Sony Ericsson Newsflash exhibition – the best cameraphone images of the year

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With improved cameras on our phones, we’re all equipped to capture the images that make the news. If you’re in doubt, check out Newsflash – an exhibition of cameraphone images that captured a moment.

Sponsored by Sony Ericsson and held at London’s Air Gallery, Newsflash features images taken by the British public that demonstrate how cameraphones are playing an increasingly prominent role in photo-journalism – from such extremes as a bird’s eye view of a burning church to Jenson Button’s first F1 win.

The exhibition also features cameraphone images taken by sporting pundits, including James Allen (Formula1), Nasser Hussain (cricket), Gaby Logan (football), Kenny Logan (rugby), Matthew Hoggard (cricket), Suzi Perry (motorcycle racing), Steve Backley (athletics), Robbie Earle (football), Annabel Croft (tennis) and Kelly Sotherton (athletics). And it features the best images discovered as part of the Sony Ericsson/Times competition to find the Cameraphone Photographer of the Year 2006, the winner of which was Ms Machmann-Morck, from Norway, who took the picture featured here of a fire at the Royal Academy.

Sony Ericsson Newsflash runs from 13 – 17 December 2006 at the Air Gallery, 32 Dover Street, London, W1S 4NE. Admission os free.

Sony Ericsson website

Dave Walker