October 24, 2014  • 

New Zealand’s Antarctic Heritage Trust found the notebook of British explorer and photographer George Murray Levick from his expedition there from 1910 to 1913. This video tells the interesting story of its discovery and the restoration process.

October 23, 2014  • 

Working With a Theme

The Seneca @ York Independent Digital Photography Program is a two-year diploma course that prepares students for a freelance career and provides them with the necessary skill set to work in a multidisciplinary studio. Photo Life is proud to partner with Seneca students to document their journey through the school curriculum. This week Allison...

October 22, 2014  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here's a story about the challenges of large-format photography. This article shares 10 ideas of photo projects to do with kids. These images of a paint-covered Ferrari taken by Fabian Oefner are impressive. Check out these previously unseen images taken on the Titanic. This thrifty photographer made his own tilt-shift lens for $27.

October 21, 2014  • 

New Flickr App for iPad

Flickr has announced a new app for iPad, optimized for iOS 8, that offers live filters, professional editing tools, better search features and 1 TB of free storage. For more information, you can read their full press release.  

October 21, 2014  • 

Larry Towell: Afghanistan

The Stephen Bulger Gallery in Toronto is presenting their seventh exhibition of Larry Towell's work from October 25 to November 22. Larry Towell: Afghanistan features images made by the photojournalist in Afghanistan from 2008 to 2011.

October 20, 2014  • 

The Sixth Edmonton Photographic Tradeshow

The Edmonton Photographic Tradeshow 2014 is on November 2. Craig Minielly and Chris Large will lead keynote seminars. Other seminars offered include the Merits of Black and White, Telling the Story With Travel and Outdoor Images, Off Camera Flash—Let There Be Light!, and Make photography Easy—With Calibration!


October 17, 2014  • 

Frame by Frame

Frame by Frame Photoforum 2014 is coming up on November 1 and 2 in Regina, Saskatchewan, at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. The weekend’s presenters include Freeman Patterson, Dennis Fast, Mufty Mathewson, Larry Easton, Dr. Branimir Gjetvaj and Mike Grandmaison.

October 16, 2014  • 

5 Interesting Reads

What do you think about Getty's new business model? This photographer's manifesto is refreshing. One image can drastically impact one's career. Liz Kaszynski is an aerial photographer for the F-35. Photographer Maxime Plantady photographs Montreal like a film.

October 15, 2014  • 

How can I get rid of white spots that appear in all my photos?

Recently all the photos taken with my digital SLR have white spots at two specific places. A friend suggested that it's caused by dead pixels and would require repairs by a service centre. Can't I get rid of them by cleaning the sensor? I do see a lot of coloured spots in JPEGs made during night photography, but I guess that's a different problem....

October 14, 2014  • 

John Folsom’s New Banff-Area Photographs

From October 25 to November 22, Newzones in Calgary is featuring John Folsom's Diminishing Returns. This new process-oriented series focuses on the Banff area's role as a tourist destination, while also pointing out the impact of climate change.

October 9, 2014  • 

The Adventure-Proof Ricoh WG-30W

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation has announced the launch of the new Ricoh WG-30W. Building on the heritage of the amazing adventure-proof cameras in the WG series, the WG-30W comes equipped with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and advanced smartphone support functions so one can easily browse through and download their adventures to share with...

October 8, 2014  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Photographer Paul Wainwright creates photo art using a giant Y-shaped pendulum. This photo shows a F-15 refueling while flying. Don't make these mistakes with your online portfolio. Photographer Ian Christmann had an usual nature backdrop for these wedding photos. A commercial photographer shares 100 lessons he's learned.

October 7, 2014  • 

Tim Hetherington Grant Open for Entries

World Press Photo and Human Rights Watch have invited all photojournalists, documentary photographers and multimedia producers to apply for the fourth annual Tim Hetherington Grant. Open to applicants worldwide, the award of 20,000 euro is offered to help a photographer finish an existing project with a human rights theme