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.

Like-for-like sales fall at Jessops

A sudden downturn in digital camera market in February hit profits at high street photographic chain Jessops for the year ended 30 September 2005. However, a ‘partial recovery’– helped by…

An enthusiast who found a 50-year-old roll of exposed film among items he bought on eBay discovered that the pictures it contained were still intact when he processed it.

Photographers could face paying more than £12 extra for processing their Agfa Scala black and white slide films in the wake of AgfaPhoto UK going into administration last month.

London mayor Ken Livingstone is no longer suggesting – openly at least – that signs should be put up in public areas to warn parents of the supposed dangers of

Previously unseen pictures documenting the filming of a missing 1922 movie of a novel by Charlotte Brönte can be revealed for the first time in AP. Picture credit: The Brönte…