August 28  • 

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 Invited 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, intuitive, and ergonomic camera-carrying solutions that are rugged, reliable, and easy to use.

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!

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...

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...