorless model that challenges, and in many ways surpasses, pro-DSLRs in the last bastion of their superiority, namely sports and action…

captain scott

Captain Scott selfie among rare photographs to be auctioned

This iconic ‘selfie’ taken by Captain Scott’s team during their 1910-13 Antarctic expedition is to go up for auction at Sotheby’s. The image was taken after the team arrived at the South Pole to discover that Norwegian explorers had beaten them there…

Reflex reimagines the classic 35mm SLR

Created by a team of photographers, designers and technologists, the Reflex SLR is the first update on the manual SLR camera system in more than a quarter of a century.

New jacket transforms you into a camera bag

A Kickstarter campaign has already tripled its target to create a new jacket that doubles as a camera bag. Designed by a company called Pixentu, the jacket comes with multiple pockets to place a camera, small tripod and lenses inside…

action camera

Is GoPro working on a new affordable action camera?

GoPro has had a good second half of 2017 so far with the launch of the GoPro Hero 6 Black and the announcement of a profitable quarter. In a recent company release, GoPro’s third quarter 2017 results show that revenue…