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.
Leica has awarded this year’s Oskar Barnack honours to South African reportage photographer Guy Tillim. Picture credit: Guy Tillim
Mamiya has revamped its 645 AFD medium format camera to launch the 645 AFDII - boasting improvements such as faster focusing and 36 custom settings.
Epson has launched a pair of budget A4 flatbed scanners that allow photographers to scan 35mm film or slides.
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 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.
Casio has bolstered its Exilim family of digital compacts with four new cameras including a 7.2-million-pixel model - all due out next month.
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.
A new picture agency aims to help the general public sell ‘newsworthy’ snaps caught on mobile phones and digital cameras to newspapers, magazines and other media.