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Get your own great lunar landscapes

Including the moon in a landscape image has its challenges, but Ollie Taylor knows how to overcome them and make the most of two popular passions

Apollo 11 anniversary special: new Brian May 3D book

According to the publishers, The Mission Moon archive team scoured the NASA archives and Russian sources to obtain lots of historic images (many previously unseen) to bring the 50-year-old Apollo mission to life. “This is the first time that the…

Tripods explained

The ultimate guide to tripods

Choosing the right support for your needs doesn't have to be difficult. Andy Westlake talks you through the options

Big Issue “apologises deeply” for Nadav Kander cover

We recently ran a story on Nadav Kander’s furious reaction on his Instagram page (see below and @nadavkander), where he made accusations of “blatant copyright infringement.” The Big Issue originally responded to the furore on Instagram by saying it obtained…

Ten easy ways to get great shots of UK landmarks

Professional photographer Daniel Lewis and Premier Inn have teamed up to provide some useful advice and insights, so here is a selection of tips for dear old Blighty’s most popular structures, landmarks and beauty spots. 1) The London Eye Don’t…

Fujifilm to open major new store in Covent Garden

 The centre’s ‘zones’ will focus on Instax instant cameras and printers, an increasingly important area for the company, plus specialist areas for the GFX medium-format range (GFX 100 shown below) and the more mainstream X-Series of mirrorless cameras. There will…

Times still tough for big camera makers

A report on the state of the digital camera market in 2018 published by the Nikkei, Japan’s biggest business news organization, reveals times are still tough in the industry. Compared to 2017, the total sales volume for digital cameras plunged by…

New Sigma E and L mount lenses

The 35mm is the fastest AF lens released for L- and E-mounts. The lens is not light (1,090g) or diminutive (87.8×136.2mm) but has some impressive specs. The 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN also offers a fast maximum aperture, but is two-thirds the weight…

Sigma to release smallest, lightest full-frame camera

The new Sigma fp mirrorless camera measures just 112.6×69.9×45.3mm, weighs a mere 370g, and is based on a 24.6-million-pixel BSI-CMOS Bayer sensor rather than the multi-layer Foveon chip technology which Sigma has been pushing for years. The fp, which stands for fortissimo pianissimo…

Marilyn Stafford photojournalism award winners announced

This award is granted annually to “a professional woman photographer towards the initiation or completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay which addresses an important social, environmental, economic or cultural issue, whether local or global.” The overall winner…

Lightweight prime for Sony full-frame mirrorless

Measuring 63mm in diameter and 73mm in length, and with a 55mm filter thread, it’s the lightest lens in its class at just 280g. With 11 elements in 9 groups, the optical construction includes an aspherical element to help suppress…

Avoid the cliches

How to avoid clichés in your photography

Bagging an iconic landscape is great for many photographers, but knowing when to explore alternatives is vital for expressing identity as an artist, says David Clapp