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Zeiss 50mm f/2 and 35mm f/2

Zeiss launches full-frame E-mount lenses

About 4 hours ago

Zeiss has unveiled the first two of a new range of manual focus lenses for Sony full-frame E-mount cameras.

DJI drones

Photography and drones – the rules

About 23 hours ago

Drones may conjure images of spies in the sky, military air strikes, or Amazon testing them to deliver shopping to future customers.


Digital version of Amateur Photographer, 6 September 2014

About 3 hours ago

See what's in the digital version of this week's Amateur Photographer

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Ulrich Lang releases photography-inspired fragrance

About 22 hours ago

A new limited-edition fragrance, inspired by a photograph by Olivia Bee, has been unveiled by perfumer Ulrich Lang New York

Lee Acaster

Amateur photographer strikes £5k jackpot

Monday, 1 September 2014

A 'stunning' photo of a Greylag Goose has triumphed at the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014.


Olympus boss warns of risk to camera business

Friday, 29 August 2014

Olympus’s camera business must generate ‘stable profits’ to survive, warns the company’s president Hiroyuki Sasa in the wake of continued annual losses.

dust blower

Photographer’s lens-cleaning ‘grenade’ in airport security ban

Thursday, 28 August 2014

A photographer says his lens-cleaning air blower was confiscated by airport security staff because it resembled a hand grenade and was banned from flight.


Olympus E–PL7 heads down to selfie central

Thursday, 28 August 2014

It’s selfie central over at Olympus, which has just unveiled the Olympus Pen E-PL7, featuring a tiltable LCD screen and built-in Wi-Fi.


Pentax K-S1 sports LED lights and ‘Tweed Grey’ option

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Pentax has tonight unveiled the K-S1, a DSLR featuring a 20-million-pixel, APS-C-sized imaging sensor.

Samyang 50mm T1.5 AS UMC

Photokina debut for Samyang 50mm lens

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

South Korean lens-maker Samyang is set to unveil a ‘photographic’ version of its V-DSLR 50mm T1.5 AS UMC after the official debut of the cine lens at next month’s Photokina in Germany.

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