August 29  • 

Focused on expanding the number of Pentax DSLR owners, Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation has announced the launch of the Pentax K-S1 DSLR camera. By combining proven imaging technology, distinct design cues and a flat field user interface (UI), the K-S1 appeals to the next generation Pentax owner without surrendering the performance expected in a mid-class camera.

August 29  • 

Cool Gadget: The Phantom DJI

The DJI Phantom 2 series of quadcopters is the perfect entry point for any person considering trying their hand at aerial imaging. They are a great way to gain new angles and perspectives in video and photography.

August 28  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here's an explanation of how to clean your sensor. Looking for funding? Here's a list of organizations that fund photography projects. Here are some things to avoid doing. This article addresses how the smartphone is changing how we think about photography. What makes a good photographer?

August 27  • 

DxO Optics Pro v9.5.2 Now Supports the Nikon D810

DxO Labs announces the immediate availability of DxO Optics Pro v9.5.2 for Mac and Windows, the image processing software of reference for all serious photographers. This upgrade allows DxO Optics Pro 9 to offer support for the Nikon D810 (Elite Edition only) and to surpass the milestone of 20,000 available DxO Optics Modules. DxO is distributed...

August 27  • 

12th Annual Lucie Awards

On November 2, the 12th annual Lucie Awards will celebrate six honorees at at the Gala Awards ceremony be at New York City’s Carnegie Hall. The honorees are Carrie Mae Weems (achievement in fine arts), Jane Bown (Lifetime Achievement), Nan Goldin (achievement in portraiture), Martin Parr (achievement in documentary), Nick Ut (achievement in...

August 27  • 

Fountains of Spoleto, Beauty of Umbria

Karen Perlmutter's Fountains of Spoleto, Beauty of Umbria will be on view in Toronto from September 11 through October 6 at the Joseph D. Carrier Gallery in the Columbus Centre. The images of ancient fountains and the Umbrian countryside of central Italy have a dreamy, peaceful and ethereal quality. Perlmutter shoots with a Holga and film,...


August 26  • 

Blurb Announces Lower-Priced Trade Books and Reflowable Ebooks

Blurb, the indie book and magazine publishing platform, today announced three new standard Trade Book sizes, a global retail distribution agreement with Ingram Content Group, and output to reflowable ebooks for all Amazon Kindle devices and Kindle readers. These milestones represent key pieces of Blurb’s ongoing mission to democratize...

August 26  • 

Photo Exhibition in Toronto Examines Boundaries

Pikto Gallery in Toronto is presenting Sarah Bodri's Reflet through September 30. The artist's use of a mirror in the images explore and question reflexivity, the act of observation and the voyeuristic nature of photography.

August 25  • 

5 Interesting Reads

The U.S. Copyright office has updated its regulations to specify: "The Office will not register works produced by nature, animals or plants. Likewise, the Office cannot register a work purportedly created by divine or supernatural beings, although the Office may register a work where the application or the deposit copy(ies) state that the work...

August 22  • 

Photographer Colin Boyd Shafer to Speak at TedxToronto

The sixth annual TedxToronto is October 2 at Koerner Hall at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. One of this year’s speakers is Colin Boyd Shafer, a Canadian documentary photographer and high school teacher. Shafer received the 2014 Toronto Urban Photography Festival's Global Building Giants Award for his series Cosmopolis Toronto.

August 22  • 

Manfrotto’s New Pro Light Bag Collection

Gentec International, the exclusive Canadian distributor of Manfrotto photo and video products, announces the launch of the new Pro Light bag collection designed for photographers and videographers who require lightweight, rugged and ergonomic camera-carrying solutions.

August 20  • 

World Press Photo Exhibition in Montreal

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 in Montreal from August 27 to September 28 at the Marché Bonsecours.

August 19  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Is photography art? You can now license your work through Flickr. This is a nice-looking pinhole camera. Fashion photography has certainly changed over the years. Check out these beautiful black-and-white cat photos!