Photographer in 300ft death plunge

Police are investigating how an elderly man fell 300ft to his death from the Shell Tower in central London while taking pictures from the public viewing gallery. Picture credit:

Camera club man saves historic show

A quick-thinking member of Harrow Camera Club has stepped in to ensure that the historic London Salon will not be deprived of an exhibition venue this year.

No show for Canon at Focus

No show for Canon at Focus

For the first time Canon - one of the biggest names in photography - will not be represented at the annual Focus on Imaging show in Birmingham.

Agfachrome process-paid rescue deal struck

Photographers will no longer have to pay twice for processing their Agfachrome CT precisa colour slide films after a deal was struck between Agfaphoto’s administrator and UK lab Standard Photographic.

Briton wins Unicef photo comp

A British photographer has won an international contest to find Unicef Photo of the Year. Picture credit: David Gillanders

Free trade show in Coventry

Free trade show in Coventry

A free-to-enter photographic trade show that includes several free masterclasses takes place at the Royal Court Hotel and Convention Centre in Coventry from 13-15 January.

Terror police swoop on camera club man

An innocent photo enthusiast who was on a mission to take pictures for a camera club competition has inadvertently sparked a security alert outside Canary Wharf in London.

12-year-old scoops RSPCA photo crown

A 12-year-old from Hampshire has beaten more than 10,000 entries to claim this year’s RSPCA Young Photographer of the Year title. Picture credit: Catriona Parfitt

Amateurs barred from £10k garden comp

Amateurs barred from £10k garden comp

Photography enthusiasts have been barred from entering a contest organised by the Garden Photographers’ Association (GPA) despite the organisation’s website stating it is open to professionals and ‘aspiring professionals’.