Wex Photo Video

UK’s largest camera shop opened by Wex Photo Video

The new flagship store of the recently merged Wex Photographic and Calumet UK, now known as Wex Photo Video, has opened its doors to the public for the first time. Covering 7,000ft, the store in Whitechapel, London, is the UK’s largest…

Behind the scenes: Building the Sony Alpha 9

Sony’s Alpha 9 is without doubt one of the most exciting cameras of the year. It’s a high-speed, full-frame, mirrorless model that challenges, and in many ways surpasses, pro-DSLRs in the last bastion of their superiority, namely sports and action…

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Captain Scott selfie among rare photographs to be auctioned

This iconic ‘selfie’ taken by Captain Scott’s team during their 1910-13 Antarctic expedition is to go up for auction at Sotheby’s. The image was taken after the team arrived at the South Pole to discover that Norwegian explorers had beaten them there…

Reflex reimagines the classic 35mm SLR

Created by a team of photographers, designers and technologists, the Reflex SLR is the first update on the manual SLR camera system in more than a quarter of a century.

New jacket transforms you into a camera bag

A Kickstarter campaign has already tripled its target to create a new jacket that doubles as a camera bag. Designed by a company called Pixentu, the jacket comes with multiple pockets to place a camera, small tripod and lenses inside…

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Is GoPro working on a new affordable action camera?

GoPro has had a good second half of 2017 so far with the launch of the GoPro Hero 6 Black and the announcement of a profitable quarter. In a recent company release, GoPro’s third quarter 2017 results show that revenue…

Photography things to do

Photography things to do this week: November 6 – 12

We’ve rounded up some of the most interesting photography things to do across the UK this week. While they may not appeal to everyone, hopefully the list of exhibitions, talks and workshops will give you inspiration to explore photography this…

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Photography tax announced in Italian town of Positano

The Italian seaside town of Positano is one of the most well known photography destinations in the world. However, a new photography charge could soon see this change. The municipality of the colourful village on the Amalfi coast is imposing…

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Wikimedia photography competition winners capture UK monuments

Wikimedia has just announced the winners of the Wiki Loves Monuments UK photography competition. Matthew Hoser beat over 14,000 photographs to take this year’s top UK prize of £250 for his photograph of the derelict West Pier on Brighton’s seafront.…

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Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3: New zoom for full-frame DSLRs launched

Tamron has announced a new ultra-telephoto lens for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs – the Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD. It includes three Low Dispersion (LD) lens elements, designed to reduce aberration. Both Tamron’s Extended Bandwidth & Angular-Dependency (eBAND)…

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Magnum photographers capture great journeys in new print sale

A collection of over 100 images have gone on sale to celebrate Magnum Photos’ 70th anniversary. Called Great Journeys, the photographs are inspired by Magnum co-founder George Rodger and chronicle images from around the world. Joining forces with Aperture, the photography company is…

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Nikon claims smartphones caused factory closure

Nikon has announced that it will close one of its Chinese factories due to the rise of the smartphone market. The camera manufacturer said that this increase in popularity has led to the compact digital camera market ‘shrinking rapidly.’ Established…