This Week in Photography – news from 8-14 December

The most expensive image in history

Welcome to our weekly photography news section, with the stories that matter to serious photographers from the week of 8-14 December 2014.

Which famous photographer are you actually like?

Which famous photographer are you actually like?

To celebrate the launch of The Photography Show 2015 and the world-famous photographers who will be speaking there, we created this quick quiz that attempts to answers the classic question… which famous photographer are you most like?

Can you identify these famous photos from just a tiny section of the image?

Can you identify these famous photos from just a tiny section of the image?

Are these photographs so famous that you don’t even need to see the whole picture to know what is? We’ve got a surprise for everyone who takes the quiz!

New Leica video celebrates iconic photos through history: can you spot them all?

New Leica video celebrates iconic photos in history: can you spot them all?

Leica is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its first camera with a new video that pays homage to some of the most iconic images throughout the history of photography. How many can you spot?

This Week in Photography – news from 29 September – 5 October

Nikons in space

Welcome to our weekly photography news section, with the stories that matter to serious photographers from the week of 29 September to 5 October 2014.

6 photography quotes every photographer should live by

6 photography quotes every photographer should live by

Learn from the famous photographers and true legends of photography with our practical guide to the five best photography quotes ever uttered and how you can put them into practice.

Surreal portraits: how to shoot and combine images into a Dali-inspired selfie

Surreal portraits: how to shoot and combine images into a Dali-inspired selfie

Discover how to shoot and combine a series of frames to create a seamless mid-air self-portrait inspired by the master of surreal portraits, Salvador Dali.

History of photography: why Fox Talbot is photography’s most important pioneer

History of photography: why William Henry Fox Talbot is photography's most important pioneer

This year marks the 175th anniversary of Sir William Henry Fox Talbot’s formal documentation of the photographic process in 1839. To celebrate this landmark achievement we will be running a series of special articles tracing the history of photography over the past 175 years and examining some of its finer moments.

Getty opens archive to bloggers for free with new embedding tool

Getty opens archive to bloggers for free with new embedding tool

Bloggers and editors of ‘non-commercial websites’ can now use photos from Getty Images’ archive for free.

The world’s largest photo agency has announced a new embed tool that will allow people to embed and share Getty’s images at no cost on non-commercial websites, blogs and social media channels.

16 old pictures of London landmarks… and how they look today

16 old pictures of London landmarks… and how they look today

To mark the launch of the new version of its popular app Streetmuseum, The Museum of London has released 16 old pictures of London which juxtapose the historic views with their present-day perspective