July 3, 2015  • 

Press release by DxO DxO, one of the world leaders in digital imaging technology, has announced the immediate availability of DxO OpticsPro v10.4.2, DxO FilmPack v5.1.4, and DxO ViewPoint v2.5.6 for Mac and Windows. These three updates allow these DxO solutions to support the Canon EOS 5DS and 5DS R cameras, and to allow DxO FilmPack 5 and DxO ViewPoint 2 to integrate perfectly with the 2015 edition of Adobe Photoshop CC. Enhanced Canon EOS 5DS and 5DS R images Renowned for its...

July 3, 2015  • 

Nikon’s Two New Pro Super Telephoto NIKKOR Lenses

Nikon Canada has announced two new super telephoto lenses, the AF-S NIKKOR 500-mm f/4E FL ED VR and AF-S NIKKOR 600-mm f/4E FL ED VR. These two NIKKOR lenses use the latest Nikon lens technologies to enhance autofocus (AF) tracking and optical performance, while significantly reducing weight.

July 3, 2015  • 

Nikon’s AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80 mm f/2.8-4E ED VR Wide-Angle Lens

Nikon Canada has announced the new wide-angle zoom AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80 mm f/2.8-4E ED VR lens – an amazingly versatile DX-format lens that is well-suited for advanced and enthusiast photographers. The NIKKOR 16-80 mm features a combination of the best Nikon lens technologies, some never before seen in a Nikon DX-format lens, such as Nikon’s...

July 3, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Have you been considering the DJI Phantom 3? Fans of The Hunger Games will appreciate this new photobook. This photographer explains his approach to composition and lens choice while shooting weddings. Jules Decrauzat is thought to be the first sports photographer and first major photojournalist of Switzerland. Here's a list of 10...

July 2, 2015  • 

The New West

Contemporary Gallery in Calgary is exhibiting Blake Little's New West through July 26. This exhibition features 32 portraits selected from the 175 he took in Alberta in the summer of 2012. The opening reception is July 2 at 7 p.m.

June 30, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here are updates to the Taylor Swift photographer contract debate. The most recent contract says they can destroy a photographer's equipment for violating the contract. And this is the Swift team's response. Star Wars fans might like these photos. Russian photographer Ralph Mirebs has photographed abandonned space shuttles and hangars...

June 29, 2015  • 

Exploring How We Construct Meaning From Images

From June 30 to August 2, ViewPoint Gallery in Halifax is presenting Aviv Dror’s solo show Key Frames. These “key frames” have been taken out of context and viewers are invited to construct their own meaning and narratives.

June 26, 2015  • 

Canadian Modernism

Through September 12, the Stephen Bulger Gallery in Toronto is presenting Canadian Modernism. This exhibition will feature vintage prints from the early- and mid-20th century by John Vanderpant, Harry Waddle, Rex Frost, Jessie Tarbox Beals and others.

June 25, 2015  • 

Is it worth buying a 15-mm or 16-mm lens for a full-frame DSLR?

Now that I finally own a full-frame DSLR, I wonder if I should buy a lens with a 15-mm or 16-mm focal length. My current zoom can go as wide as 24 mm, which seems like an ultra wide-angle effect to my eye, but is it wide enough?

June 24, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

This photographer wrote an open letter to Taylor Swift. And here's the response from Swift's team. Have you seen the work of photographer Burk Uzzle? These ten documentary videos should inspire street photographers. Now you can ID a bird with a photo. Have you heard of electrophotography?

June 24, 2015  • 

BMFA 23rd Annual Juried Photo Show: Call for Submissions

The Blue Mountain Foundation of the Arts has announced a call for submissions for its 23rd Annual Juried Photo Show. Open to all Canadian residents, online submissions are accepted from July 15 through August 21.

June 23, 2015  • 

Cool Gadget: Veydra Micro Four Thirds Cinema Lenses

Due to their high prices, cinema lenses are usually an item that is out of reach for most low-budget or independent filmmakers. Veydra is looking to put an end to this with the release of mini prime lenses for Micro Four Thirds cameras.

June 23, 2015  • 

Summer Exhibitions in Calgary

In Calgary, Newzones is presenting two group exhibitions from July 4 through August 2. G'ddy Up! celebrates cowboy culture and Sunscreen is all about the sunshine!

June 22, 2015  • 

Sigma’s New 24-35 mm f/2 DG HSM | Art

Gentec International, the exclusive distributor of SIGMA in Canada, has announced the latest addition to the Art line of lenses, the SIGMA 24-35 mm f/2 DG HSM | Art. SIGMA was determined to create a zoom lens that offers the same brightness and resolution as a fixed focal length lens: in other words, the highest level of optical performance. The...

June 22, 2015  • 

DxO ONE: A DSLR-Quality Camera for the iPhone

DxO has introduced the DxO ONE, a camera that delivers DSLR image quality in an extremely compact size. Made of high-grade aluminum, the DxO ONE has been engineered with the iPhone and iPad in mind.