Jessops to close classic camera shop

Jessops is to close its only dedicated classic camera store in the UK - a shop in Great Russell Street, London which has been open since 1988. Picture credit: Chris Cheesman

Irishman claims press photography crown

Irish Times photographer Bryan O’Brien has been crowned photographer of the year at the annual Picture Editors’ Awards – the first time the title has crossed the Irish Sea. Picture credit: Bryan O'Brien

Pentax falls victim to Europe-wide ban

Pentax is to stop selling its medium-format film-based cameras in Europe as a result of new EU environment regulations. And we can exclusively reveal that – as well as the Pentax 645NII and 67II – the company is set to…

Legend’s trust wins £7k lottery payout

Legend’s trust wins £7k lottery payout

Young photography enthusiasts are being given the chance to learn about Victorian photography pioneer Julia Margaret Cameron thanks to a £7,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

Cameras banned under new EU law

Hasselblad has been forced to axe its groundbreaking dual-format XPan system camera because of a new European environmental regulation set to limit the amount of lead in electrical products.

Fuji confirms new sensor technology

Fuji confirms new sensor technology

Fuji is developing new image sensor technology which is reported to deliver 3x higher sensitivity and richer colour depth than conventional image sensors.

MPs and Lords do battle in photography shootout

MPs just managed to outnumber peers in the line-up of winning pictures in this year’s Jessops Parliamentary Photographic Competition. The chosen images - selected by judges including AP’s Mike Maloney – were captured by three MPs and two peers. Picture…

Exclusive: NMPFT to change its name

The National Museum of Photography, Film and Television (NMPFT) is preparing to change its name as part of plans to expand its remit, AP has learnt.

Press win World Cup pictures battle

Press win World Cup pictures battle

A ban on the publication of digital images showing action from the World Cup football tournament in Germany has been lifted after a five-month battle between the press and FIFA.

Ilford comp aims to boost b&w use

Ilford Photo has launched an annual Student of the Year competition with a theme designed to make b&w an ‘integral’ part of future professional photography. Picture credit: Klaus Thymann

Photographers force new police guidelines

Photographers force new police guidelines

Press photographers have claimed a victory after forcing the Metropolitan Police to issue new guidelines concerning police treatment of snappers covering news events.