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A Grand Day Out with Olympus

  AP Editor Nigel Atherton was the host and tour guide for the day, which started with heavy rain and ended with sunshine and blue sky – giving the participants a year’s worth of seasonal weather all in one afternoon!…

Tim Flach: Hyacinth macaw

The final touch

  Have you ever looked at a photograph you’ve had printed and felt a little bit of disappointment with what you saw? The way the colours weren’t as vibrant as you wanted or was there too much contrast? Or not…

Leica unveils full details of 16-35mm SL Lens

Leica has revealed the full specifications for its latest zoom lens for its full-frame SL system. The Super-Vario-Elmar 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH. brings the total number of zoom lenses for the SL system up to three, with lenses in the range…

Room to roam

For Michael Carver, a love of the Scottish Highlands came first, an interest in photography second. Indeed, he only seriously became interested in photography about four years ago, having originally moved to the Highlands for his job. “When my son…

Winner of 2018 Zeiss Photography Award announced

Garden of Delight, a photography series by Belgian photographer Nick Hannes has won the 2018 Zeiss Photography Award, “Seeing Beyond – Untold Stories.” Nine other photographers were also shortlisted for the award, which is now in its third year. The…

What you see isn’t what you shot

You’ve done all your research and bought a great camera, tripod, lenses, lights and camera bags, selecting the very best industry-standard equipment, but what about the thing that sits quietly on your desk? The thing you actually see your images on:…

Huawei announces P20 Pro – world’s first triple-camera smartphone

Huawei has announced the P20 Pro: the world’s first smartphone to feature a triple-camera setup. Co-developed with Leica, the device employs 40MP f/1.6 wideangle and 8MP f/2.8 telephoto camera modules, alongside the firm’s unique 20MP monochrome camera. The firm says…

Mirage of Ailsa Craig, Firth of Clyde, Ayrshire by Peter Ribbeck

Landscape Photographer of the Year exhibition on tour

Throughout the spring, some of the country’s biggest railway stations will host an exhibition of photographs from the Take a view Landscape Photographer of the Year Awards. The first venue outside Britain’s capital will be Edinburgh Waverley, where the exhibition…

Venus Optics announces Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D lens

Third in the line-up of Laowa “Zero-D” lenses, the 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D shares the same excellent control of the optical distortion often found with ultra wide-angle lenses. Weighing in at just 215g and being only 53mm long, the compact and…

Light L16 camera launches in the UK

Light has announced that it is launching its L16 camera in the UK. The L16 features many small lenses and sensors that lie at 45-degree angles across a flat plane. With each shutter releases, 10 or more lenses capture the…

Leica camera sells for record amount at auction

Leica cameras are not known for their bargain basement prices, but a recent auction of a rare historic model has just taken the accolade of most expensive camera ever sold. The camera, a Leica 0-series no.122 is part of a…

Billingham Hadley Small Pro in six colours

New Billingham bag for mirrorless users

Press Release New addition to Billingham Hadley photographic bag range provides outstanding protection for compact system cameras 14 March 2018: Billingham has added the Hadley Small Pro to its renowned Hadley camera bag range, offering exceptional protection for small mirrorless…

Sigma announces two brand new Art lenses

First of the two new additions is the Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM lens, which Sigma is describing as the “bokeh master.” This is the longest focal length lens of any existing Art lenses, it brings the total number of…

Sony A7 III

Sony Alpha 7 III revealed

Sony has unveiled the third generation in its entry-level full-frame mirrorless A7 series, with the Alpha 7 III offering a new sensor, improved speed, upgraded autofocus and impressive battery life. In essence, the model gains a similar set of improvements…