April 28, 2015  • 

The 8th annual Worldwide WOW Photo Contest, run by The Canadian Progress Club Elevate, recently announced the winners of this year's fundraiser photo contest. All proceeds go to support The Canadian Women’s Foundation and help to elevate women and families in need from poverty and violence.

April 28, 2015  • 

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Every year from May 1 to 31, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival presents exhibitions and events all over the Greater Toronto Area. Like in previous years, we are happy to announce that we will again have a regular guest contributor during the month-long festival who will be highlighting specific images from CONTACT on the blog throughout the...

April 27, 2015  • 

Sony’s Canadian Imaging Ambassador Program

Sony Canada has announced their new Canadian Imaging Ambassador Program with photographers Kate Siobhan Mulligan and Chris Large as the Canadian Imaging Ambassadors. In their role as Canadian Imaging Ambassadors, these artists will share their talent and skills to inspire the photographic community.

April 24, 2015  • 

Sony Introduces Two Premium ZEISS Lenses for α A-Mount Camera System

Sony has announced two new high-performance ZEISS lenses zoom lenses – a standard zoom and a wide-angle zoom – for its α mount system. Designed for professionals and high-end photo enthusiasts, the new Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70 mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II (model SAL2470Z2) standard zoom and Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35 mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II (model SAL1635Z2)...

April 24, 2015  • 

Kowloon/Richmond: Cities Within Cities

The Richmond Art Gallery in Richmond, B.C., is featuring Greg Girard: Kowloon/Richmond through June 29. The exhibition includes Girard’s recent images documenting Richmond, B.C., residents along with previous, never-before-exhibited work from the final years of Hong Kong's infamous Kowloon Walled City.

April 23, 2015  • 

Flash Forward Festival Boston

From May 1 through 4, Flash Forward Festival Boston will present the work of emerging photographers from Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States at Fairmont Battery Wharf in Boston.

April 23, 2015  • 


Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation is proud to introduce the PENTAX K-3 II Digital SLR; refining the ultimate field camera. Developed as the successor to the award winning PENTAX K-3, the new K-3 II shares its predecessor’s magnesium alloy casing, metal chassis, 24.35 effective megapixel resolution, 27-point AF system and approximately 8.3...

April 22, 2015  • 

A Tour of a Lifetime!

The Adventure Canada cruise that was part of the grand-prize award for The World We Live In IV was selected by National Geographic Traveler as one of the 50 Tours of a Lifetime!

April 22, 2015  • 

Early Canadian Travel Photography

Through August 30, For the Record: Early Canadian Travel Photography is on view at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa. In the early 19th century, transportation companies hired photographers to capture impressive Canadian scenery with the goal of inspiring people to visit various destinations.

April 21, 2015  • 

Reminder: Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day

The 15th annual Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day is April 26! Photographers all over the world are invited to make a pinhole photograph on that day to celebrate lens-less photography.

April 20, 2015  • 

Langara College’s Graduating Students’ Photo Exhibition

From May 1 through 8 in Vancouver, Langara Photography Program's graduating class is presenting an exhibition called What the F/Stop. The exhibition will showcase the fifteen students' best work in commercial, portrait and fine-art photography.

April 17, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Do you have a vision and a distinct style? Are you making any of these beginner mistakes? Do you feel like street photography is in a rut? This photographer took a public stand against believing photos should be free. Here are some tips on taking portraits of kids.

April 16, 2015  • 

Test Review: The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a 16-MP Micro Four Thirds camera with a lot of unique features. This includes an improved 5-axis image stabilizer and a special function to shoot 40-MP images.

April 16, 2015  • 

Photos Taken with an Equatorial Mount and a Large-Format Camera

From April 17 to June 21, the Burnaby Art Gallery in Burnaby, B.C., is exhibiting Scott Massey’s Unstable Ground. This series was created using an astronomical tool called an equatorial mount, which permits a fixed view of the stars, and a large-format camera positioned in front of a telescope.

April 15, 2015  • 

DxO Announces Upgrades

DxO has announced the immediate availability of DxO OpticsPro v10.4, DxO FilmPack v5.1.2, and DxO ViewPoint v2.5.4 for Mac and Windows. These upgrades allow the three DxO solutions to process images taken with the new Nikon D7200 and the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II. Among other new features, DxO OpticsPro v10.4 now offers a one-click reset function,...