January 23, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

This creative approach to infographics use photographs to communicate data. Here's a list of great photo tips. Here's an easy, cheap "hack" to do 360-degree product photography. Benjamin Von Wong's recent photos of office workers are anything but expected. Check out these aerial photos of New York City.

January 22, 2015  • 

Photographing Strangers

Photo Life is proud to partner with Seneca students to document their journey through the school curriculum. This week Maryanne Morrow shares about learning how to approach and photograph strangers.

January 21, 2015  • 

Panasonic Canada Introduces the Lumix DMC-GF7

Panasonic Canada has announced a new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) Camera, the DMC-GF7 (GF7). The GF7 offers modern selfie shooting features—one of the world's most powerful trends—in a classic styled camera featuring a 180-degree flip-up monitor and a variety of creative functions.

January 20, 2015  • 

Toronto Exhibition Looks Toward the Past

Akasha Art Projects Inc. in Toronto is presenting Mark Gleberzon’s Looking Back When through February 7. These photo-collage works mix vintage family photos with found and created elements (like retro wallpaper or wood veneer) to create nostalgic imagery.

January 19, 2015  • 

NewPoints: An Exhibition of ViewPoint’s Newest Members

  Through February 1, Viewpoint Gallery in Halifax is presenting NewPoints, a group exhibition featuring the work of new members Lynn Ellis, Anica James, Pam Matthews and Paul Haresign Williams.

January 19, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Have you ever seen an upside-down iceberg? Female world leaders were digitally removed from this photo published in HaMevaser, an ultra-orthodox newspaper in Israel. Here’s a really interesting article on Norwegian photographer Sølve Sundsbø. The "hottest" things at the recent CES technology trade show use technology that's been...


January 16, 2015  • 

Free Photo Symposium and Events in Ottawa

The School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa (SPAO) is presenting a series of events from January 22 through February 28 on The Shrinking World of Photography. Free and open to the public, this programming explores the question, “How do photographers share a visual language across cultures?”

January 16, 2015  • 

What is the best way to increase file size while retaining maximum quality?

My wife got a fabulous photo during our visit to India with her older 8-megapixel point-and-shoot camera, and I want to make a 13 x 19" print with my Epson Stylus Photo R1900. But the image file is too small for a print that large at 300 dpi. What is the best way to increase the file size while retaining maximum quality?

January 15, 2015  • 

The New Line-up of Pentax Sport Optics

Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd. has announced a complete new line-up of Pentax Sport Optics products. For over 75 years, Pentax binoculars have pushed optical technology to the edge to ensure that world travelers, wildlife adventurers, devoted birders, and stargazers never miss a moment.

January 15, 2015  • 

Learning How to Shoot for Fashion

Photo Life is proud to partner with Seneca students to document their journey through the school curriculum. This week Sarah Sabo shares about learning to shoot for a fashion magazine article.

January 14, 2015  • 

Vistek Emerging Photographer Showcase: Deadline Extended

The fifth annual VISTEK Emerging Photographer Showcase is now accepting submissions through Friday, January 23. This competition, a part of Exposure Photography Festival, is open photographers who reside in Alberta and who are 30 years old (or younger) at the time of submission.