Like-for-like sales fall at Jessops

Like-for-like sales fall at Jessops

A sudden downturn in digital camera market in February hit profits at high street photographic chain Jessops for the year ended 30 September 2005. However, a ‘partial recovery’– helped by a growth in digital SLR sales - led to profits…

Shocked Agfa Scala users face £12 bill

Photographers could face paying more than £12 extra for processing their Agfa Scala black and white slide films in the wake of AgfaPhoto UK going into administration last month.

Has Ken Livingstone done a photography U-turn?

London mayor Ken Livingstone is no longer suggesting – openly at least – that signs should be put up in public areas to warn parents of the supposed dangers of digital photography.

AP reveals unseen Brönte pictures

Previously unseen pictures documenting the filming of a missing 1922 movie of a novel by Charlotte Brönte can be revealed for the first time in AP. Picture credit: The Brönte Society

AP’s Maloney to star at Nikon show

AP is giving away 20 places for a ‘Press Pack’ seminar to be hosted by AP’s popular columnist Mike Maloney at the Nikon Solutions Expo show at Olympia, London on 22 and 23 November.

Breaking news: Sangers calls in administrators

Breaking news: Sangers calls in administrators

Sangers Limited – which imports and distributes photography gear by brands such as Cosina, Tokina and Tamrac - has gone into administration. The company is continuing to trade and has been put up for sale.

Cowboy picture breaks world record

The first ‘photograph’ to sell for more than $1m at auction is an image originally created from parts of Marlboro cigarette adverts torn from magazines. Picture credit: Christie’s Images Ltd 2005

Nikon UK issues digital SLR battery alert

Nikon is recalling some of its EN-EL3-type rechargeable batteries – used in cameras including the D100, D70 and D50 - after it discovered a potential fault causing ‘overheating’.