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  • Terror police stop photographer amid ‘rocket’ attack fears

    November 16, 2005

    An AP reader has accused anti-terrorism police of acting overzealously after they stopped and searched him while he was out taking pictures in east London. Roy Jhuboo claims police told him that he could have been on a reconnaissance mission to launch a ‘rocket’ on nearby Canary Wharf.

  • AP reveals unseen Brönte pictures

    AP reveals unseen Brönte pictures

    November 15, 2005

    Previously unseen pictures documenting the filming of a missing 1922 movie of a novel by Charlotte Brönte can be revealed for the first time in AP. Picture credit: The Brönte Society

  • AP’s Maloney to star at Nikon show

    AP’s Maloney to star at Nikon show

    November 10, 2005

    AP is giving away 20 places for a ‘Press Pack’ seminar to be hosted by AP’s popular columnist Mike Maloney at the Nikon Solutions Expo show at Olympia, London on 22 and 23 November.

  • Breaking news: Sangers calls in administrators

    November 10, 2005

    Sangers Limited – which imports and distributes photography gear by brands such as Cosina, Tokina and Tamrac - has gone into administration. The company is continuing to trade and has been put up for sale.

  • Blurry snaps ‘a thing of the past’

    November 10, 2005

    A digital camera that can ‘refocus’ images after they have been taken is being developed by scientists in America, reports New Scientist magazine.

  • Cowboy picture breaks world record

    Cowboy picture breaks world record

    November 10, 2005

    The first ‘photograph’ to sell for more than $1m at auction is an image originally created from parts of Marlboro cigarette adverts torn from magazines. Picture credit: Christie’s Images Ltd 2005

  • Nikon UK issues digital SLR battery alert

    Nikon UK issues digital SLR battery alert

    November 8, 2005

    Nikon is recalling some of its EN-EL3-type rechargeable batteries – used in cameras including the D100, D70 and D50 - after it discovered a potential fault causing ‘overheating’.

  • Photo win serves as tribute to RAF man

    Photo win serves as tribute to RAF man

    November 4, 2005

    A picture captured by a photographer who died on New Year’s Day this year has been voted the RAF’s Photograph of the Year. Picture credit: Crown Copyright

  • UK lab issues Agfa Scala alert

    November 3, 2005

    UK supplies of Agfa Scala film processing chemicals could run out by the end of this year, warns Primary Colour, the only UK lab to process the unique b&w slide film.

  • Nikon unveils D200 digital SLR

    Nikon unveils D200 digital SLR

    November 1, 2005

    A new digital SLR from Nikon is due out before the end of the year in the shape of the 10.2-million-pixel D200. Expected to cost around £1,300 (body only) the D200 is claimed to borrow features from Nikon’s professional-spec D2X.

  • Showtime for Leica man’s classic collection

    Showtime for Leica man’s classic collection

    October 28, 2005

    If you are hooked on classics then an auction taking place at Christie’s in London on 15 November may be worth a visit. Picture credit: Christie's Images Ltd 2005

  • Fuji bolsters inkjet paper range

    Fuji bolsters inkjet paper range

    October 27, 2005

    Fujifilm has expanded its range of inkjet photo paper with the addition of Photo Enthusiast and Super Heavyweight varieties.

  • Camera club launches global shootout

    October 26, 2005

    Photography enthusiasts worldwide are invited to enter Over the Rainbow, an online photography competition launched by the Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Group.

  • Sigma in fisheye lens double

    Sigma in fisheye lens double

    October 24, 2005

    Independent lens maker Sigma has revealed a pair of fisheye lenses designed to be suitable for both film and digital SLRs.