October 31, 2014  • 

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the HD Pentax-DA 16-85 mm f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR. Designed for use with Pentax K-mount digital SLR cameras, this interchangeable zoom lens is the newest addition to the K-mount series and will provide photographers with a new, high-quality lens option for capturing cutting edge imagery in virtually any setting.

October 31, 2014  • 

DxO OpticsPro 10 Now Available

Press release by DxO Labs DxO Labs has announced the immediate availability of DxO OpticsPro 10, the new version of its flagship software that has been acclaimed numerous times for the unrivaled quality of its image processing. DxO is distributed in Canada by DayMen. DxO OpticsPro 10 adds DxO ClearView, a new feature that eliminates...

October 31, 2014  • 

Sony World Photography Awards: The Canadian National Award

The Sony World Photography Awards and Sony Canada have announced a competition to find Canada’s best photographer, the Canadian National Award. The award is open to photographers of all abilities from across Canada.

October 31, 2014  • 

Cool Gadget: Heat 3 Smart Gloves

Trying to shoot during the winter months is often a compromise between keeping warm and loosing dexterity with thick unruly gloves, or decreasing the thickness of the gloves and losing the amount of time you can be out in the weather before the cold takes it toll on your hands. The Heat Company has come up with a novel way to handle this problem...

October 31, 2014  • 

Should I buy an older used DSLR at a bargain price or a more expensive brand-new model?

Many photo enthusiasts are attracted by great prices on gently used DSLRs and that's understandable especially when it's a semi-pro camera like the D300s. And you're right, Harold, it was rated very highly in hundreds of reviews.

October 30, 2014  • 

Matching Light for Compositing

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 Anna Costa...


October 29, 2014  • 

Last Canadian Stop for World Press Photo

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 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 Liota shares about working with a...

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.