July 25  • 

Gentec International, the exclusive Canadian distributor of Manfrotto photo and video products, announces the launch of the new Compact series of stylish tripods and monopods from Manfrotto. Devoted to those approaching photography for the first time, the Compact family is characterized by a brand new design, innovative and intuitive features, plus an expanded range of colours to address the diverse personalities of photo enthusiasts. Manfrotto’s Compact tripods help you take better...

July 25  • 

death is no parenthesis

From August 5 to 31, ViewPoint Gallery in Halifax is presenting Paul Vienneau's “death is no parenthesis.” With this work, Vienneau explores loss, trauma, mortality, strength, rebirth and transformation. The artist explains his personal story and the moving themes of his work in this video by Global News Halifax. The opening reception will...

July 24  • 

RICOH IMAGING Announces The PENTAX K-3 Prestige Edition

This limited-edition model features a sleek, gunmetal gray body with a BG-5 battery grip designed exclusively for the K-3. The K-3 Prestige is a special-edition model of the original PENTAX K-3, the flagship of the K-mount digital SLR camera series. It comes in a stylish, high-grade, gunmetal gray shade and commemorates the many awards...

July 24  • 

Easy as 1-2-3D

No, the picture above isn’t botched, and your eyesight is just fine. This photo is an anaglyph—an image that simulates a 3D effect when viewed through ­appropriate filters, like the typical red/cyan paper glasses. Grab a pair of 3D spectacles and have a look. If you have kids around the house, you probably have some of these lying...


July 24  • 

5 Interesting Reads

This article has some good tips for travelling with photo gear. Curious to see what renowned photographer Albert Watson is working on now? Check out this article and the video clips from the BBC program. Did you hear the story behind Marsel van Oosten's photo of the monkey using the iPhone? Magnum photographers share thoughts and advice...

July 23  • 

Full Circle

Despite being nearly 20 years ago, I remember it like it was yesterday. It was Dec 14, 1994, and a personal matter had directed me to Edmonton, Alberta. For those who are starting to see some grey on the dome, many would know this is also the home of the itinerant and incredibly talented Daryl Benso

July 22  • 

World Press Photo Comes to Ottawa and Quebec City

The award-winning images of the World Press Photo annual photography contest are now on a global tour to 100 locations in 45 countries. The exhibition will be on view in Ottawa at the Canadian War Museum from July 26. World Press will be in Quebec City from July 31 through August 24 at the Espace 400e Bell.

July 21  • 

The World We Live In: Adventure Awaits!

Our biggest annual photo contest The World We Live In is now open for entries! This contest is open to all levels of experience—amateurs and pros and everyone in between! Like previous years, there are three themes: Humanity, Environment and Interconnections.

July 18  • 

5 Interesting Reads

GoPro has gone public. There is now a new blacker black. Photographer Miller Mobley photographed the president before turning 30. Self-published photobooks are making waves. Are you interested in improving your photography? Check out this list of amazing resources and tutorials.

July 17  • 

Sigma’s New dp2 Quattro

Gentec International has announced the launch of Sigma’s dp2 Quattro digital camera, one of their new generation of high image quality compact cameras incorporating a newly developed Foveon X3 direct image sensor. Unique among image sensors, the Foveon direct image sensor is similar to traditional colour film in that its multiple layers...