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Winner of our fireworks photography competition announced!

Winner of our fireworks photography competition announced!

To celebrate Guy Fawkes night on 5th November we asked you to send in your photos of the beautifully lit night sky for your chance to win a £1000 prize package including a SmugMug Business Account, a Nikon D5300 camera…

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Deadline looms for AP’s Christmas photo competition

We’ve had a lot of fantastic entries to our Christmas photo competition to find our cover star, but we still want more. In case you don’t know what we’re talking about, we’re looking for a reader image to be on…

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New Sony sensor set to speed up smartphone AF

Sony has promised to meet the ‘growing need’ for high-speed AF in smartphones by launching a 21-million-pixel imaging sensor featuring a new signal-processing function.

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Drone photography – Poll

Vote on this week's poll - Would you like to try drone photography if you had the chance?

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Unseen First World War images discovered

Previously unseen images of soldiers on the front line during the First World War are set to be brought to life in a BBC documentary tonight.