Photographers will no longer have to pay twice for processing their Agfachrome CT precisa colour slide films after a deal was struck between Agfaphoto’s administrator and UK lab Standard Photographic.…

A British photographer has won an international contest to find Unicef Photo of the Year. Picture credit: David Gillanders

World Press Photo deadline imminent

The deadline for photographers to enter this year’s World Press Photo Contest is 12 January 2006. Picture credit: Arko Datta

Free trade show in Coventry

A free-to-enter photographic trade show that includes several free masterclasses takes place at the Royal Court Hotel and Convention Centre in Coventry from 13-15 January.

An innocent photo enthusiast who was on a mission to take pictures for a camera club competition has inadvertently sparked a security alert outside Canary Wharf in London.

A 12-year-old from Hampshire has beaten more than 10,000 entries to claim this year’s RSPCA Young Photographer of the Year title. Picture credit: Catriona Parfitt

Amateurs barred from £10k garden comp

Photography enthusiasts have been barred from entering a contest organised by the Garden Photographers’ Association (GPA) despite the organisation’s website stating it is open to professionals and ‘aspiring professionals’.

Digital SLR sales double in 2005

Twice as many digital SLRs will have been sold in the UK this year than in 2004, according to estimated figures released to AP by the Photo Marketing Association.

Oil depot explosions rock Kodak and Epson

Kodak and Epson have been forced to close their Hemel Hempstead offices following yesterday’s explosion at the Buncefield oil depot in Hertfordshire.

A 12-year-old boy from the UK has scooped this year’s Young Travel Photographer of the Year title. Picture credit: Edward Mole

Schweppes photo prize article

Further to AP’s article about the Schweppes Photographic Portrait Prize, please note that anyone who thinks they have a picture that deserves to be a Schweppes winner - and wants…

A limited edition ‘solid titanium’ Leica M7 has raised more than £73,000 at auction, proceeds from which will be used to replant tens of thousands of trees in the Brazilian

The London Salon – a group whose roots date back to 1892 – has appealed for help over what it sees as the loss of its London exhibition venue.

Sigma’s Japanese factory is working 'round the clock' to cope with unprecedented demand for its lenses brought about by the boom in digital SLRs, the company has revealed.