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Pentax reaffirms commitment to DSLR technology

Pentax has again confirmed its commitment to the digital SLR, rather than mirrorless camera technology. The company has unveiled a social media campaign and set up a microsite, which is something of a love letter to mirrored cameras, and optical…

Man names house (and sons) after camera brands

Forget Dunroamin’ or Bide-a-Wee or Rose Cottage, one Indian photographer loves photography so much, he’s named his house after… Sony. If that nutty nomenclature wasn’t odd enough, the photographer, Ravi Hongal, a 49 year old professional from the city of…

Reach for the Skylum Luminar 4.3

Skylum has released the latest update to its Luminar editing package, version 4.3. Available as a free update for Luminar 4 users, the update adds the ability to search photos (above), integration with the 500px online gallery, a new crop interface,…

Canon seeks to cool EOS R5 and R6 overheating debate

Canon has formally responded to claims that its new EOS R5 and R6 mirrorless cameras overheat during video recording – as well as explaining why it didn’t include a fan for the new bodies, given the demands of 8k video…

Food Photographer of the Year open for entries

The Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year contest is back, and celebrates its 10th anniversary. Since 2011, it has attracted 70,000 entries from over 80 countries across the globe, and AP has been a notable media partner. The competition also…

Nikon school goes online only

The Nikon School has announced it is moving online permanently and shuttering its former premises on Margaret Street in Central London. According to the company, the move online, originally prompted by the Covid-19 crisis, has been positively received, and the…

Pioneering Pixii rangefinder does without a display

Now here’s something a bit different. Pixii, a French start-up company, has announced a rangefinder camera for Leica M mount lenses that, rather than employing a rear LCD, uses your smartphone to display photographs. Its argument being, your phone screen…

Samyang discounts a range of lenses

Independent lens maker Samyang has announced a ‘Scorching Instant Savings’ event, which will run from today to Sunday 26th July 2020. There are savings of up to £170 off suggested retail prices on a range of Samyang autofocus and manual…

Honouring the wartime photography of Lee Miller

Today is the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, a pivotal event in the second world war which had far-reaching consequences for the UK and the rest of Europe. A new book celebrates the wartime photography of Lee Miller, one…

Major documentary-photo award winner named

US photographer Nicky Quamina-Woo has been named as the latest winner of the Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award. Her winning project is called As The Water Comes and focusses on the plight of people in northern Senegal, where hundreds of families…

Nikon partners with Photo London fair

Nikon has announced it will be an official partner of the Photo London 2020 photography fair and Photo London’s online Academy for the next 12 months. Photo London, which brings together many of the world’s leading galleries and pro photographer…

Free lighting webinars (starting today)

Rotolight is running a series of free webinars to enable you to improve and develop your photographic lighting skills. Simply sign up on the relevant Zoom links below and you will receive a link to the webinar shortly before it…

New photo competition for business owners

Running your own business or itching to start one up? This is unlikely to go down as a vintage year for movers and shakers, but there is now the chance to win £200 and get some useful publicity by taking…

Olympus has NOT fallen: exclusive Olympus UK interview

Following the recent announcement that Olympus was planning to sell off its camera and lens business to a Japanese private equity firm this year, there has been a lot of discussion and speculation about the company’s future, not just in…

AP regular kicks off July/August workshops

  Award-winning documentary photographer and regular AP contributor, Edmond Terakopian (above), is running a series of wide-ranging photographing workshops and talks during July and August. Edmond has been named the British Press Awards Photographer of the Year and has won…

Olympus rolls out beta webcam software for five OM-D models

With Covid-19 having a deep impact on how organisations and indeed photographers interact and hold meetings, webcams and teleconferencing software are suddenly en-vogue. So it’s no coincidence that Olympus has announced it is releasing free webcam software for users of…