January 30, 2015  • 

The first recipient of the Photo Life Student Award, Brandon Brookbank is a 22-year-old photographic artist born in Halifax, N.S. Brookbank was selected by the Photo Life team and David duChemin for his most distinctive student work.

January 31, 2015  • 

Exposure Photography Festival

Now in its second decade, Exposure Photography Festival celebrates Alberta’s vibrant and diverse photographic community throughout the month of February.

January 30, 2015  • 

Julien Bourbon: Photographing the Present With the Tools of the Past

In order to get people interested in the little-known technique of collodion photography, about a year ago Julien Bourbon began a portrait project with Québécois artists. Don't miss this interview in our February/March issue, now on newsstands!

January 30, 2015  • 

Cool Gadget: Atomos Shogun 4K Recorder

From its great design to its easy learning curve, the Atomos Shogun is a must-have for anyone looking to get the most out of their video. With the Shogun, it has never been easier to understand and access your camera’s best video quality.

January 30, 2015  • 

Do you recommend a close-up filter accessory for macro photography?

I cannot afford to buy a macro lens right now, but in a book on close-up photography I read that a supplementary close-up filter, such as the Canon 500D, is a useful alternative. Apparently, it forces any lens to focus much closer than usual for true macro photos. Do you recommend this for owners of digital SLRs?

January 29, 2015  • 

Illustrating a Song With Photographs

Photo Life is proud to partner with Seneca students to document their journey through the school curriculum. This week Milan Surd shares about illustrating a song with photographs.


January 28, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

This will be the largest digital camera ever made. "Pseudo-wedding photographer" Neil Ta's perspective is refreshing. Photographer and filmmaker Anton Corbjin shares about his work and approach. Is photographing the northern lights on your photo to-do list for this winter? These are some realities of being a pro phorographer.

January 27, 2015  • 

Sony World Photography Awards Launch New Mobile Phone Award

The World Photography Organisation has announced a new Mobile Phone Award for the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards. Photographers are invited to submit an image shot between January 27 and February 27, 2015.

January 27, 2015  • 

Toronto Exhibition Examines Photography and Glamour

Through April 5, Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto is presenting Burn With Desire: Photography and Glamour. Curated by Dr. Gaëlle Morel, this exhibition looks Hollywood portraits, red-carpet images and fim-set photos to examine the role that photography has played in defining glamour since the 1920s.

January 26, 2015  • 

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Open for Entries

Open through February 26, the 51st Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is open to amateur, professional and youth photographers around the world. Wildlife Photographer of the Year is co-owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide.

January 26, 2015  • 

Exploring Subways through Photography

Stephen Bulger Gallery in Toronto is presenting Subway: A Group Show Exhibition through March 14. This exhibition combines historical and contemporary images to celebrate subways. Both quotidien and otherworldly, subways are a necessary part of the lives of many people who live in cities.