The best read photography trade magazine in the world, BPI News, is back in business for a new year with a bumper selection of new gear and ideas to help photo specialist retailers thrive in challenging times. One year on from the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, we speak to that country’s photo software specialists Skylum about how they have continued to do business during a time of conflict. Back home we also hear from Lords Photography on how it has successfully pivoted to print as it has witnessed camera sales dwindle. There is exciting new kit on the way however, in the shape of the mirrorless Canon EOS R8 and R50 cameras, while we also get shaken, not stirred courtesy of a new James Bond themed camera from Leica