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One of the world’s leading photography festivals has just concluded its opening week celebrations.

At a time when many magazine companies are experiencing downturns in profits as a result of falling advertising revenues, Future Publishing is expanding, with its latest launch being aimed at digital photography enthusiasts.

The world’s first compact 3D digital camera is being launched by Fujifilm in the UK in September after its initial summer launch in Japan.

An exhibition of winning photographs from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies' ‘What is Crime?’ competition are being exhibited in a Brixton gallery in an attempt to get viewers thinking about the definition of crime.

Olympus is launching a new digital version of its Pen camera, which was a success the first time around in the 60s and 70s.

Sony is to release three new digital SLR cameras next month. The Alpha 230, Alpha 330 and Alpha 380 will be available in the UK from mid-June, and retail prices will start at £530 for the cheapest model, the A230.

Lord Carlile QC, who is in charge of reviewing terror legislation, has warned police against using terror laws to stop photographers taking pictures of officers.

Most amateur photographers would jump at the chance to get an expert to critique their work for free. The Guardian is allowing people such a chance through their Camera Club group.

Mary McCartney, the eldest daughter of Sir Paul and his late wife Linda, is exhibiting her photographic work at the National Trusts’ Nunnington Hall in North Yorkshire between 16 and 26 June.

The strength of the digital SLR camera market has prompted Canon to resurrect plans to build a huge manufacturing plant.

Kodak’s oldest camera film, Kodachrome, is being discontinued after 75 years.

US Library of Congress releases a collection of the historic FSA images of the 1930s great depression on Flickr

The Pixon 12, from Samsung, will the first 12 megapixel camera phone to be released, beating efforts from Sony Ericsson and LG to release one first.

Kew Gardens, in London, is hosting the second annual special exhibition of more than 100 images from the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition.

A new mid-range DSLR is being launched by Pentax in competition against the Nikon D5000 and the Canon 500D.

Surrey photographer Chris Whiteoak took the top prize at the industry’s Regional Press Awards last Friday.

Jobo has released the first of three new ultra-thin digital photo frames. The Jobo Nano 7 is just 9mm thick and comes in three versions: Basic, Pro and Media. It has a high resolution TFT-Color-LCD display measuring 7 inches and is operated via remote control.

Polaroid has launched its new PoGo camera, which processes digital photos through its in-built camera within 60 seconds of you taking the pictures.

Researchers have demonstrated the fastest camera in the world, which has a shutter speed of just a half a billionth of a second.

Experimental pinhole photographers, Jamie House and Justin Quinnell, are working on a project which will involve a huge interactive camera obscura being opened to the public in Cornwall.

Taking pictures of marine life while diving and snorkelling is a real treat, with many amateur photographers eager to have a go at capturing magical underwater scenery. A new gadget offers an affordable solution for photographers that want to snap the fishes and coral when on holiday, a specific photography course or trip, or a diving expedition.

Although the Apple iPhone is not famous for having a great camera, its Apps Store includes several great applications that can enhance the camera’s performance and make it really fun to use.

Eastleigh works is having a series of open days, giving photographers the chance to take pictures of its collection of historic steam, diesel and electric trains.

American photographer, David Zimmerman has won the prestigious top prize at the Sony World Photography Awards and has been named its ‘Photographer of the Year.’ He won the US$25,000 prize for his entry into the Landscape category of the legendary competition.

Transport for London (TfL) has revamped its website to make it clearer and easier to apply for a £34.50 license to take photographs in the London Underground.

As the digital camera market continues to thrive, with manufacturers desperate to differentiate themselves from their competitors, Fujifilm may do just that with the launch of the first truly usable 3D camera.

Magazine publisher Time Inc and photo library giant, Getty Images, have teamed up to offer the web’s largest collection of photographs.

The British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) has launched its 2009 photography competition, which it is launching at the same time as a new underwater photography course, to help budding photographers improve in time for next year’s competition.

The new 15.1Mp Canon EOS 500D offers Full High Definition (HD) video capability to users who prefer digital SLR cameras.

As the recession takes hold of many industries and some people find that hobbies take a back-seat while money is tight, photography seems to have escaped the doom and gloom and digital camera sales are booming.

A total of 44 photographers have won prizes at the Sony World Photography Awards 2009, from a list of 186 shortlisted nominees.

Birmingham’s art centre and gallery space, the Custard Factory, is to host a swap shop for amateur and professional photographers in the region, which hopes to raise awareness of the need for a permanent space for photography to be exhibited in the city.

Celebrated 16th century Italian master, Caravaggio, may have been one of the earliest users of photographic techniques according to new research.

A group of 14 to 16-year-olds have been given the opportunity to tell their own story through a photography book.

A festival of photography is to be held in several venues across Derby from 6 March to 05 April 2009, in celebration of all things photographic and cinematic.

A new ‘hybrid’ camera, a compact digital camera that allows users to interchange camera lenses, is to be launched by Samsung later in 2009.

A shortlist of 186 photographers has been revealed by Sony for its World Photography Awards final stages.

The Digital Photographer of the Year competition organised by Digital Camera Magazine, has announced this year's winners.

The government introduced new laws on 16 February, under the Counter Terrorism Act, that may prevent people from taking photographs freely.

Speaking to The Independent’s careers section, Michael Regnier - the commissions and features editor at Panos Pictures - says photography is still a great choice for a career.

A photo of President Abraham Lincoln, which was taken by photographer, Alexander Hesler in 1860, is being exhibited once more, after being restored.

As the credit crunch continues to limit the work available for many people, lots of amateur photographers, who take pictures as a hobby, are beginning to realise they can make money from ‘stock photography’ websites.

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Gaming brand Sony PlayStation has launched a European online photography competition asking for PlayStation fans to submit pictures that reflect the 'PlayStation spirit'.

Samsung is expected to uncover its new 12 megapixel camera phone at the Barcelona Mobile World Congress which is to be held this month.

If you are struggling to think of that perfect gift for the budding photographer in your life, then look no further. Designer Sharad Haksay, has launched a new calendar that looks exactly like a camera lens.

The 2009 shortlisted nominees for the Europe’s most prestigious photography competition are to have their work exhibited in London, ahead of the awards.

Getty Images director, Hugh Pinney, has advice for amateur photographers on how to take that perfect picture at a special event.

Polaroid has sold off its equipment and factories to a new firm set up in order to conceive and manufacture analogue 'Instant Film' for vintage Polaroid cameras.

Barack Obama, the US president-elect, has achieved another ‘first’ in having his official presidential portrait taken with a digital camera.

Amateur photographer, Bruce Yates, used a fisheye camera lens for his Windland Smith Rice Award-winning photograph of a lemon shark, giving the impression that the fish is grinning into the camera.

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