September 4, 2015  • 

Ricoh has announced the release of the Ricoh Theta S, the newest model in the Ricoh Theta series of spherical cameras that capture 360-degree scenes surrounding the user. Unveiled in Berlin at IFA, the world’s largest consumer electronics show, the camera features extra-high resolution, fully spherical photos and videos in one simple shot, a live preview function and even greater compatibility with social media platforms

September 4, 2015  • 

The Woodburytype

Check out "The Woodburytype," another video from the George Eastman House's great series on photography.

September 3, 2015  • 

Support Education and Community Programming at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa, Ontario, is accepting entries to RMG Exposed through September 20. RMG Exposed is a fundraising auction to support The Robert McLaughlin Gallery and bring more attention to new work. All proceeds go to support education and community programming at the RMG.

September 2, 2015  • 

Test Review: Sony A7R II

The Sony A7R II is a mirrorless camera system with a full-frame sensor and 42 MP. The successor of the A7R has a slightly revised body design, an excellent viewfinder, a very fast AF system, and many more professional features.

September 1, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

This article addresses the use of photography as a weapon. Do you agree that Apple gets photography? Professional photographers share what they love and hate about their jobs. Erik Almas has shared some advice on marketing. Instagram is now no longer square-only.

August 31, 2015  • 

Peak Design One-Handed Lens-Change System Announced

Peak Design has announced the CaptureLENS and Lens Kit, a camera lens carry-and-quick-change system available exclusively through Peak Design's current Kickstarter Campaign. The CaptureLENS works on straps, belts and bags, and it is double-sided so you can change lenses with one hand. The CaptureLENS and Lens Kit is available in Canon (EF and...

August 31, 2015  • 

NewLight Exhibition Showcases Emerging Photographers

From September 2 to 27, ViewPoint Gallery in Halifax is presenting NewLight: Emerging Photographers Competition, an group exhibition of winning work by emerging photographers. The opening reception is September 3, from 6 to 8 p.m.

August 28, 2015  • 

These Images Will Make You Do a Double-Take

On view at Christine Klassen Gallery in Calgary, these large-format images were taken in the artist's Boler-turned-camera-obscura during road trips in Alberta and Utah.

August 28, 2015  • 

Emerging Photographers Competition Now Open

Emerging Photographers offers photography students, apprentice photographers and those just beginning their careers a unique opportunity to share their vision and talent with the world. This competition is now open!

August 28, 2015  • 

Cool Gadget: Westcott Flex Panel

Whether you’re a photographer or a videographer, trying to find the most versatile light for your craft can often be a real challenge. The Westcott Flex Panel proved itself an apt companion when I was shooting both photo and video and is a must-have for any videographer or photographer who wants to use continuous light.

August 27, 2015  • 

What are some affordable alternatives to the huge 500-mm or 600-mm f/4 telephotos?

I often see bird photographers using huge telephotos that cost $10,000 to $15,000. I cannot afford one of those, but my 70-300 mm lens is too short for frame-filling shots of egrets and spoonbills with my DSLR camera. Would a long telephoto zoom lens be just as good?

August 27, 2015  • 

Montreal Biennial Photo Festival Takes On the Post-Photographic Condition

Le Mois de la Photo à Montreal is a photo festival being held in Montreal from September 10 to October 11. This biennial festival offers work by 29 artists from 11 countries in 15 different art venues, plus workshops, portfolio reviews, artist talks, a conference and more.

August 26, 2015  • 

500px Fujifilm Global Photo Walk

Photo Life is proud to be a sponsor of the 500px Fujifilm Global Photo Walk. This annual photo walk is a chance for photographers from all over the world to come together in their cities and share their love of photography.

August 26, 2015  • 

PhotoSensitive Celebrates 25 Years!

PhotoSensitive is now marking 25 years of social photography with the documentary Field of Vision, which tells the story of the organization and those who founded it. Over the years, the volunteer-based non-profit has tackled topics like poverty, homelessness, diversity, energy and water conservation, cancer, AIDS, literacy and other issues.

August 25, 2015  • 

The New Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II, Press release by Olympus Olympus has introduced the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II, a small, stylish, entry-level camera body with powerful in-body 5-axis image stabilization. As the successor to the Olympus OM-D E-M10, the OM-D E-M10 Mark II combines the award-winning power of the OM-D family, first-class...