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UK Parliament to Host ‘209 Women’ Photographic Exhibition

13 December 2018 A photographic exhibition opening tomorrow in UK Parliament will showcase portraits of 209 female members of parliament, taken by 209 female photographers. The photo project, named ‘209 Women’, is being launched to mark 100 years since the passing of the Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act, which allowed women over 21 to become […]

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Opens LUMIX People’s Choice Award

11 December 2018 You can now have your say in the longest running wildlife competition of its kind by voting in the newly named LUMIX People’s Choice Award. Admirers of wildlife photography around the world can choose their favourite from 25 images, pre-selected by the Natural History Museum from over 45,000 submissions from 95 countries. […]

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2018 National Geographic Photo Contest – The Winners in Pictures

10 December 2018 A photo of thousands of recalled Volkswagen and Audi cars sit idly in the Mojave Desert has been chosen as the grand-prize winner of the 2018 National Geographic Photo Contest. Selected from nearly 10,000 entries, the photo, titled ‘Unreal’, was captured by violinist, pilot and photographer Jassen Todorov from the United States. […]

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New Photography Competition Bringing Species Back from the Brink

6 December 2018 A new photography competition is calling on filmmakers and photographers to help save UK plant and wildlife species from the brink of extinction.  Back from the Brink hopes to raise awareness of vanishing wildlife across the British Isles.  The project focuses in particular on the conservation of 20 species, including the Cornish […]

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‘Capturing Ecology’ Photography Competition – The Winners in Pictures

30 November 2018 An image of a lone adult king penguin standing amongst a crowd of chicks won the first prize in the British Ecological Society’s annual photography competition, ‘Capturing Ecology’. The photographer, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pretoria Chris Oosthuizen, also won the Dynamic Ecosystems category with an image of a southern […]

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Some of the Best Smartphone Editing Apps

29 November 2018 These days we’re spoiled for choice with portable image editing apps.  Most smartphones come ready with a host of competitive tools and settings, but if you’re after something more sophisticated – or perhaps just a bit of fun – here is a selection of just some other great apps for photo editing […]

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Top Rated Smartphone Cameras of 2018

27 November 2018 Gone are the days when smartphones were considered only suitable for the occasional snapshot, without the quality of a ‘real’ camera.  Brands have been making waves with camera technology that allows the humble smartphone to compete with some of the best compact cameras on the market, and even some DSLRs… We take […]

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The 2018 EPSON International Pano Award – The Winners in Pictures

20 November 2018 A spring sunrise, a snow-capped bonsai tree, and an electric storm brought inspiration to some of the world’s best panoramic photographs of 2018. Of the around 5,000 entries from 74 countries around the world, the judges of the 2018 EPSON International Pano Awards selected Veselin Atanasov from Bulgaria as the Open Photographer of […]

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Google Launches Pixel Camera Night Sight to Rave Reviews

16 November 2018 Google has launched a radical new feature in its Pixel smartphone camera, it’s called Night Sight and it’s proving hugely popular. Night Sight is a camera mode that brightens shots and brings out more colour detail when shooting in low-light conditions.  It comes with the Pixel’s camera app and is being rolled […]

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When Digital Meets Analogue – the New Wave of Instant Cameras

14 November 2018 It’s been 70 years since the Polaroid Corporation brought the miracle of nearly instant imaging to the world, and it’s in the midst of something of a comeback, boosted by new tech and an old aesthetic. Despite never really disappearing exactly, instant photography took a bit of tumble in the late 20th […]

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