A previously ‘unseen’ photograph captured by pioneering photographer Peter Henry Emerson has been snapped up for a few pounds from auctioneers who were apparently not aware of how rare it…

Detectives hunt photo ‘rapist’

Police want help in tracing a serial sex attacker who is believed to lure his women victims by photographing them and offering them the chance of a career in modelling.

Missing UK photographer is ‘not a spy’

There are growing fears for the safety of a UK-based photojournalist who is still missing after reportedly being kidnapped by five Taliban gunmen in southern Afghanistan last week.

The European Commission has confirmed to AP that it is considering classing digital cameras as camcorders - a move that industry chiefs warn could make them more expensive.

As Kentmere Photographic celebrates its centenary it reveals the winners of this year’s Kentmere Student & Open Photo Awards. Picture credit: Chris Purnell

Digital camera prices could soon rise under European Commission ‘plans’ to reclassify them as ‘camcorders’, potentially subjecting them to an import duty as high as 12.5%, warn UK photo industry

Digital sales passed their ‘peak’

Digital camera sales peaked in Japan in 2004 - though sales of digital SLRs continue to grow – reports the Photo Marketing Association (PMA).

Jessops high street march rolls on

Jessops has added 20 more stores to its portfolio by snapping up MacKinnons of Dyce Limited, a company with 19 shops in Scotland and one in Northern Ireland.

Photographers are being warned not to get too close to wild animals after a woman was attacked by a deer while she was taking photographs of it. Picture credit: Angela…

25mm Four Thirds ‘Leica’ lens confirmed

After much speculation Panasonic has officially announced a new 25mm Leica-branded lens for the Four Thirds digital SLR system. The company has also confirmed that the Leica D Vario-Elmarit 14-50mm…

Unlike previous versions of Lensbaby, the new version - out next month priced £199.99 – is claimed to allow photographers to ‘lock’ the device in a desired bent position with…

The Photokina show was the launchpad for five lenses from Sigma, four of which are designed for the Four Thirds digital SLR system.

Sigma has finally unveiled full details of its new 14-million-pixel digital SLR, the SD14. Weeks after issuing a teasing message on its website, Sigma has confirmed that the camera boasts…