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…

Calling all budding photojournalists

Calling all budding photojournalists

Are you a budding photojournalist with a great idea for a photographic documentary assignment? If so, you may be interested in an award offering £3,000 to finance an overseas photographic project with the resulting photos published in The Guardian newspaper.

Ilford spells out future in b&w

Ilford Photo has confirmed its ‘total commitment’ to b&w products – including paper - four months after the Ilford brand was brought back to life in a management buyout.

Win a photography trip to Cuba

A photographic holiday to Cuba worth more than £2,500 can be won in a free-to-enter competition open to UK photography enthusiasts.

Patent row halts inkjet cartridge sales

One of the largest importers of ‘Epson-compatible’ inkjet printer cartridges has agreed to pay ‘substantial’ damages to Epson – and to stop selling the cartridges - after alleged patent violation.

Business as usual at AgfaPhoto UK

Business as usual at AgfaPhoto UK

AgfaPhoto UK is ‘trading strongly and is financially viable’, despite the news that its parent company AgfaPhoto GmbH filed for insolvency recently, claims a UK source.