September 15  • 

Panasonic Canada Inc. has introduced the new LUMIX DMC-GM5 from its premium compact Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) GM series. The camera’s high performance and range of features result in ultimate picture quality, and its outstandingly compact profile is perfect for the photographer on-the-go.

September 15  • 

Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Canada Inc. has introduced the 6th generation of its world-renowned LX series of high-end compact cameras, the DMC-LX100. With a 4/3-inch High Sensitivity MOS Sensor, the camera is designed to inspire creativity. The DMC-LX100 is not just a successor to the DMC-LX7 but is also reminiscent of the DMC-LC1—Panasonic’s first full manual...

September 15  • 

Should I pay more for a computer with extra RAM?

Now that I own a 24-megapixel camera, I am planning to buy a new desktop PC with large monitor and hope to pay about $800; in a pinch, I could afford $1000. Should I pay extra for 8 GB of RAM instead of the more typical 4 GB? If I do so, that will make the computer faster, right?

September 12  • 

SanDisk Extreme PRO CFast 2.0 Memory Card

SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, has unveiled unveiled significant upgrades to its SanDisk Extreme PRO CFast 2.0 memory card and announced that the SanDisk Extreme PRO SSD has been qualified for 4K capture. SanDisk is distributed in Canada by Gentec International.

September 12  • 

SanDisk Extreme PRO SD Memory Card

SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, has launched its 512-GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I memory card, the world’s highest capacity SD card on the market.

September 12  • 

The Wi-Fi-Enabled Ricoh WG-M1

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation has announced the launch of the Ricoh WG-M1 digital action camera. From the creators of the original adventure camera, the newest addition to the waterproof, coldproof, and shock resistant WG series is equipped to capture life’s moving adventures. The WG-M1 is the must-have adventure camera for capturing your...


September 12  • 

The New Nikon D750, SB-500 Speedlight and AF-S NIKKOR 20 mm f/1.8G ED Wide-Angle Lens

Nikon Canada has announced the D750, the HD-SLR that provides adept enthusiasts with the powerful combination of pro-calibre photo and video features with FX-format image quality.

September 12  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Time has a great article on privacy in the age where internet sharing is expected. How can you improve the security of your online photos? Maybe film still and motion photography will stick around a while longer? Curious how a photographer plans for her own wedding day photography? Do you have a graphing calculator at home? Check out...

September 11  • 

Focal Point 2014 Coming Up in Toronto

Focal Point, the Professional Photographers of Canada—Ontario annual convention will be September 27 through 29 in Toronto. The event will feature keynote speakers Renee Robyn and Jason Groupp.

September 10  • 

George Kourounis and the Volcano

Canadian explorer and storm chaser George Kourounis recently dove right into an active volcano. On his way to Vanuatu, though, Kourounis faced plane delays, a cancelled flight and delayed luggage. Even though he had all his camera gear (except his tripod) in his carry-on, he told us, "All my safety and protective equipment (heat proximity...

September 10  • 

ProFusion 2014

ProFusion Photo and Video Expo will be held on October 15 and 16 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto. This expo celebrates the pro imaging industry in Canada with almost 100 exhibitors, exciting product launches, show specials and sales, seminars and workshops by renowned artists, and an interactive environment to check out new...

September 9  • 

2014 CLIC Photo Show Winners

Seventeen Eastern Ontario photographers were given awards at the Fifth Annual CLIC Photo Show and Sale in Picton, Ontario, in July. The CLIC photo show is open to Eastern Ontario photographers and is judged each year by a jury of professional photographers.

September 8  • 

In the North, Freelancin’ Ain’t Easy

Yellowknife-based photographer Pat Kane's piece on the challenges of being a freelance photographer brought up some good points, so we asked for and received his permission to share it here with you. The original post is here on his blog. And Kane has received the following updated information in the original article's comments:  photographers in...