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Army photographers of the year named

The top prize goes to army photographer Cpl Tom Evans. As well as his stunning shot of a chopper hovering above a soldier, he produced a professional portfolio of images portraying military life over 12 months. This year’s competition attracted…

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018 winners revealed

Van Oosten won first prize and the accolade of Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018 for  The Golden Couple, which frames a pair of golden snub-nosed monkeys in the temperate forest of China’s Qinling Mountains, the only habitat for these…

Landscape Photographer of the Year winners

Overall winner: Ice Spikes, Glencoe, Scotland by Pete Rowbottom Young Landscape Photographer of the Year: Land’s End, Cornwall, England. Josef FitzGerald-Patrick Adult Classic View winner: Blizzard in the High Peak, Derbyshire, England. John Finney Adult Your View winner: Beauty in Decay, Edinburgh, Scotland. Nicky…

Major robbery at Ffordes – Leica fans watch out

Our hearts go out to Scottish second-hand specialist and AP advertiser, Ffordes Photographic, in Beauly. Last week burglars broke in and made off with a whopping £160,000 worth of Leica cameras and lenses. Be careful if you get offered any…

New version of Photoshop Elements

Not everyone uses Lightroom or Photoshop CS for editing, so Adobe has updated its more ‘mainstream’ and affordable photo editing tool, Photoshop Elements. Key features of Photoshop Elements 2019 include a new Home Screen, which guides users through updates and…

CameraWorld LIVE is back with new cameras and good deals

  The show gives the opportunity to try the latest products from top brands, including recently announced mirrorless full-frame models and Photokina launches (CameraWorld claims there will be some exclusive UK firsts). Experts will be on-hand to advise and demonstrate…

Second-hand lenses

Second-hand lenses: ultimate buying guide

Always thought of buying a used lens but couldn’t quite make the decision? Audley Jarvis considers the pros and cons of buying lenses second-hand, and recommends some favourites

Photokina 2018: top 10 accessories

Manfrotto BeFree The tripod maker used its large stand to show off the aluminium, all-in-one BeFree 2N1 that turns into monopod as needed, along with the tasty looking BeFree Narissimo and Live QPL, aimed at videographers needing fail-safe stability. STC…

Yann Arthus-Bertrand is new DJI ‘Master’

Yann Arthus-Bertrand used DJI drone and cinematic camera technology while shooting his new film, Woman. The DJI Inspire 2 drone with a Zenmuse X7 camera was used extensively in locations as diverse as Portugal, The Republic of the Congo and…

Photokina 2018: Whitewall in the frame

As well as a lot of interesting new camera and lens releases, there were some great accessories and photo services being shown at Photokina. German printing and framing specialist, Whitewall, had a major stand showing off its colourful Pop Art…

Photokina 2018 oddity awards

Award for most gravity-defying trousers It must take this representative of Three Legged Thing a while to get through airport security Award for ‘don’t try this at home’ sword skills Listen carefully kids, these swords are sharp, as the Sony…