Leica has awarded this year’s Oskar Barnack honours to South African reportage photographer Guy Tillim. Picture credit: Guy Tillim
Mamiya has revamped its 645 AFD medium format camera to launch the 645 AFDII - boasting improvements such as faster focusing and 36 custom settings.
Epson has launched a pair of budget A4 flatbed scanners that allow photographers to scan 35mm film or slides.
BBC News has defended the free use of amateur photographs on its website insisting that most contributors have no interest in making money from the pictures.
Dixons is to axe sales of 35mm film cameras from its high-street shops claiming there is now ‘no real difference’ in quality between film and digital.
Casio has bolstered its Exilim family of digital compacts with four new cameras including a 7.2-million-pixel model - all due out next month.
Kodak hopes to challenge consumer digital SLRs with a new 8-million-pixel digital compact called the EasyShare P880 which it hails as a cheaper, less bulky alternative.
A new picture agency aims to help the general public sell ‘newsworthy’ snaps caught on mobile phones and digital cameras to newspapers, magazines and other media.
Bucking the trend for digital cameras are two new manual film-based SLRs which have just landed in the UK from the Far East.
Surfing photographers in Devon are appealing for help in tracing £13,000 worth of camera gear stolen from a car parked outside a house in Barnstaple. Picture credit: Matt Samuel/extremeboardshots.com
Dorset-based AP reader Richard Austin has won the sports and news photographer of the year titles in an annual competition for photographers from regional newspapers. Picture credit: Richard Austin
Fuji has unwrapped a nine-million-pixel digital camera called the FinePix S9500 Zoom, which boasts a 28-300mm lens (in 35mm viewing angle terms).
This year’s Wanderlust travel photography competition is now open for entries but – in a change from previous years – organisers have banned digitally manipulated images. The picture (right) was…
The public will get free internet access to some of the world’s most famous photographs as a result of a tie-up between two of America’s largest photographic houses.
The BBC News website is searching for ‘compelling’ digital images in its quest to find its Photographer of the Year 2005. Picture Credit: Veronica Carter
Independent lens maker Sigma has released a 28-300mm ‘DG’ lens designed for both film and digital SLRs.
Police are appealing for anyone with photographs or mobile phone images taken at the scenes of today’s minor explosions in London to send them to www.police.uk
Kodak is to slash up to 10,000 more jobs worldwide as a result of a faster than expected decline in sales of traditional products such as film.
Konica Minolta has joined forces with Sony to develop digital SLRs featuring the Minolta A-type lens bayonet mount system such as that featured on the Dynax 7D.
Konica Minolta is poised to release a 6.1-million-pixel digital SLR called the Dynax 5D – billed as a lighter, smaller, easier-to-use version of its award-winning brother, the Dynax 7D.