Former UK trade chief loses cancer battle

Frank Hatton – a man who spent more than 50 years in the photographic industry and who established the Photo Marketing Association’s (PMA) UK office - has died.

Times exposes hottest photo talent

A 23-year-old photographer from London has won this year’s Times/Tabasco Young Photographer of the Year Award – the most hotly fought contest in the competition’s history. Picture credit: Clara Molden

Support grows for AP’s photo rights campaign

There is growing support for AP’s campaign against measures that threaten photographers’ right to take pictures in public. This follows an announcement by London Mayor Ken Livingstone - backed by the Metropolitan Police - that photographers using digital cameras and…

Calling all budding photojournalists

Calling all budding photojournalists

Are you a budding photojournalist with a great idea for a photographic documentary assignment? If so, you may be interested in an award offering £3,000 to finance an overseas photographic project with the resulting photos published in The Guardian newspaper.

Ilford spells out future in b&w

Ilford Photo has confirmed its ‘total commitment’ to b&w products – including paper - four months after the Ilford brand was brought back to life in a management buyout.

Win a photography trip to Cuba

A photographic holiday to Cuba worth more than £2,500 can be won in a free-to-enter competition open to UK photography enthusiasts.

Patent row halts inkjet cartridge sales

One of the largest importers of ‘Epson-compatible’ inkjet printer cartridges has agreed to pay ‘substantial’ damages to Epson – and to stop selling the cartridges - after alleged patent violation.

Business as usual at AgfaPhoto UK

Business as usual at AgfaPhoto UK

AgfaPhoto UK is ‘trading strongly and is financially viable’, despite the news that its parent company AgfaPhoto GmbH filed for insolvency recently, claims a UK source.

Pentax unleashes *ist DL digital SLR

Pentax is poised to launch a new 6.1-million-pixel digital SLR called the *ist DL which is due on UK high streets in July at a penny under £500.

Kodak axes SLR/n and SLR/c camera production

Kodak has discontinued its DCS Pro SLR/n and DCS Pro SLR/c digital SLRs to concentrate on making imaging sensors. However, the company insists it is not ruling out future production of digital SLRs.

Photographer Fay Godwin dies aged 74

Photographer Fay Godwin dies aged 74

Fay Godwin, one of Britain’s best-known landscape photographers, has died aged 74. She was self-taught and took up photography in the 1960s, beginning with portraits of her children.

Reuters man clinches top photographer title

Reuters photographer Jeff Mitchell has won the award for the best press photographer in a competition that rewards the cream in photographic journalism throughout the UK and Ireland. Picture credit: Jeff Mitchell/Reuters