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By Ruth Bourne | Articles, images, hints, tips and more: collated by and for members of Worcestershire Camera Club, UK.

Martin Parr's The Great British Seaside – a photo exhibition

The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich commissioned the photographer Martin Parr to take pictures for its forthcoming exhibition the The Great British Seaside, which opens on 23 March


Sony world photography awards 2018 – in pictures

Belching volcanoes, a boy cuddling his goat, an upside-down car … here are some of the winners in the national and open competition categories of the world’s largest photography competition<p>• The Sony world photography awards exhibition is at Somerset House, London, 20 April-6 May

Wes Anderson

Alive with artisans: Cairo’s al-Darb al-Ahmar district – a photo essay

Amid the historic quarter’s busy streets, a thousand workshops maintain centuries-old craftmaking traditions. These workers’ ancient skills are celebrated in a new exhibition at London’s Royal Geographical Society<p>“Whatever manufactured items there are in the world,” wrote the Ottoman traveller …


Sunrise Or Sunset Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos showing sunrises or sunsets in the Sunrise Or Sunset Photo contest with chances to win a …

Landscape Photography

The violence of flash photography

Susan Sontag was deliberately provocative when she coupled photography with violence. There is, she wrote in the essay "In Plato's Cave" (1977), …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

How To Use Google Lens On Your iPhone

Earlier this month Google made Google Lens available for non-Pixel Android devices, and this week it's finally started rolling the feature out to iOS …

San Francisco

Top 6 Mirrorless Cameras for Travel Photography

<b>Authored by George Minton</b><p>With travel photography becoming increasingly popular, a good quality camera is now a necessity for most travelers. But the …


12 Otherworldly Landscapes From the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

Beautifully surreal images.<p>The photographer James Monnington went to considerable lengths—and depths—to capture the free diver Julien Borde …


This U-2 Spy Plane Pilot Photographed the Northern Lights Up Close

Want to see what the Northern Lights look like up close? Ross Franquemont can show you. A U-2 spy plane pilot by day and a photographer by night, …


the photographs of Diane Arbus

When Diane Arbus' photographs were shown at New York's Museum of Modern Art in 1967, curators had to check regularly to see if any of the works had …

New York Times

Telephoto Vistas

Most people think of shooting a scenic as a grand landscape. Many photographers from urban areas escape the city to photograph the huge areas of the …

Landscape Photography

Johnny Dufort Is the Most Interesting New-Generation Photographer Right Now. Here’s Why.

The Saturday afternoon of Paris Fashion Week, I sat down with British photographer Johnny Dufort to chat about his work. Chances are you’ve already clocked what he does, whether it’s one of his campaigns for Balenciaga or Stella McCartney, or the editorials he has done with stylists Lotta Volkova …

New Orleans

This Mesmerizing Animation Consists of Google Earth Satellite Photos

Photographer Páraic McGloughlin took Google Earth satellite photos and strung them together into this extremely fast-paced animation titled <i>Arena</i>. The …

Google Earth

Should you upgrade from your smartphone camera? Here’s the difference…

<i>Darren Waters takes a trip with his photographer father to find out how smartphone cameras stack up against the type of kit the pros use.</i><p>The best …

Mobile Photography

Photography saved my life: Photography as therapy

<b>Geoff Harris talks to both photographers and therapists to see how image-making can help with mental health issues</b><p>Gone are the days when mental …

Mental Health

Want Amazing Landscape Photography With Your iPhone? Try These Mobile Photography Tips

I'll be the first to admit that my iPhone X isn't as good a camera as my Nikon D850.<p>However...my phone is pretty darn capable, and with all the …

Landscape Photography

Tips on how to shoot close-up flowers

<b>Jacky Parker shares her top tips on how to get stunning images of close-up flowers</b><p>Despite being married to a photographer for over 30 years, I only …

Landscape Photography

Week in pictures: 10 - 16 March 2018

<b>Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week.</b><p><b>All photographs are subject to copyright.</b>

Saudi Arabia

The wildlife photographer saving our ‘great apes’

THEY’RE our closest animal relatives, sharing an incredible 98 per cent of the same DNA, but they’re suffering as a result of human activity with …


Syrian Photographer Wins 7th HIPA Grand Prize of $120,000

Syrian photographer Mohamed Alragheb has won the $120,000 Grand Prize in the seventh annual Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International …


This American life: the artful eye of Walker Evans

New book captures the full and remarkable range of the American photographer devoted to capturing the everyday<p>Most Read

News (Ireland)

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Gentoo penguins, an albatross chick and spring crocuses are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

New South Wales

National Photographic Portrait prize finalists – in pictures

A selection of the finalists of the 2018 National Photographic Portrait prize. There were 3,224 entries this year and 43 finalists. The exhibition will be at the National Portrait Gallery from 24 March until 17 June, before touring the country.<p><i>Tre Dubbo</i><p><i>Shaymaa</i><p><i>The Spirit Walker</i><p><i>Blue Mountains</i> …


2018 FujiLove Photography Book


Bird Photographer of the Year 2018 – in pictures

The shortlist for the coveted Bird Photographer of the Year awards has been announced by Nature Photographers and the British Trust for Ornithology. Here we display a few of the entries in the running for the awards, which will be announced by Chris Packham in August at the annual Rutland …


Africa's week in pictures: 2-8 March 2018

<b>A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week.</b><p><b>Images courtesy of AFP, Reuters, PA and Getty Images</b>


In pictures: International Women's Day

<b>People around the world are marking International Women's Day with rallies against gender inequality and sexual discrimination.</b><p><b>All photos are copyright.</b>

Civil Rights

Art UK calls for photographers for public sculpture project

Society news<p>Members will recall reading in the <i>RPS Journal</i> of a project from Art UK which aimed to photograph all sculpture in UK public collections …


We put the Samsung Galaxy S9’s camera to the ultimate low-light test

The biggest addition to Samsung’s Galaxy S9 isn’t the dual camera system on the 6.2-inch Plus version — it’s the variable aperture available on the …

Mobile Photography