March 19, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here is a home photo business office remodelling job. Are any of these beliefs holding you back from pursuing your photo-related goals? This man strapped a jaw-operated pinhole camera to his face. Nina Leen's photography was intriguing. Are you concerned about the longevity of your digital photos?

March 19, 2015  • 

Lighting and Texture

Photo Life is proud to partner with Seneca students to document their journey through the school curriculum. This week Kayla Hill shares about learning about lighting.

March 18, 2015  • 

Free Photo-History Symposium Open to Public

From March 26 through 28, Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto is offering a free symposium, open to the public. The symposium is in its fourth year, and this year’s theme is “Photography Historians: A New Generation?” Emerging photo-historians and academics will dialogue with renowned scholars and share research with the participants and...

March 18, 2015  • 

Benoit Aquin’s Mégantic in Pictures on View in Montreal

Through May 24, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is presenting Benoit Aquin’s Mégantic in Pictures. The photographer made multiple visits to the site, and his work bears witness to the tragedy of the 2013 train derailment in Lac-Mégantic and its impact on everyday life.

March 17, 2015  • 

Test Review: Sony A7 II

The second generation of the Sony A7 has a modified body design and an integrated 5-axis image stabilizer. A 24-MP sensor, a new hybrid AF system, and very intuitive and professional handling are characteristics of the new Sony A7 II.

March 17, 2015  • 

Canada National Award Winner Revealed

The Sony World Photography Awards and Sony Canada have named Canadian photographer George Ching-Yuen Lo from Vancouver as the winner of the Canada National Award.


March 16, 2015  • 

Life in Colour HIPA Award Winner Announced

HIPA has announced the winners of the contest's fourth year, with the theme Life In Colour. This year’s grand-prize winner is photographer Anurag Kumar from India.

March 16, 2015  • 

2015 ViewPoint Gallery Photography Competition Deadline Approaching

Open to all photographers, ViewPoint Gallery is Halifax is currently accepting entries to the 2015 ViewPoint Gallery Photography Competition (formerly called the International Feature Competition). This contest is open to any subject, and the twelve winning images will each be exhibited for a month at the gallery, starting in June 2015. All...

March 16, 2015  • 

Photo Exhibition in Vancouver Celebrates Local Insect Life

University of British Columbia’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum in Vancouver is presenting Ian Lane’s Shutterbug through September 6. Lane, a photography and insect enthusiast, donated over 10,000 slides to the Spencer Entomological Collection at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum.

March 16, 2015  • 

Is the Nikon D810A suitable only for astrophotography?

Nikon's website says that the D810A is not recommended for general photography because the images will have a reddish tint, but would that be easy to correct if I used the Raw (NEF) capture mode?

March 13, 2015  • 

Nikon Behind the Scenes: Capturing Swimmers in Action

Nikon has made a new video with tips on how to photograph swimmers in action.

March 13, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

This article talks about Berenice Abbott's science photography. A photo shows one supernova four times, due to a phenomenon called gravitional lensing. The managing director of World Press Photo responds to the controversy. Canadian Daniela Majic shoots these photos in a studio in her attic. Ricoh's project to save images that were...

March 12, 2015  • 

The Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist

The Shortlist for the Sony World Photography Awards, organized by World Photography Organisation, has been announced for the Professional, Open and Youth categories. This year there were 173,444 entries from 171 countries—a record number and 24% increase from last year. Two Canadians, Donald Weber and Jennifer Osborne, were shortlisted in the...

March 12, 2015  • 

On-Location Mock Wedding Shoot

Photo Life is proud to partner with Seneca students to document their journey through the school curriculum. This week Johnny Tang
 shares about doing a mock wedding photo shoot.

March 11, 2015  • 

DxO OpticsPro v10.3 Now Available

DxO has announced the immediate availability of DxO OpticsPro v10.3, the latest update to its image-processing software of reference for all demanding photographers, and of DxO FilmPack v5.1.1 and DxO ViewPoint v2.5.3. These updates provide support for such new cameras as the Nikon D5500, Canon PowerShot SX60 HS, and Olympus PEN E-PL7, as well as...