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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…

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Never before seen John Lennon photos unearthed in Liverpool

A collection of 26 previously unseen photographs of John Lennon worth over £10,000 have been uncovered. The negatives were brought to a dedicated memorabilia day at The Beatles Story in Liverpool. CEO of Julien’s Auctions Darren Julien estimated that the…

Sony Alpha 7R III – a 42.4MP, 10fps mirrorless powerhouse

Sony has revealed the latest update to its high-resolution mirrorless full-frame Alpha 7R range, in the shape of the 42.4MP Alpha 7R II. This new model takes aim squarely at the recent, well-received Nikon D850 by offering a broadly similar…

Sony reveals FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS

Sony has announced the FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS, a weather-sealed standard zoom that it claims is the lightest in its class, at 663g. It promises high image quality due to the inclusion of four aspherical lens elements, two of which…

Sony is developing a FE 400mm F2.8 lens for summer 2018

In one of the least surprising photo gear announcements of recent times, Sony has revealed that it’s working on a 400mm f/2.8 telephoto prime designed to match the high-speed Alpha 9 full-frame mirrorless camera. Details are scarce, wit Sony merely…