November 28, 2014  • 

The deadline for our annual photo contest The World We Live In has been extended. New entries may still be submitted, and those of you who have already registered may continue to modify your entries through December 8 (11:59 p.m. EST). So if you were procrastinating and thinking about finally submitting some images this year, now's your chance! The process itself is beneficial, plus you have a chance to receive excellent prizes like a cruise for two with Adventure Canada and great camera...

November 28, 2014  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Some tips on how to photograph a wedding with minimal equipment; A photographer that does wet-plate collodion street photography; Tips on storytelling and which lenses to use when; impressive engineering photos; and sports photos plus 3D printing equals sports action figures.

November 28, 2014  • 

What is the benefit of the Vibrance tool in Adobe software?

I just bought Adobe Lightroom and noticed that there's a feature called Vibrance. Apparently this is like the Saturation tool but differs in some aspects. Why did Adobe add this and what are the pros and cons compared to the Saturation tool?

November 27, 2014  • 

The Importance of Research and Learning New Things

Photo Life is proud to partner with Seneca students to document their journey through the school curriculum; this week Dominik Magdziak shares about his research project.

November 26, 2014  • 

5 Interesting Reads

How do you feel about black-and-white images? Number 6 on this list of portrait photography tips is something that doesn't get mentioned much. Do you remember the story about the photographer threatened with a $300,000 lawsuit? This image shows a planet in the process of being formed. Pulitzer-prize winner David Hume Kennerly's...

November 26, 2014  • 

Cool Gadget: The Qudos Action Light

Even though lighting is quite possibly one of the most important things for getting clean, professional video or photos, in the world of action cams it seems to also be one of the most ignored. The Qudos Action Light by Knog finally looks to fill this void with a well-designed, easy to use light that will take more than just GoPro footage to the...


November 25, 2014  • 

Using Speedlights for Outdoor Portraits

This video by Nikon shows how to have studio-like control outdoors by using speedlights.

November 24, 2014  • 

Robert Burley’s The New Suburb: Landmarks

Robert Burley’s The New Suburb: Landmarks is on view at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre through December 28. The large-scale images and exhibition installation creates an experience where the viewer has a sense of having stepped into Google Maps street view.

November 21, 2014  • 

5 Interesting Reads

In this article, renowned photographer Robert Frank is quoted as saying, "There are too many pictures now." Do you agree? Does photography belong in art galleries? These are not your typical New York City photos. Have you done a photographic cleanse? With 2015 around the corner, it could be a great time to to consider where you are in...

November 21, 2014  • 

Wildlife Photographer of the Year in Toronto

The Natural History Museum in London and BBC Worldwide’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year will be on view in Toronto at the Royal Ontario Museum from November 22 through March 23.

November 20, 2014  • 

How to Resize Images for Photo Contests

We often receive questions about to how to resize images to 1200 pixels wide, while making sure the file is below 1 MB. We figured we would share this step-by-step process since a number of you might have the same question.