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5 April - Jpeg 2000 stock market binary options lossless compression plugin for Photoshop. What seems to be the new emerging standard for jpeg compression is already available as a plugin. Read all about it at the jpeg website. Download the plugin here...


4 April 2003 -
Launch of the 2003 Vodafone / NIPPA Press Photographers competition. See more...

4 April 2003 - Pocket Phojo 2.0 released.
Idruna Software's Pocket Phojo , US$499 software for browsing, editing, captioning and transmitting photos from a Pocket PC device, has been updated to v2.0. Changes include much faster browsing of thumbnails, a clever 100% magnification viewing mode for checking sharpness, additional methods for transferring and transmitting photos and more. An  Idruna press release notes that Pocket PC devices equipped with Pocket Phojo 2.0 are being used by some news organizations covering the war in Iraq.
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28 March 2003 - Vodafone gets the picture! See more...
 

21 March 2003 - IPR/BT Press and Broadcast Awards. Andy McConnell from the Newsletter picked up the top prize of the evening for photographers. See more...
17 March 2003 - Congratulations to top snapper Alan Lewis for baring all on behalf of Comic Relief - £565.00 and still counting.

13 March 2003 - New Chairman for NIPPA.
The Northern Ireland Press Photographers Association (NIPPA) has appointed a new Chairman and management committee to lead and develop the organisation. See more...

11 March 2003
- Photopak professional photographers trade show will be held in the Hilton Hotel, Templepatrick on Wednesday March 19th 2003 from 9.00am to 6.30pm.


10th March 2003
- Picture Editors Awards 2003.
A jury of 25 Picture Editors from newspapers and agencies across the UK and Ireland have assessed more than 2,100 entries for the 2003 Awards. See more...


No date - Press Photography in Northern Ireland - A Critical Analysis by Jim Maginn." I reckon that as a consumer of locally produced newsprint I deserve and expect better photographs in our papers." Surely I am not alone in this. See more...


22nd November 2002 - A new exhibition of road racing photographs, entitled ‘Beautiful Danger’ opened at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra on Friday 22nd November. The exhibition will run throughout 2003. Stephen Davison, a staff photographer with Pacemaker Press International and a regular contributor to Road Racing Ireland, took the 37 images on display over the past 10 years. Many of the pictures are new and have not been seen before, although there are also some images from his best-selling book on Joey Dunlop. See more...