Jessops is to close its only dedicated classic camera store in the UK - a shop in Great Russell Street, London which has been open since 1988. Picture credit: Chris

Irish Times photographer Bryan O’Brien has been crowned photographer of the year at the annual Picture Editors’ Awards – the first time the title has crossed the Irish Sea. Picture…

Pentax is to stop selling its medium-format film-based cameras in Europe as a result of new EU environment regulations. And we can exclusively reveal that – as well as the…

Legend’s trust wins £7k lottery payout

Young photography enthusiasts are being given the chance to learn about Victorian photography pioneer Julia Margaret Cameron thanks to a £7,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

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.