Konica Minolta unveils Dynax 5D digital SLR

Konica Minolta is poised to release a 6.1-million-pixel digital SLR called the Dynax 5D – billed as a lighter, smaller, easier-to-use version of its award-winning brother, the Dynax 7D.

Rollei digital camera duo zoom in

Rollei has unveiled two new digital compact cameras – an eight-million-pixel model and a six-million-pixel model – each sporting a 3x zoom and 2.5in LCD screen.

5MP underwater digital camera surfaces

Planning a diving holiday this summer? Then you may be interested in a new five-million-pixel underwater digital camera called the ReefMaster DC500 which has just surfaced from Sealife.

Nationwide photography threat uncovered

Nationwide photography threat uncovered

Freedom to take photographs in public parks, gardens and on beaches around the UK is under threat from a new government-backed scheme to crackdown on paedophiles.

HP unwraps four new scanners

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has today revealed four new flatbed scanners which are due for UK release in August, each featuring a built-in transparency adapter.

UK Photomarathon set for 13 August

UK Photomarathon set for 13 August

Billed as a ‘photo competition with a twist’ is this year’s Photomarathon which takes place in Cardiff on Saturday 13 August, organisers have confirmed.

BBC Countryfile comp opens for entries

Enthusiast photographers are urged to enter this year’s BBC Countryfile Photographic Competition, which carries the theme ‘Water’. Picture credit: Angela Nicholson

Former UK trade chief loses cancer battle

Frank Hatton – a man who spent more than 50 years in the photographic industry and who established the Photo Marketing Association’s (PMA) UK office - has died.

Times exposes hottest photo talent

A 23-year-old photographer from London has won this year’s Times/Tabasco Young Photographer of the Year Award – the most hotly fought contest in the competition’s history. Picture credit: Clara Molden

Support grows for AP’s photo rights campaign

There is growing support for AP’s campaign against measures that threaten photographers’ right to take pictures in public. This follows an announcement by London Mayor Ken Livingstone - backed by the Metropolitan Police - that photographers using digital cameras and…