Hasselblad has been forced to axe its groundbreaking dual-format XPan system camera because of a new European environmental regulation set to limit the amount of lead in electrical products.

Fuji confirms new sensor technology

Fuji is developing new image sensor technology which is reported to deliver 3x higher sensitivity and richer colour depth than conventional image sensors.

MPs just managed to outnumber peers in the line-up of winning pictures in this year’s Jessops Parliamentary Photographic Competition. The chosen images - selected by judges including AP’s Mike Maloney…

The National Museum of Photography, Film and Television (NMPFT) is preparing to change its name as part of plans to expand its remit, AP has learnt.

Press win World Cup pictures battle

A ban on the publication of digital images showing action from the World Cup football tournament in Germany has been lifted after a five-month battle between the press and FIFA.

Ilford Photo has launched an annual Student of the Year competition with a theme designed to make b&w an ‘integral’ part of future professional photography. Picture credit: Klaus Thymann

Photographers force new police guidelines

Press photographers have claimed a victory after forcing the Metropolitan Police to issue new guidelines concerning police treatment of snappers covering news events.

Police are using a miniature camera built into a special pen to record their handwritten notes while on the beat – to save time on paperwork later.

Pentax has showcased a mocked-up version of a new 10-million-pixel digital SLR it expects to launch this autumn. Also on display at this week's PMA trade show in Florida is…

Epson has unwrapped a pair of new flatbed scanners including one aimed specifically at photography enthusiasts and advanced amateurs called the Perfection V700 Photo.

The second digital SLR to emerge from the alliance between Samsung and Pentax is the six million Samsung-branded GX-1L which is due out in March priced £500.

Ricoh has today unveiled a pocket-sized 6.1-million-pixel digital compact camera called the Caplio RR630 which is due out next month priced £129.99.

Diana paparazzi breached privacy, court rules

Three photographers have been convicted of breaching French privacy laws on the night Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed died in a car crash in 1997. The snappers were given…