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Enjoy some of the world’s best dog photos

Zelda Cheatle, the renowned photographic editor and curator, has brought together an exhibition of works from some of the world’s finest photographers, who happen to have a love of dogs. Included in the exhibition are works by Magnum superstar Elliott Erwitt,…

Tory leadership hopeful spent nearly £9k on photography

High-profile MP Esther McVey, a former TV personality turned candidate for the Tory leadership, is under scrutiny following revelations that she submitted expense claims of £8,750 for the services of a personal photographer. The photographer in question is a press…

CameraWorld LIVE revs up for Brands Hatch

As well as exclusive discounts from the major retailer, CameraWorld LIVE will feature talks and demonstrations from top pros, including Canon ambassador Rod Fountain who took behind-the-scenes stills for Top Gear for 16 years. There will also be the chance…

New Tamron 35mm lens for full-frame DSLRs

This rain- and moisture-resistant lens features 14 elements in 10 groups, including four LD (Low Dispersion) and three GM (Glass Molded Aspherical) elements. Tamron claims that this minimises chromatic aberration, while delivering superior optical performance towards the edges of the frame when…

Snap up a Magnum print

‘Obsessions’ Magnum’s Square Print Sale, gives a rare chance to buy prints from some of the agency’s most famous members, including Steve McCurry and Abbas, for a sensible price. The sale is on now and ends midnight EST (US Eastern…

Sony FE 600mm F4 GM OSS super-tele unveiled

As the tenth member of the firm’s premium G Master range, the Sony FE 600mm F4 GM OSS promises to produce ultra-sharp images with attractively blurred backgrounds. But in contrast to the £1,800 FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS announced at…

Nik Collection revamped, now has built-in Raw support

After acquiring the Nik Collection of creative image-processing plug-ins from Google in 2017, DxO has launched its  first major upgrade. Nik Collection 2 from DxO comes with several key updates, including 42 new presets that bring the total number to…

Panasonic releases fast 10-25mm lens

This wide-aperture zoom lens, which was announced at last year’s Photokina, has a fast constant aperture of f/1.7 and a 35mm equivalent focal range of 20-50mm, along with video-friendly silent operation via its inner focus drive system. It also has…

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How photography can heal your life

Following last year’s feature on how photography can help with mental health, Geoff Harris finds more stories that reveal the therapeutic power of image making

Wildlife photo ethics

Be a more ethical wildlife photographer

The welfare of wildlife is far more important than any photograph. Paul Hobson explains all you need to know about the ethics and laws surrounding wildlife photography

Second-hand cameras

Second-hand digital camera bargains

If you have a strict budget and aren't fussed about having the latest model then it might be worth considering a used camera, says Audley Jarvis