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She came under criticism from members of her own party who distanced themselves from her remarks

The original celebrity photographer

As one of the very first society photographers, EO Hoppé captured images of everyone who was anyone in the arts and in politics between the two world wars, on both sides of the Atlantic.

Story of survival: How the BBC has revived photojournalism

The 'Human Planet' photographer tells Matthew Bell why he wanted a more elevated focus

Why it's essential to choose the right lens for the job

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Picture Editor's Guild Awards 2010

A new competition called the Picture Editor's Guild Awards has been established to reward the best photo journalists.

Portraits reveal a playful side to Marilyn Monroe

A relaxed Marilyn Monroe poses for a series of intimate pictures in a collection of previously unseen shots, which have been released almost 50 years after her death.

Press Photographer's Year 2010 - Winners Gallery

The results of the Press Photographer's Year 2010 were announced last night. Now in its fifth year, it is in the only competition to showcase the best photography used exclusively by the UK media.

Officers claim they don't need law to stop photographer taking pictures

Two police officers stopped a teenage photographer from taking pictures of an Armed Forces Day parade - and then claimed they did not need a law to detain him.

Kulwant Roy - History in the Making

The book 'History In The Making' is set for release later this week and includes over 500 remarkable photographs of Indian life in the early-to-mid 20th Century.

Images that defined 2009: World Press Photo of the Year awards

Beautiful or emotive, wry or powerful, here are some of the winners of the World Press Photo of the Year awards which were announced yesterday

Willy Ronis: Photographer celebrated for his documentary and reportage work of the mid-20th century

One afternoon in 1949 in the South of France, Willy Ronis came upon his wife Marie-Anne washing. She stood on a stone flagged floor, her shoulders illuminated by the strong Provencal sun. "I said to her, 'stay like that' and taking the camera from the chest of drawers, went three steps up the staircase and shot three frames." In that instant, Ronis made a portrait which has become emblematic of the romantic and wistful hedonism of post-war French photography. The innocent sensuality of a woman's body, set against the roughness of floors and walls, the intricate tracery of leaves and branches seen through an open window, all present, a tableau of a momentary paradise.

The unseen Sixties: Jagger's eyes & other tales

John 'Hoppy' Hopkins captured the spirit of the swinging decade and its soon-to-be superstars. His images go on show this week

Blood and Ice, By Robert Masello

Antarctic vampires fail to chill blood

Freelance photographer

Ed Kevill-Davies, 24, is a freelance photographer. He graduated with a degree in Photography from the London College of Communication in 2007

Sean Snyder, Index ICA, London

This is an extremely dull and earnest show by an American artist about very serious themes. These are alluded to in a series of monochromatic photographs on the right-hand wall of the downstairs gallery. Here we see pictures of the various devices we have used in recent years to record what happens in our lives, like cassette tapes from those small, portable tape-recorders that, technologically speaking, used to be the newest of the new. Video tapes are here too.

Photojournalism degree: image of perfection

Georgi Mabee, 23, studied a National Council for the Training of Journalists pre-entry photojournalism course at The Sheffield College.

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