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amateur world photography winner 2011Ten amateur photographers have been picked from 51,000 entrants as the Open category winners of the 2011 Sony World Photography Awards.

pembroke fish week photo contestAmateur photographers with an interest in the ocean should enter their photographs into this year's Pembrokeshire Fish Week contest.

Media reports have suggested that Hugo Burnand has been chosen to do the wedding photography for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s forthcoming wedding.

world-photography-festivalOne of the biggest dates on the photography calendar is fast approaching - the World Photography Festival will be held in London from 26 April to 1 May 2011.

Time and Tide exhibitionA new photography exhibition focusing on UK piers is to be displayed on Saltburn Pier.

RSPBAmateur photographers with an interest in wildlife should consider entering the RSPB and Associated British Ports (ABP)'s Humber Estuary Wildlife Photography Competition.

Lives Great PhotographersjpegA photography exhibition will open next month which celebrates the lives and work of some of history’s most exceptional photographers.

format festivalThe Format Festival, which will take place in Derby throughout March, will focus on street photography, with work from international photographers on display

ephotozineOur online Photography Videos have been given the 'Thumbs Up' by ePHOTOzine - one of the worlds largest online photography communities.

Daniel Radcliffe photographerHarry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe, 21, is to launch himself into a whole new world - photography.

leica-m9Camera company Leica has put out an official statement following rumours it was poised to release its first mirrorless compact camera.

cardiff-arcadesAmy Davies, 23, was keen to showcase the architecture, businesses and people who use the arcades each day, so set about creating a photo project to highlight them.

teeside-university-photo-competitionTeesside University ­ which was voted university of the years 2009/10 - has launched a photography competition to celebrate the opening of its new campus.

nikon p300Nikon has added a new camera to its COOLPIX Performance range, bringing added features and functionality.

press associationOur photography videos could help you brush up on your skills and earn a few quid because In a landmark deal, the Press Association has agreed to permit amateur photographers to sell their news-related images through the press agency.

i-padApple’s digital photography department has advertised for an iOS Photography Software Engineer to develop photography applications for the Mac and iPad.

national-trust-restrictionsIf the National Trust buys up tracts of woodland as part of the government's possible forest sale, photographers could face further restrictions on the images they can take within these areas.

canon-eos-60dAmateur photographers from across the UK have voted the Canon EOS 60D as their favourite camera of the year.

rogovinAmerican social documentary photographer, Milton Rogovin, who dedicated much of his life to taking photographs to highlight social injustice, has died at the aged 101.

london-street-photo-competitionNeed to brush up your photo skills? Then take a look at our Photography Videos because a new exhibition being arranged by the Museum of London is calling amateur photographers across the country to send in their photographs.

hailsham-in-bloomHailsham in East Sussex has launched a new photography competition to support the town's bid to win the 2011 'South & South East in Bloom' title.

cornish-traditional-cottages-logoCornish Traditional Cottages has announced a new national photography contest for the front cover of its next holiday brochure.

Veolia-wildlife-photographerThis year's Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition has opened for entries.

RNLI-photographer-of-yearThe 2010 Royal National Lifeboat Institution's Photographer of the Year competition has been won by a man who was left a camera in his friend's will.

james-morris-exhibitionA new photography exhibition designed to smash the tourist clichés associated with Wales will launch on 12 January.

Swindon photography exhibitionA community group is going back in time with the launch of a new photography exhibition which charts the history of the local area and its residents.

The Librarian, Liz McGettigan by Rosita McKenzie A new photography exhibition has been launched in Scotland in support of National Braille Week.

Papworth TrustPapworth Trust, one of the country's leading disability charities, has launched its first photography competition.

cottingley fairiesA former president of the Folklore Society has said that the famous Cottingley Fairies images were exposed as a hoax a decade earlier than most people think.

Youngs logoOne of the country's oldest photography shops has been forced to close its doors as a result of the recession.

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Puff balls emitting spores at Pipers Hill shot by Les ClarkeWorcestershire Wildlife Trust is calling for entries to its photography competition, which will see the winning images featured on its annual calendar.

Image: One of last year's winning images - Puff balls emitting spores at Pipers Hill shot by Les Clarke

snow photographySnow ­ how can something so beautiful cause so many problems?  And not just transport problems.  Snow photography can be tricky because your camera can get it wrong and make very bright scenes look dark and dreary.

Panasonic Lumix DMC GF2The Lumix DMC-GF2 digital system camera is almost 20 per cent smaller and seven per cent lighter than its predecessor, the Lumix DMC-GF1, which came out last year.

Huntress with Buck by David ChancellorA striking portrait of a teenage girl hunting in South Africa has netted its photographer a major prize.

Bellowing-stag-Richmond-ParkIt's all about the royals at the moment, following the news of Prince William and Kate Middleton's engagement, so check out this new photography competition, run by the Royal Parks.

Pasha and BayadèreAn extremely rare photograph worth more than £100,000 has been preserved for the nation after overseas buyers were fended off.

Metro OnlineFreebie newspaper Metro has launched an online photography competition, giving amateur photographers all across the country the chance to enter their images of autumn.

royal weddingIn light of the royal wedding announcement, any photographers hoping to get a snap of Kate and William on their big day will be embroiled in a level of security not seen since the days of Princess Diana.

Photography videos launch pr imageOur new photography videos subscription service for amateur, enthusiast and semi-pro photographers has launched here at PhotographyCourses.Biz with content chosen by subscribers.

FREE stuffLandscape Photographer of the yearAn atmospheric image of Dorset's Corfe Castle on a frosty morning has netted the photographer, Antony Spencer, the coveted Landscape Photographer of the Year award.

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One of the world's most popular singer/songwriters, Elton John, is considering establishing a museum to display his private photography collection and personal memorabilia to the public.


nicephore-niepceA previously undiscovered method used by the man acknowledged to be the world's first photographer has been unveiled by scientists.

the-pheasantA Crosby-based pub owner is hunting for budding photographers to capture his building on camera and have the image turned into postcards.

E-O-HoppeA selection of photographs from one of the earliest celebrity photographers are due to go on display at the National Portrait Gallery in central London.

Julie ElliotA photography student got political with his MA dissertation assignment and captured the journey of a prospective parliamentary candidate from her selection as a candidate through to the moment she first took her set in the House of Commons.

brighton photo biennialThe Brighton Photo Biennial (BPB) is taking place throughout October and November and will showcase a range of both discovered and commissioned works from photographers from all corners of the globe.

photography newsA leading press photography tutor has been given a retirement send-off from some of the world's leading news photographers - all of whom were his past pupils.

biplanesA grant from the Heritage Lottery will fund a project to digitise and make available online a million aerial photographs, dating back to 1919.

soton1A leading technical photographer has been giving tips on how best to photograph architecture and the built environment.

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