On the Berwickshire Coastal Path, 2013, from the series, 'A Fine Line' © Colin McPherson/Impressions Gallery

Four Scottish photographers share their vision of Scotland ahead of the Scottish Independence Referendum this month

The Kwanon, Canon's first camera, was created in 1934

Canon celebrates anniversary of its first camera, the Kwanon, named after the Buddhist goddess of mercy

Image @dinalf

Photo sharing community and smartphone app, EyeEm, announces shortlisted entries for its inaugural award

Weekly briefing: a round-up of this week's technology news

The Olympus PEN E-PL7 is an interchangeable lens camera that puts you in the picture

In February 2011, the Arab Spring spread to Libya. After a week-long siege, the town of Ajdabiya fell when French aircraft bombed the Gaddafi-loyalist troops. Here, a local man is pictured thanking God for the victory while standing on a burning tank. He was aware of Mads Nissen, the photographer, so he was actively presenting an image of himself for the camera. Image © Mads Nissen, courtesy Panos Pictures

The line between popular culture and the reality of conflict is no longer clear cut, but where does this leave photography?

Leica declares its new M-P rangefinder to be the best M camera it has ever made

Image © Karina Tengberg

Photographers who attended recent workshops with Ian Berry, Chris Steele-Perkins, Olivia Arthur and Jacob Aue Sobol feature as part of BJP’s Magnum Photos Workshop partnership


Kodak announces it will no longer manufacture Professional BW400CN film

James Foley, Syria 2012

Islamic State militant group claims to have beheaded photojournalist James Foley, who went missing in Syria in 2012

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Enter BJP’s International Photography Award for a chance to win an exhibition of your work

Image © Matt Henry

Lust, desire and the darkness of human nature lie at the heart of a Brighton photographer's cinema-inspired images

Image © Laura Kale

Class of 2014: the subconscious mind and performance art inspire Laura Kale's self-portraits

Stripes. Image © Patty Carroll

In her Chicago playhouse, Patty Carroll uses a treasure trove of props and fabrics to create her ‘draped portraits’


Powerful studio flash systems can now be made truly portable, as Profoto’s new B1 Off-Camera Flash kit demonstrates

Image © Gemma Padley

Exhibition featuring work by British photographer Daniel Meadows is on show in Birmingham

City of London, March 2008

Photographing herself over a seven-year period, Polly Penrose records the passage of time in a quietly defiant body of work

George Plimpton and Devotees, Elaine's, New York City, January 1999, from Larry Fink on Composition and Improvisation. Image © Larry Fink, courtesy Aperture, 2014

Two books from Aperture this summer capture the current zeitgeist for playful experimentation, writes Colin Pantall

Work in progress, from the series The Detective. Image © Natasha Caruana

BMW Young Photographer in Residence at the Nicéphore Niépce Museum, Natasha Caruana, talks to BJP

Image © Vanessa Winship

Vanessa Winship, whose work is on show in a major retrospective in Madrid, describes what photography means to her