Olympus reveals seven new digitals

Olympus has announced a string of new digital compacts, among them an eight-million-pixel model called the SP-350 and the 6MP mju Digital 600.

AP reader wins £45k in copyright payout

AP reader wins £45k in copyright payout

A freelance photographer has won £45,000 in an out-of-court settlement after a three-year copyright battle with the English Basketball Association (EBA), the sport’s governing body.

Mamiya revamps 645 AFD camera

Mamiya has revamped its 645 AFD medium format camera to launch the 645 AFDII - boasting improvements such as faster focusing and 36 custom settings.

BBC defends use of unpaid amateur images

BBC News has defended the free use of amateur photographs on its website insisting that most contributors have no interest in making money from the pictures.

Dixons ditches 35mm film cameras

Dixons is to axe sales of 35mm film cameras from its high-street shops claiming there is now ‘no real difference’ in quality between film and digital.

Kodak compact aims to challenge SLRs

Kodak hopes to challenge consumer digital SLRs with a new 8-million-pixel digital compact called the EasyShare P880 which it hails as a cheaper, less bulky alternative.

Appeal for help after £13,000 camera theft

Surfing photographers in Devon are appealing for help in tracing £13,000 worth of camera gear stolen from a car parked outside a house in Barnstaple. Picture credit: Matt Samuel/extremeboardshots.com

AP reader celebrates awards double

Dorset-based AP reader Richard Austin has won the sports and news photographer of the year titles in an annual competition for photographers from regional newspapers. Picture credit: Richard Austin