February 23, 2015  • 


Through March 7, Newzones in Calgary is presenting Virginia Mak's Character Reference and the group show Perception. Character Reference explores the boundaries between photography and painting, and Perception features the work of process-driven, photo-based artists who manipulate the art in various ways.

February 23, 2015  • 

Exhibition Offers Rare Glimpse Inside WWII Jewish Ghetto

The Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto is presenting the work of Polish Jewish photojournalist Henryk Ross. Taken at great risk, these 200 images document what daily life was like under Nazi rule in the Lodz ghetto.

February 20, 2015  • 

CONTACT Gallery Presents an Exhibition on Lac-Mégantic

Through March 13, the CONTACT Gallery in Toronto is featuring Montreal-based photographer Michel Huneault's La longue nuit de Mégantic.

February 19, 2015  • 

The Importance of Communicating With Collaborators

When shooting, I was really concerned with how I could make the image technically sound. I tried to shoot a lot with different lighting; however, I could not to decide what the best image was. At that time, the model gave me the advice that I should ask the model what his or her favourite image is.

February 18, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Is wet-plate collodion the next "new" thing? (Don't miss out article on it the  February/March issue.) This documentary film focuses on African-American photographers, images, history and culture. Here are some questions to help you decide what images should go in your portfolio. Here's an interview about Vivian Maier's life and...

February 17, 2015  • 

Bryan Adams’ Exposed in Quebec City

Did you know that rocker singer Bryan Adams is also an impressive photographer? Setting aside the question of whether or not it’s fair for one person to have so much talent, it’s clear that this artist creates stunning images.

February 16, 2015  • 

How much faster will my camera be with a UHS-II memory card?

The new SanDisk UHS-II SD cards sound perfect because it's super fast. How much faster would my Nikon D5300 be with the UHS-II card?

February 13, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Affinity Photo is a new, free Photoshop alternative for Mac users. Do you agree that this is the real reason wedding photography is so expensive? Lars Boering, the new managing director of World Press Photo, shares where the organization is heading. Here's James Nachtwey's acceptance speech upon receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award...

February 12, 2015  • 

The Power of Finding Your Niche

Photo Life is proud to partner with Seneca students to document their journey through the school curriculum. This week Jenna Rollings shares about photographing newborns.

February 11, 2015  • 

Nikon’s D810A: Optimized for Astrophotography

D810A gives photographers the ability to capture the diffuse nebulae in the night sky and includes other new features designed to help capture the cosmos.

February 11, 2015  • 

Worldwide WOW Photo Contest Open for Entries

The 8th annual Worldwide WOW Photo Contest is open for entries. All proceeds go to support The Canadian Women’s Foundation and help to elevate women and families in need from poverty and violence.