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...
April 2003 - Launch
of the 2003 Vodafone / NIPPA Press Photographers competition. See
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. See
March 2003 - IPR/BT Press and Broadcast
McConnell from the Newsletter picked up the top prize of the
evening for photographers. See
March 2003 -
Congratulations to top snapper Alan Lewis for baring all on
behalf of Comic
Relief - £565.00 and still counting.
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
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
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
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