Nikon to ditch most film cameras

Historic photography brand Nikon is to discontinue all but one of its film cameras to concentrate on making digital models.

A schoolgirl inspired to take up photography at a school activity club has gone on to stage an exhibition hailed as ‘pure photojournalism’. Picture credit: Alexandra Smart

Kodak has outlined new digital technology after declaring that today’s digital cameras are ‘dinosaurs’ with the same ‘basic architecture and functionality’ as a Box Brownie camera invented more than 100-years…

A quick-thinking member of Harrow Camera Club has stepped in to ensure that the historic London Salon will not be deprived of an exhibition venue this year.

No show for Canon at Focus

For the first time Canon - one of the biggest names in photography - will not be represented at the annual Focus on Imaging show in Birmingham.

Photographers will no longer have to pay twice for processing their Agfachrome CT precisa colour slide films after a deal was struck between Agfaphoto’s administrator and UK lab Standard Photographic.…

A British photographer has won an international contest to find Unicef Photo of the Year. Picture credit: David Gillanders

World Press Photo deadline imminent

The deadline for photographers to enter this year’s World Press Photo Contest is 12 January 2006. Picture credit: Arko Datta

Free trade show in Coventry

A free-to-enter photographic trade show that includes several free masterclasses takes place at the Royal Court Hotel and Convention Centre in Coventry from 13-15 January.

An innocent photo enthusiast who was on a mission to take pictures for a camera club competition has inadvertently sparked a security alert outside Canary Wharf in London.

A 12-year-old from Hampshire has beaten more than 10,000 entries to claim this year’s RSPCA Young Photographer of the Year title. Picture credit: Catriona Parfitt

Amateurs barred from £10k garden comp

Photography enthusiasts have been barred from entering a contest organised by the Garden Photographers’ Association (GPA) despite the organisation’s website stating it is open to professionals and ‘aspiring professionals’.

Digital SLR sales double in 2005

Twice as many digital SLRs will have been sold in the UK this year than in 2004, according to estimated figures released to AP by the Photo Marketing Association.

Oil depot explosions rock Kodak and Epson

Kodak and Epson have been forced to close their Hemel Hempstead offices following yesterday’s explosion at the Buncefield oil depot in Hertfordshire.

A 12-year-old boy from the UK has scooped this year’s Young Travel Photographer of the Year title. Picture credit: Edward Mole