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Barack Obama’s Right Hand Man

What happens when you are confronted with trying to get a photograph of former President Barack Obama and all that’s available is a smartphone camera, well not a lot unless you are lucky to be standing right next to the man.

Travel Photographer of the Year

From fiery lava flows to a magical, snow-swirled New York street scene that echoes an impressionist painting and from the imperious gaze of an elusive, endangered Iberian lynx to wonderfully minimalist images of West Kirby, England, the winning images in the 2016 international Travel Photographer of the Year awards (TPOTY) have been revealed, and they are stunning.

Sue Butler

My style of photography is very personal to me with macro being my favourite way to capture the beauty of nature. I am always looking for the small intricate details that people just seem to pass by and a lot of my work usually features one or two flowers or insects in the foreground focusing on their individual beauty and colours.

Matthew Cattell

I have recently been honoured with the title “Landscape Photographer of the Year” for my winning image of Starling Vortex – a photograph which captures a starling murmuration around the ruins of Brighton’s West Pier.

Wonderful, amazing and hilarious

In our second article featuring those wonderful, amazing and hilarious photographs from The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards which states "Conservation Through Competition" and it couldn't be a more fun way of doing so. We all like a good chuckle and watching...

Why Shoot Film

If you recognise this image, half photo half nothing then you will remember shooting film. If not then you may have begun your photography in the digital age. There was even someone who published a book of the first frame once the film had been loaded in the camera....

Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards

Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards, Angela Bohlke from the USA snatched the top prize in both the Overall and On the Land categories with her entertaining picture of a fox face-planting in the snow, which she captured in Yellowstone National Park.

Colin O’Brien

In Conversation with Colin O’Brien By Philip Gray Colin O’Brien took his first photographs of daily life in post-war London in 1948: he hasn’t stopped since. Still an enthusiastic and very active photographer*, his latest book, London Life, contains an extensive...

Tim Laman

The Bornean orangutan was officially listed as critically endangered, there is no doubt that orangutans are on the edge of extinction. Tim Laman, winner of both the Wildlife Photographer of the Year and The Wildlife Photojournalist Award Story, shows in his tragically beautiful images the story so far.

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