Sony Alpha 7R III – a 42.4MP, 10fps mirrorless powerhouse

Sony has revealed the latest update to its high-resolution mirrorless full-frame Alpha 7R range, in the shape of the 42.4MP Alpha 7R II. This new model takes aim squarely at the recent, well-received Nikon D850 by offering a broadly similar…

Sony reveals FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS

Sony has announced the FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS, a weather-sealed standard zoom that it claims is the lightest in its class, at 663g. It promises high image quality due to the inclusion of four aspherical lens elements, two of which…

Sony is developing a FE 400mm F2.8 lens for summer 2018

In one of the least surprising photo gear announcements of recent times, Sony has revealed that it’s working on a 400mm f/2.8 telephoto prime designed to match the high-speed Alpha 9 full-frame mirrorless camera. Details are scarce, wit Sony merely…

International Garden Photographer of the Year

International Garden Photographer of the Year deadline looms

The 11th International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition is open for entries, with the chance to win the first place prize of £7500 cash. It is open to amateurs and professionals worldwide with 11 categories to enter from the…


Chris Cheesman honoured at launch of MyLondon calendar

Former AP News Editor Chris Cheesman was honoured at the launch of the Café Art MyLondon calendar with the presentation of an award dedicated to his memory. Chris, who passed away last October, was a big supporter of the Café…

Rankin wants you to take photos about life in the UK

This weekend an estimated 250,000 people will take part in an ambitious, crowdsourced photography shoot organised by the photographer Rankin. The top 500 photos will be made into a book – will yours be included?

Lightroom CC

Adobe lets you edit anywhere with cloud-based Lightroom CC

Adobe has revealed the latest version of Creative Cloud – Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC – at the Adobe MAX conference. New features enable you to access and edit your photos from anywhere using searchable keywords to navigate the content. These keywords…

ZEISS Photography Award

ZEISS Photography Award 2018 now open for entries

The third ZEISS Photography Award has opened for entries on the theme of 'Seeing Beyond – Untold Stories,' whether it be exploring a familiar theme from a different perspective or addressing a previously overlooked issue

things to do

Photography things to do this week October 16-22

Each week, we highlight exhibitions and events that are ideal for photographers and photography lovers. Even if one of these picks isn’t for you, we hope it provides some inspiration. Sightsavers Photography Exhibition The global sight charity Sightsavers has opened…

G1 X Mark III

Canon announces the PowerShot G1 X Mark III

Canon has announced the G1 X Mark III as its new flagship PowerShot compact camera. Aimed at serious enthusiast photographers, the zoom camera will be available from November 2017.