Nationwide photography threat uncovered

Freedom to take photographs in public parks, gardens and on beaches around the UK is under threat from a new government-backed scheme to crackdown on paedophiles.

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has today revealed four new flatbed scanners which are due for UK release in August, each featuring a built-in transparency adapter.

News networks seek London blast photos

Television news networks are urging the public to send in digital photographs that capture the scenes of this morning’s blasts in central London.

UK Photomarathon set for 13 August

Billed as a ‘photo competition with a twist’ is this year’s Photomarathon which takes place in Cardiff on Saturday 13 August, organisers have confirmed.

Enthusiast photographers are urged to enter this year’s BBC Countryfile Photographic Competition, which carries the theme ‘Water’. Picture credit: Angela Nicholson

After a six-month delay Leica has finally announced UK delivery of the Digital-Modul-R – a digital back for the Leica R8 and R9 SLRs.

Frank Hatton – a man who spent more than 50 years in the photographic industry and who established the Photo Marketing Association’s (PMA) UK office - has died.

A 23-year-old photographer from London has won this year’s Times/Tabasco Young Photographer of the Year Award – the most hotly fought contest in the competition’s history. Picture credit: Clara Molden…

A pinhole camera ‘balloon race’ is due to take place on Saturday 2 July to promote a month-long exhibition of pinhole photography in Wiltshire. Pinhole picture credit: Chris Gatcum

There is growing support for AP’s campaign against measures that threaten photographers’ right to take pictures in public. This follows an announcement by London Mayor Ken Livingstone - backed by…

Calling all budding photojournalists

Are you a budding photojournalist with a great idea for a photographic documentary assignment? If so, you may be interested in an award offering £3,000 to finance an overseas photographic…

Ilford Photo has confirmed its ‘total commitment’ to b&w products – including paper - four months after the Ilford brand was brought back to life in a management buyout.

Kodak has ceased production of its entire range of black & white photographic papers after a ‘dramatic’ drop in demand of 25-30% over recent years.

A photographic holiday to Cuba worth more than £2,500 can be won in a free-to-enter competition open to UK photography enthusiasts.