August 20  • 

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!

August 18  • 

The Sony Ultra-Compact α5100 Interchangeable Lens Camera

TORONTO, August 18, 2014 – Sony of Canada Ltd. has introduced the stylish new α5100 camera, a new model packing pro-quality AF performance and image quality into a portable, lightweight package. The speedy new camera (model ILCE-5100) features the same Fast Hybrid AF system as the acclaimed α6000 model, which allows it to acquire focus in...

August 18  • 

Aimia | AGO Photography Prize Announces 2014 Shortlist

Four extraordinary artists have been shortlisted for the 2014 Aimia | AGO Photography Prize. The Prize, co-presented by Aimia, a global leader in loyalty management, and the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), will award each of the four artists a six-week artist residency in Canada and feature their work in an AGO exhibition opening Sept. 3, 2014. The...

August 15  • 

Is it worth upgrading to a new/improved Sigma zoom?

Is there really a difference in performance and innovation between the new Sigma 18-200 mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM C (Contemporary) zoom and the previous version (from 2011)? Or is the difference mostly cosmetic for a more pleasing exterior style? I own the older 18-200 mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM and wonder if it's worth spending the money to...

August 15  • 

Pentax K-3 Wins EISA European Advanced DSLR Camera 2014-2015

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation proudly announces that the Pentax K-3, the flagship of the Pentax digital SLR camera K series, has been selected as the EISA European Advanced DSLR Camera 2014-2015 by the prestigious European Imaging and Sound Association. The European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) is an organization comprised of...

August 13  • 

Spectra LED Light Panel Review

  The small Spectra LED panel is tailor-made for introducing fill light where strobes or flashes are either impractical or non-usable due to IR beam triggers. In this actual commercial shot, the Spectra 900FT was positioned on top of the steering column and aimed to illuminate the drivers face only. The colour temperature was adjusted to...

August 12  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Are you curious about how to process infrared in Photoshop? Do you know brides who are asking about what make-up to wear for flash photography? Send them to this article for tips. This photo series by Miho Aikawa is of people in New York city and Tokyo eating dinner. This article explains how to make a set-up for food...

August 11  • 


photokina, a biennial imaging fair in Cologne, Germany, will be September 16 though 21. Open to both industry professionals and enthusiasts, it’s one of the best opportunities to check out all the exciting new products available on the market. Peter K. Burian will cover some of the most noteworthy cameras and accessories introduced at...

August 8  • 

5 Interesting Reads

These photos of steam locomotives are gorgeous. National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson talks about what he thinks of Instagram. Here are some business tips. Practice, practice, practice. This 15-year-old photographer is extremely talented.

August 7  • 

Photo Festival in the Richelieu River Basin Area

Through September 1, Rendez-vous Photo du Richelieu is presenting eleven outdoor exhibitions on the theme of Silence in the area of the Richelieu River Basin in Montérégie, Quebec.

August 6  • 

Has Technology Taken the Magic From Photography?

I recently had to opportunity to immerse myself for several days in, the old-fashioned way. You know, darkrooms, mixing chemicals while wearing a respirator mask, glass beakers and red safe lights; all in sufficient order to do a Frankenstein lab re-enactment.

August 5  • 

Ultra-Wide-Angle Zoom Lens Announced for Pentax 645 Medium-Format Cameras

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation announces the addition of the HD Pentax DA645 28-45 mm f/4.5 ED AW SR to the 645 interchangeable lens series. This ultra-wide-angle zoom lens is the latest in the Pentax 645 line-up and is engineered for use with Pentax medium-format, digital SLR cameras. Now Pentax 645 medium-format shooters will have a new...