05 Oct 2011
Just arrived: Nikon 1 system of mirrorless cameras
We just received the Nikon 1 system of cameras - the V1 and J1 - which we will put to the test over the next few days and weeks...
So, check back here for our first impressions of the new cameras, which were announced last month. In the meantime, you can also follow us on Twitter, Facebook and, if you have an iPhone, on Instagram [our handle is "bjp1854"] for photo insights.
Both cameras will be available for retail on 20 October in the UK and US. But, we'll have our first impressions of the cameras ready before that. Stay tuned for more updates...
- Luminous Books in East London is an artist curated bookshop specializing in second hand fiction, philosophy, art and curiosities.
- When The Photographer's Gallery closed to begin construction on a brand new space in Autumn 2011, many thought the bookshop would have closed with it. But in the spirit of keeping aspects of the gallery alive, talks and courses have continued to run in other locations and the Bookshop has been running from a temporary space.
- The Claire de Rouen Bookshop is not so much a place dealing with passing trade, but rather a destination people seek out, building its reputation based on word of mouth and those in the know
- Pastor Marrion P'Udongo has been called the "Oskar Schindler" of Congo, a man who's dedicated himself to saving and nurturing the lives of others. He's also been one of the most reliable fixers for photographers and journalists in the war-torn country, and he now needs your help
- Last month, CNN quietly announced it was laying off "a dozen" photojournalists across its US bureaus as, it says, the network can now rely on user-generated content thanks to new consumer technologies
- Earlier this month, Alec Soth took to eBay to raise funds for a charitable cause - the prize? A portrait commission with the Magnum photographer
- Rocco Rorandelli has been documenting the tobacco industry for the last three years, ever since he asked himself what lay behind a cigarette.
- When photographer Peter DiCampo decided to seek funds for his project Life Without Lights, he chose the Kickstarter platform instead of the more commonly used - at least in the photojournalism community - Emphas.is. But he had good reasons, he tells BJP
- Laura El-Tantawy has been working, for the past five years, on a long-term project about her homeland: Egypt. Now, as the country is undergoing massive political and social changes, she's appealing for help to continue her work
- Photographer Neil Osborne is raising funds on Emphas.is to document a success story - how one man has helped save the Black Turtle from extinction