October 29, 2014  • 

Making its last Canadian stop during its global tour to 100 locations in 45 countries, the award-winning World Press Photo images will in Chicoutimi from October 31 to November 23 at La Pulperie de Chicoutimi during Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay.

October 28, 2014  • 

The New Befree Carbon Travel Tripod

Gentec International, the exclusive Canadian distributor of Manfrotto photo and video products, has announced the launch of the Befree Carbon, a new product in the Befree range. The carbon fiber version, devoted to hobbyists who love to travel, is now lighter but still fast to set up, intuitive to use and absolutely stable for capturing precise...

October 28, 2014  • 

Ricoh Theta With 360-Degree Spherical Video

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation, renowned for creating the original Theta, the world’s first fully 360-degree, spherical imaging device, which allows users to capture everything around them in the ultimate “selfie,” has just released the newest THETA complete with video capability and amazing new body colours to capture the imagination.

October 27, 2014  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here is a list of things to consider before making a big photo gear purchase. Are you thinking of switching to 4K video? Cats! Photographer Bertil Nilsson combines dance and urban photography. Here is a long-term photo project on sisters.

October 24, 2014  • 

100-Year-Old Photographer’s Notebook Found in Antarctica

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....