Hewlett Packard (HP) is poised to axe 968 jobs in the UK as part of worldwide re-structuring plans that were announced in July, the company’s UK office has confirmed.
Cashing in on the growing band of amateur photojournalists is a website designed to allow the ‘public paparazzi’ to sell their celebrity photos to the world’s press.
Ricoh has unveiled what it claims is a digital version of its popular GR film compact camera series in response, it says, to demands from ‘loyal GR-series customers’.
Renowned documentary photographer Sebastião Salgado is to auction his limited-edition ‘solid titanium’ Leica M7 to raise money for the Brazilian rainforest. Picture credit: Westlicht Photographica Auction
Sony has unveiled a 10-million-pixel digital compact camera called the Cyber-shot DSC-R1 which sports an APS-C sized CMOS imaging sensor and is expected to cost around £700.
The Leica Camera Group has effectively been saved by increasing its share capital, thereby raising €22.95m, according to a spokesman for the Germany-based company.
Legendary spy camera maker Minox has released a special version of the LX, a subminiature camera that produces 8x11mm exposures on 9.5mm film.
Ilford has reintroduced its mail-order process-paid b&w developing and printing service.
Cameras that look like guns could be rendered worthless to collectors from next month under new legislation which outlaws the sale of ‘realistic imitation firearms’. Picture credit: George Eastman House
Nikon is set to be first to launch a consumer digital camera which has the built-in ability to transfer pictures from camera to computer or printer wirelessly using Wi-Fi technology.
Security staff at the Bullring shopping centre in Birmingham may have acted ‘overzealously’ when they stopped people from taking photographs outside the building amid terrorism fears, admits a spokeswoman.
The family of legendary Cuban guerrilla Che Guevara are reported to be planning legal action against companies they believe are exploiting his iconic image. Picture credit: Chris Cheesman
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.
A showcase of more than 33,000 photographs has set a new Guinness World Record for the largest photographic exhibition, shattering the previous record of 32,169 images.
Pentax is poised to launch an ‘ultra-wideangle’ 2x lens which is exclusively designed for the company’s *ist D-series of digital SLRs.
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.
Canon is poised to launch the EOS 5D - a £2500, full-frame digital SLR which boasts an effective resolution of 12.8 million pixels.
The mail-order d&p industry has escaped possible extinction because the Royal Mail’s new ‘sized-based’ postal charges will not be as costly as first feared.
Sales of traditional film cameras at Argos shot up by 20% in the week following Dixons’ decision to axe sales of 35mm models.
Independent lens maker Tokina is set to release an ‘ultra wideangle’ 12-24mm lens specifically designed for Canon and Nikon digital SLRs with an APS-C sized imaging sensor.