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Unsung Hero: Mohit Ahuja

Unsung Hero: Mohit Ahuja

Many people with various physical and mental challenges find photography a hugely beneficial and therapeutic pursuit, a subject we have covered widely in AP. Getting paid for your photography is another matter. So, we’re really happy to be celebrating the…

connect your panasonic camera to your phone with the panasonic lumix sync app

Panasonic Lumix Sync: How to connect your camera to your phone

Like other manufacturers, Panasonic launched a new connectivity app along with its latest generation of mirrorless cameras. As per the earlier Panasonic Image App, the new Panasonic Lumix Sync allows for remote camera control and wireless image transfer between current…

London Camera Exchange: ‘Customers have been great’

‘We’ve had to adapt quickly, but everyone pulled together and now we are doing OK,’ Adrian explains. ‘The big challenge was how to keep customers interested in LCE with the stores closed. Although we furloughed most of the sales staff,…

The Minolta 110 Zoom SLR - 110 film cameras

110 Film Cameras: SLRs, non-reflex and novelty cameras

Back in 1963 Kodak introduced the Instamatic system with a cartridge film called 126. It was a great success and remained so until, in 1972, the photo giant did it again with a new range of cameras called Pocket Instamatics.…

Eurasian sparrowhawk - how to photograph wildlife from a hide

How to Photograph Wildlife From a Hide

Most of us are familiar with that fleeting moment when a sparrowhawk weaving through the washing line and over the fence both arrives and is gone quicker than you can say its name. But view one up close and you…

No ordinary cowboy

‘I love Robert Capa’s war photography and I think of these boys in this daredevil way, almost like they’re going into battle. If they were born at a different time, they’d be going off to war to prove themselves instead…

Going it on foot: Top tips for shooting locally

For a year now I’ve been going for regular local photo walks. I had been writing about my experiences in order to encourage people to do the same. Then Covid-19 happened. With the present virus lockdown we’ve all had to…

Major weather contest now open

Entries are now open for the 2020 Weather Photographer of the Year competition, organised by the Royal Meteorological Society in association with AccuWeather. Both pros and amateurs can enter, and images can be taken on cameras or smartphones. “Weather photos…

Price is king at the moment: CameraWorld

“We have found from day one that customers have got time on hands, which is good and bad,” Jason notes. “Where people would normally pop into our London store during their lunch break to pick up a bag, lens, or…

Death Magick Abundance | Book Review

Even those who’ve never been to the southern US city of New Orleans know it’s a place that possesses a very particular mystique and allure. The characters you’ll see in this book will feel familiar to many readers, and they…

522 Cameras

For the past decade, my weekly rhythm has been dictated by a self-imposed project to use all the film cameras I’ve been accumulating since childhood. It started off with the intention to use a different camera each week for a…

Food POTY winners exhibition goes online

The winners of the Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year, announced in an awards evening livestreamed on Tuesday 28 April, are being displayed in a virtual exhibition. After Exodus, the winning image in the 2020 competition by K.M. Asda “We…

One vision: Brian May wants your 3D pictures

When the lockdown started, Brian May’s London Stereoscopic Company put out a call for positive and uplifting 3D images from all over the world. This worthy project still has plenty of steam, with images submitted from Japan, Canada, Netherlands, Sardinia, London,…

Time for your close-up (competition)

The competition is open to all, using any type of camera, including a mobile phone or microscope. Aside from the prizes, last year’s winners received coverage across a variety of national and international media including print, web and social media…

The Power Of Living

‘We were watching TV, December 2018, there was a report on [American news channel] CNN. They’d done a survey in France and found that around 15% of French people had no idea what the Holocaust was, which was very shocking…

Last call for Landscape POTY entries

The competition is open to everyone, with a special class for under 18s. This year’s prize fund is worth over £25,000, including £10,000 for the overall winner and additional special awards. Photographs taken since the 5th April 2015 are eligible…