Google has released a new JPEG encoder that it says can reduce file size by up to 35% with minimal quality loss.

Entries are now open for the 2017 Leica Oskar Barnack Awards, with a category for established professionals as well as up-and coming photographers under the age of 25 – the Newcomer Award, offering a prize pool of 80,000 euros.

Sony has revealed the shortlists for the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards. Two Australian photographers are on the shortlist for their categories, putting them in the top 10, while eight have placed in the top 50 for their respective categories.

The winner of the 2017 FotoEvidence Book Award is photojournalist Poulomi Basu for "A Ritual of Exile: Blood Speaks". It investigates the causes and the consequences of normalised violence against women in Nepal.

Canon Australia has launched a new campaign to help professional photographers and creatives realise their biggest ideas.

The World Press Photo Foundation has announced the winners of its renowned contests, the 60th annual World Press Photo Contest. Winning the coveted World Press Photo of the Year was Burhan Ozbilici, a staff photographer for The Associated Press.

Pawtraits is a 350-page photographic collection capturing man’s best friend at their most adorable, playful, mischievous and just downright lovable moments shot by Ken Drake, from Zoo Studios.

Markus Andersen spent a year documenting the Sydney suburb of Cabramatta, one that is emblematic of modern Australia – urban, busy,and brimming with multicultural activity. The outcome, his recently published book, CABRAMATTA: A Moment in Time.

Entries to Australia's Top Emerging Photographers 2017 close on 20 February, 11:59pm AEST. You won't want to miss this opportunity. Read on for seven compelling reasons to get your entries in as soon as possible.

Early-bird entries for Australia's Top Emerging Photographers 2017 close soon! Share in over $21,000 in cash and prizes, and have your work grace the cover of one of our biggest editions of the year.

Read on to find out about all the great stuff we've crammed into the January/February edition of Capture.

Over two days UNLESS YOU WILL gathers local and international photographers, book makers, thinkers, curators, publishers, and enthusiasts together for a unique event at RMIT University in Melbourne.

Each year, Capture magazine attracts a judging panel for the Australia’s Top Emerging Photographers contest that comprises some the best photographers from Australia, and around the globe. Read on to see who is judging this year.

Joel Santos became the first-ever Portuguese overall winner in the award’s 14-year history, beating photographers from 123 countries to take the title of Travel Photographer of the Year 2016, along with the £4,000 first prize.

Capture’s largest, most-inspiring edition of the year, The Annual, was released in early November. Keen to learn who made it into this very special issue, then read on...