Guy Tillim interview

Source: Verbal Hmmm by daniel Cuthbert
"Mention legendary South African photographers in a conversation and in most cases, one name will often pop up and that’s Guy Tillim. Guy is one of South Africa’s top photographers, having started as a war photographer in the 80’s, during the Apartheid era and since then appealing to the art scene with his
imagery. Guy has won countless awards for his work, most recently the Oskar Barnack award for his series, Jo’burg, in 2005" read full interview

Hasselblad Debuts CFV-39 Digital Back

June 2009: The new Hasselblad CFV-39 digital back, custom built to match the design and functionality of Hasselblad V cameras, turns every V camera into an easy-to-use digital workhorse.

The 39-megapixel back, with a sensor twice the size of premier DSLRs, features two capture modes and a new digital lens correction technology for Carl Zeiss lenses, powered by Mac- and Windows-compatible Phocus image processing software.

The Press Photographer’s Year 2009

The Press Photographer's Year is unique. It is the only competition that recognises and showcases the outstanding press photography taken for the UK news media, and celebrates its fourth year.
"Even with a reduction in the category totals we were delighted to have received more entries than last year. The jury spent two long days in total, working through the 7,877 photographs, both in slideshow form, and as C-type prints, laid out on the huge Olivier foyer floor at the National Theatre.

PHOTOGRAPH OF THE YEAR - Rosie Hallam

Nikon roadmap leaked

"It appears Nikons 2009-10 schedule for release of cameras and lenses has been leaked. At least that is the claim. But it can of course just as well be fantasies or a wish list created by someone having to much time to spend!" - Nikon Rumors

Website under Construction

The SAJP website is currently under construction. We should be completed with the first phase of alterations by the 20th July 2009.

Kodak signs with Fore Good Group in South Africa

7th July 2009. Eastman Kodak has announced that it has appointed Optus Brands, a subsidiary of the Fore Good Group, as the national distributor and brand custodian for Kodak in South Africa.
 
Optus Brands will be responsible for the full distribution, commercial development, and marketing of Kodak digital cameras, accessories and devices, as well as consumables for retail printing and the servicing of Kodak retail digital printing systems. Currently there are 150 Kodak Express stores, over 600 Kodak digital printing outlets and over 1500 retail selling points for Kodak digital products to serve consumers countrywide.