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A picture paints a thousand words and it has always been the case that a great photo can light up any page of a newspaper.

In today’s world of digital technology and citizen journalists lurking on every corner, photographers and photography have never been so important. Here you will find all the stories we have carried about this sector of the industry.

View contest's entries online

The nominated photographs for the Picture Editors’ Awards 2000 can now be viewed online. More than 700 entries have been whittled down to the final 44, and all of the photos and portfolios can be viewed here. The finalists were

Love in a Box exhibition

An exhibition of photos by Carlisle News and Star photographer Ian Cooper, which capture the suffering of children in Romania, has opened to the public. The pictures, at Carlisle library, show youngsters who have Aids or who live in street

Mark is in A Land of Plenty

Photos that feature heavily in the BBC’s new drama In a Land of Plenty were produced by press photographer Mark Campbell. In the drama the audience gets to see dozens of black and white photos taken by James. And the

Party time for 30 more photographers

Thirty photographers who enter the 2000 Picture Editors’ Awards – but miss out on being nominated – will still get the chance to party. Sponsors Fujifilm are making it possible for them to be invited to the awards ceremony at

Impending fatherhood lands a photojournalist in hospital

Page 1 of 2 Becoming a father for the first time is a major event in any man’s life. But for Scarborough photojournalist Keith Meatheringham, the event was complicated by a serious asthma attack. Here is his story about a

Mark is in A Land of Plenty

Photos that feature heavily in the BBC’s new drama In a Land of Plenty were produced by press photographer Mark Campbell. In the drama the audience gets to see dozens of black and white photos taken by James. And the

Double win for Northern Echo snappers

A trainee photographer has beaten her more experienced colleagues to win a prestigious award. Sarah Nicholson, of the Northern Echo, was awarded Sports Photographer of the Year at the North East Sports Awards in Newcastle. It is the 23-year-old’s first

Picture Editors' nominations announced

The names in the frame for the Picture Editors’ Awards 2000 have been decided. The nominations include photographers from the local, regional and national press, as well as agency workers and freelance talent. The Awards Ceremony will be held in

Jury announced for Picture Editors' Awards 2000

The jury for the Picture Editors’ Awards 2000 has been announced. It includes picture editors drawn from regional, national and Sunday titles. Entries for the Awards close at noon on Monday, January 15. The AwardsCeremony will be held in the

Focusing on a career in pictures

A regional press photographer is enjoying his 50th year focusing his skills to snap the top shots. Frank Knowles has been at the Bolton Evening News since 1951, when he joined the company aged 15. He plans to retire in

Corporation to sponsor student photographic awards

As part of its continuing sponsorship of the Picture Editors’ Awards, theCorporation of London is to fund a National Student Awards scheme forstudents planning a career in photographic journalism. The Awards will be organised by the Picture Editors’ Guild, and