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Food Photographer of the Year open for entries

The Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year contest is back, and celebrates its 10th anniversary. Since 2011, it has attracted 70,000 entries from over 80 countries across the globe, and AP has been a notable media partner. The competition also…

Astronomy Photographer of the Year shortlist revealed

The Royal Observatory’s Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2020 competition has released its shortlist. The competition is now in its 12th year and has attracted over 5,200 entries, taken by amateurs and professionals from almost 70 countries – a new record. The…

You’re history: historic photo contest now open

The fourth Historic Photographer of the Year Awards are open for entries on Tuesday, 14th July, and are open to amateur and professional photographers around the world. The awards, according to the organisers, celebrate the very best historic places and cultural sites…

Nikon school goes online only

The Nikon School has announced it is moving online permanently and shuttering its former premises on Margaret Street in Central London. According to the company, the move online, originally prompted by the Covid-19 crisis, has been positively received, and the…

Pioneering Pixii rangefinder does without a display

Now here’s something a bit different. Pixii, a French start-up company, has announced a rangefinder camera for Leica M mount lenses that, rather than employing a rear LCD, uses your smartphone to display photographs. Its argument being, your phone screen…

Samyang discounts a range of lenses

Independent lens maker Samyang has announced a ‘Scorching Instant Savings’ event, which will run from today to Sunday 26th July 2020. There are savings of up to £170 off suggested retail prices on a range of Samyang autofocus and manual…

Honouring the wartime photography of Lee Miller

Today is the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, a pivotal event in the second world war which had far-reaching consequences for the UK and the rest of Europe. A new book celebrates the wartime photography of Lee Miller, one…

Fujifilm House of Photography re-opening

Fujifilm has announced that the House of Photography, its ‘experiential’ concept store in London’s Covent Garden, will re-open to the public at 11am on Thursday 9 July. A number of restrictions and measures have been introduced, which include a pre-booking…

Major documentary-photo award winner named

US photographer Nicky Quamina-Woo has been named as the latest winner of the Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award. Her winning project is called As The Water Comes and focusses on the plight of people in northern Senegal, where hundreds of families…

Nikon partners with Photo London fair

Nikon has announced it will be an official partner of the Photo London 2020 photography fair and Photo London’s online Academy for the next 12 months. Photo London, which brings together many of the world’s leading galleries and pro photographer…

Free lighting webinars (starting today)

Rotolight is running a series of free webinars to enable you to improve and develop your photographic lighting skills. Simply sign up on the relevant Zoom links below and you will receive a link to the webinar shortly before it…

Keep Thursday PM clear: big Canon launch coming up

There are only two more sleeps until Canon UK’s biggest launch event so far this year (admittedly it’s been a highly unusual year for them and everyone else in the industry, but please bear with us). Although no product details…

Shock-resistant new SSD

A lot of photographic accessories can challenge the wallet in these economically uncertain times, but storage remains relatively cheap, and you can get a lot of bang for your buck. Reliable storage isn’t something you want to skimp on, either,…

New photo competition for business owners

Running your own business or itching to start one up? This is unlikely to go down as a vintage year for movers and shakers, but there is now the chance to win £200 and get some useful publicity by taking…