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’.

Digital SLR sales double in 2005

Digital SLR sales double in 2005

Twice as many digital SLRs will have been sold in the UK this year than in 2004, according to estimated figures released to AP by the Photo Marketing Association.

UK youngster lands travel title

A 12-year-old boy from the UK has scooped this year’s Young Travel Photographer of the Year title. Picture credit: Edward Mole

Schweppes photo prize article

Schweppes photo prize article

Further to AP’s article about the Schweppes Photographic Portrait Prize, please note that anyone who thinks they have a picture that deserves to be a Schweppes winner - and wants to send it to us for possible publication in AP…

Camera saves rainforest

A limited edition ‘solid titanium’ Leica M7 has raised more than £73,000 at auction, proceeds from which will be used to replant tens of thousands of trees in the Brazilian rainforest.