April 23  • 

Photo Life magazine as well as the other 27 member magazines of the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) recently convened for their General Assembly to vote for the best photo and imaging products launched by the industry in the last 12 months. The voting took place on the 5th during the General Assembly that was held from the 3rd to the 5th April 2014 in Vancouver.

April 23  • 

Micro-Managing Your Stock Portfolio

A very typical “Health & Wellness” picture one might expect from a micro-stock agency. The savvy photographer will have also shot these models with the woman in front, a whole series of different interactions, and so on. However, all of these images will suffer a very short life due to the fact the man has a buttoned-up collar without a neck...

April 22  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Are you interested in exploring large-format photography? These Star Wars action-figure photos are creative. Here is a photo essay by Erin Trieb on the continued rebuilding of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Here are some tips on lighting clothing. What do you think of Dropbox's Carousel?

April 18  • 

NPAC Photojournalism Conference 2014

First place for Spot News, NPAC POY 2012Christine Muschi / ReutersPolice advance on a protester as he lobs wood during a demonstration against tuition fee hikes in Victoriaville, Quebec, May 4, 2012. This year's News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) Photojournalism Conference is May 23 and 24 in downtown Vancouver. The weekend...

April 17  • 

Seneca Spotlight: Anna Costa

This was during our first semester, so we had to think about what kept us excited about photography. We had to print the picture to help us understand the importance of seeing our images reproduced on a large scale. It was also an opportunity to practice what we had learned in Colour Theory.

April 16  • 

Aimia | AGO Photography Prize Long List

TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today the Aimia | AGO Photography Prize, Canada's leading contemporary photography award, announced its most diverse long list to date, as submitted by a group of international nominators. The list, which features 23 exceptional artists, marks the first time artists from all six continents have been...

April 16  • 

White Screen Knockout: Part II

With a fishing rod that is circa 1900, some 30 years before colour film, it made sense to me to attempt to replicate a technique that might have been used at that time. In last week’s blog entry, I provided the recipe I use for knocking out white backgrounds. As we learned, this alpha-mask technique can be used in a studio environment when...

April 15  • 

Ricoh Imaging’s New PENTAX 645Z Medium-Format DSLR

DENVER, CO, April 14, 2014 – It is not often that a camera can be referred to as a game-changer. One that can provide photographers with the tools that not only enrich their craft but are capable of producing images so distinct they are easily set apart from the competition.  Today, Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation is pleased to announce...

April 15  • 

Should I buy FX or DX lenses?

I bought a Nikon D3300 with an 18-55 mm kit lens, and now I'm considering additional lenses, especially a telephoto zoom. While reviewing the options on a retailer's website, I noticed that some are designated as FX while others are DX. What's the difference and which type should I buy?

April 14  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Do you miss Kodachrome? Cosmopolis Toronto is a neat photo project to photograph the world...in Toronto. Here are some tips for earning an income with your photography. Dropbox has announced a new universal online photo album and photo storage system. Broadway photographer Joan Marcus will be honoured at the 2014 Tony Honors for...