Sigma’s Japanese factory is working 'round the clock' to cope with unprecedented demand for its lenses brought about by the boom in digital SLRs, the company has revealed.
A sudden downturn in digital camera market in February hit profits at high street photographic chain Jessops for the year ended 30 September 2005. However, a ‘partial recovery’– helped by a growth in digital SLR sales - led to profits…
A trip to California can be won in a Canon competition for photography enthusiasts in the UK and Ireland.
Exploiting the potential of ‘citizen journalism’ The Daily Telegraph has today launched a service inviting readers to send in digital images for use in the newspaper. However, it appears that the pictures - which can either be captured by a…
An enthusiast who found a 50-year-old roll of exposed film among items he bought on eBay discovered that the pictures it contained were still intact when he processed it.
Photography enthusiasts are becoming victims of the ‘atmosphere of panic’ that surrounds the police crackdown on terrorism, according to MP Austin Mitchell.
Independent lens maker Sigma has unwrapped a 135-400mm f/4.5-5.6 zoom designed for both film and digital SLRs.
Lowepro has today announced a new camera bag called the DryZone Rover which features what it claims is a ‘totally waterproof DryPod’.
Photographers could face paying more than £12 extra for processing their Agfa Scala black and white slide films in the wake of AgfaPhoto UK going into administration last month.
London mayor Ken Livingstone is no longer suggesting – openly at least – that signs should be put up in public areas to warn parents of the supposed dangers of digital photography.
An AP reader has accused anti-terrorism police of acting overzealously after they stopped and searched him while he was out taking pictures in east London. Roy Jhuboo claims police told him that he could have been on a reconnaissance mission…
Previously unseen pictures documenting the filming of a missing 1922 movie of a novel by Charlotte Brönte can be revealed for the first time in AP. Picture credit: The Brönte Society
Renowned photographer Lord Lichfield has died after suffering a stroke while staying with friends in Oxfordshire.
AP is giving away 20 places for a ‘Press Pack’ seminar to be hosted by AP’s popular columnist Mike Maloney at the Nikon Solutions Expo show at Olympia, London on 22 and 23 November.
Sangers Limited – which imports and distributes photography gear by brands such as Cosina, Tokina and Tamrac - has gone into administration. The company is continuing to trade and has been put up for sale.
A digital camera that can ‘refocus’ images after they have been taken is being developed by scientists in America, reports New Scientist magazine.
The first ‘photograph’ to sell for more than $1m at auction is an image originally created from parts of Marlboro cigarette adverts torn from magazines. Picture credit: Christie’s Images Ltd 2005
Designed for both film and digital SLRs is a new 170-500mm lens fresh out in the UK from Sigma.
Nikon is recalling some of its EN-EL3-type rechargeable batteries – used in cameras including the D100, D70 and D50 - after it discovered a potential fault causing ‘overheating’.
Hundreds of UK photographers who have sent off AgfaPhoto’s ‘process-paid’ slide film for processing are being asked to fork out again if they want it done.