New Canon 40x zoom compact

The camera also includes a DIGIC 8 Image Processor, 5 axis image stabilisation, a 3-inch LCD screen that rotates 180 degrees and continuous shooting up to 7.4fps. Photo sharing is made easy too via the Canon Connect app for iOS…

Capture the spirit of modern manufacturing

Then you need to enter the National Manufacturing Photography Competition, an annual competition organised by the body that represents the sector, EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation. Now in its ninth year, the competition successfully counters the negative, outdated imagery and perceptions…

Photobox launches Instagram photo contest

The free-to-enter competition is all about celebrating the beauty in the everyday photo, according to the organisers, rather than “the highly stylised and heavily Photoshopped images usually associated with the social networking site.” The first prize is a generous £5,000…

48Mp smartphone sensor from Sony

The sensor is a 1/2-type (8.0 mm diagonal) and uses the Quad Bayer colour filter array. As well as its unprecedented pixel count, the sensor, dubbed the Sony IMX586, is the first in the world to feature a minutely small…

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A day at Stowe on the Panasonic Lumix Roadshow

On the weekend that Harry and Meghan tied the knot, the Panasonic LUMIX Roadshow crew were just a few miles away at the magnificent landscaped gardens of Stowe in Buckinghamshire – one of the stops on their series of roadshows…

A Brighton breezy day out with Olympus

Last month AP gave a second group of AP readers a chance to try out the latest Olympus cameras and lenses on a walk around Brighton. AP Editor and local resident Nigel Atherton was the host and tour guide for…

MPs defeated by Lords in Parliamentary photo competition

In a convincing show of photographic superiority, members of the House of Lords scooped four of the top five entries as selected by the panel of judges. The overall winner was Lord Greenway, whose atmospheric backlit image of a tugboat…

Jane Bown retrospective goes on display in London

A retrospective exhibition displaying the works of esteemed photojournalist Jane Bown is on display at Proud Central, until 12 August. Working within a male-dominated industry, Jane was a pioneer of the genre, capturing portraits of post-war Britain on assignments for…

Samyang unveils 85mm Canon mount portrait lens

Weighing in at just 485g, and measuring 72mm long (without the lens hood and rear cap), the Samyang 85mm f/1.4 EF lens promises to “set new standard for portrait lenses”. It has been designed with 9 optical elements in 7…

CameraWorld announces free summer event at Brands Hatch

CameraWorld has added a new “Live” event for the summer. Taking place on the 2nd of August at the iconic racing venue, Brands Hatch, it comes ahead of the main CameraWorld Live show that will take place in London on…

Art is where the heart is

Top fine-art portrait photographer, Photoshop expert and Vanguard Professional, Bella Kotak, explains how she gets such uniquely atmospheric images.