Quiz – Fact or fiction?

The art and development of photography and camera technology is surrounded by many fascinating stories, some truer than others, but all serving to feed the mystique of the imaging practise. Commonly held myths continue to prevail despite clashing with obvious…

instagram

New Instagram feature added to help combat wildlife exploitation in photography

Instagram has introduced a new feature to combat wildlife exploitation in photography. When users search for hashtags associated with harmful behaviour to animals or the environment, such as ‘#koalaselfie,’ ‘#slowloris’ and ‘#elephantride,’ they will see an advisory screen. Instagram are also directing…

Noctilux-M 75mm

Leica announces 
super-fast Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 lens

Leica has announced a new super-fast lens for its M-series cameras, such as the M10. The Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 features an extremely narrow depth of field which is claimed to be even shallower than that of the Noctilux-M 50mm…

supermoon 2017

Supermoon 2017: Your best photos of the phenomenon

Photographers and stargazers were treated to a chance to see the moon larger and brighter due to December’s supermoon phenomenon. The occurance happens when a full moon or a new moon coincides with the moon’s closest approach to earth on…

Global Open Photo Contest

Olympus unveils Global Open Photo Contest 2017-18

Olympus has launched its Global Open Photo Contest 2017-18, inviting amateur and professional photographers across the world to submit images. This is the third year of the competition, which last year received over 100,000 entries. The top prize is an OM-D…

photoshop selection

Adobe teases new update to make Photoshop selection easier

Adobe has released a teaser video for an improved Photoshop selection tool which will be available in an upcoming CC update. The new ‘Subject Selector’ tool allows users to select the part of the image that they want to crop…

Deutsche Börse Photography

Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 21st Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize has been announced, with four artists’ projects nominated. Photography work by Mathieu Asselin, Rafal Milach, Batia Suter and Luke Willis Thompson has been selected to compete for the prestigious award.…