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

Travel comp bans ‘manipulated’ images

This year’s Wanderlust travel photography competition is now open for entries but – in a change from previous years – organisers have banned digitally manipulated images. The picture (right) was captured on slide film by Paul Franklin, the Face to…

BBC News launches digital photo contest

The BBC News website is searching for ‘compelling’ digital images in its quest to find its Photographer of the Year 2005. Picture Credit: Veronica Carter

Thousands more jobs axed at Kodak

Thousands more jobs axed at Kodak

Kodak is to slash up to 10,000 more jobs worldwide as a result of a faster than expected decline in sales of traditional products such as film.

Konica Minolta unveils Dynax 5D digital SLR

Konica Minolta is poised to release a 6.1-million-pixel digital SLR called the Dynax 5D – billed as a lighter, smaller, easier-to-use version of its award-winning brother, the Dynax 7D.

Rollei digital camera duo zoom in

Rollei has unveiled two new digital compact cameras – an eight-million-pixel model and a six-million-pixel model – each sporting a 3x zoom and 2.5in LCD screen.

5MP underwater digital camera surfaces

Planning a diving holiday this summer? Then you may be interested in a new five-million-pixel underwater digital camera called the ReefMaster DC500 which has just surfaced from Sealife.

Nationwide photography threat uncovered

Nationwide photography threat uncovered

Freedom to take photographs in public parks, gardens and on beaches around the UK is under threat from a new government-backed scheme to crackdown on paedophiles.

HP unwraps four new scanners

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has today revealed four new flatbed scanners which are due for UK release in August, each featuring a built-in transparency adapter.