Reach for the Stars

It’s not hard to understand why any landscape photographer would choose to work in Dorset as it is one of the UK’s most photogenic destinations. Competition is tough though – not only have you got several world-class pros living in…

leica camera group

Leica Camera Group announces record 2016/2017 revenue growth

The Leica Camera Group has announced its most recent results, recording a revenue of almost 400 million euros in the financial year of 2016/2017. This meant a six percent growth for the company, compared to the around 10 percent decline…

2018 Sony World Photography Awards

Selection of 2018 Sony World Photography Awards entries released

The World Photography Organisation has released a new selection of entries from the Sony World Photography Awards 2018 to mark the final month of the competition. Photographers from around the world are invited to enter the $25,000 USD prize, which closes for…

Quiz – Fact or fiction?

The art and development of photography and camera technology is surrounded by many fascinating stories, some truer than others, but all serving to feed the mystique of the imaging practise. Commonly held myths continue to prevail despite clashing with obvious…

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New Instagram feature added to help combat wildlife exploitation in photography

Instagram has introduced a new feature to combat wildlife exploitation in photography. When users search for hashtags associated with harmful behaviour to animals or the environment, such as ‘#koalaselfie,’ ‘#slowloris’ and ‘#elephantride,’ they will see an advisory screen. Instagram are also directing…

Noctilux-M 75mm

Leica announces 
super-fast Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 lens

Leica has announced a new super-fast lens for its M-series cameras, such as the M10. The Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 features an extremely narrow depth of field which is claimed to be even shallower than that of the Noctilux-M 50mm…

supermoon 2017

Supermoon 2017: Your best photos of the phenomenon

Photographers and stargazers were treated to a chance to see the moon larger and brighter due to December’s supermoon phenomenon. The occurance happens when a full moon or a new moon coincides with the moon’s closest approach to earth on…

Global Open Photo Contest

Olympus unveils Global Open Photo Contest 2017-18

Olympus has launched its Global Open Photo Contest 2017-18, inviting amateur and professional photographers across the world to submit images. This is the third year of the competition, which last year received over 100,000 entries. The top prize is an OM-D…