December 15, 2017  • 

“We have a surprise for you...” It’s early morning in ­Stockholm and we’ve assembled in the hotel lobby, over a hundred photographers and journalists from all corners of the ­globe.

December 15, 2017  • 

2017 Holiday Subscription Offer

Whether it’s your aunt, your nephew, or your best friend from childhood, at least one or two people on your list are bound to share your passion for photography. For the holidays, offer them the best of photography all year long with a gift-subscription to Photo Life!

December 14, 2017  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Geoff Dyer's article "The Odd, Otherwordly Glow of Fred Herzog’s Photography" is excellent! Dyer even points out that Herzog was doing colour photography before many of the other well-known colour pioneers. (And, if you like Herzog's work, don't miss our interview with him in the December/January issue!) Here are some female photographers...

December 12, 2017  • 

Pierre Dury Photo Exhibition in Repentigny

The Centre d’art Diane-Dufresne in Repentigny, Quebec, is presenting Les années libres: Pierre Dury, Photographer through January 14. Pierre Dury's photographs document the last 50 years of Quebec history. Dury's career stretches across a wide range of photographic specialities: fashion, advertising, documentary, cinema, television, and...

December 8, 2017  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here is the story behind the Time Person of the Year portraits. Photographer Maurice Berger reflects on race and photography. Did you know Émile Zola was also a photographer? (And he did selfies too!) The organization Women Photograph has done a lot this year! Have you seen Ryan Staley's street photography?

December 8, 2017  • 

Mini-Interview With TWWLI Winner Stephanie Foden

Stephanie Foden, The World We Live In VI’s Interconnections 3rd-prize winner, answered a couple questions for us!

December 7, 2017  • 

Photo Contests and Copyright

TWWLI VI winner Mark Margerison said, "I find it important in a competition that the photographer retain the rights to the image they have created, and you get that with Photo Life." That reminded me of how reader Jane Thomas recently asked a smart question about our policy on copyright: "What happens to the photos, once submitted?"

December 6, 2017  • 

TWWLI: Now You Can Submit Series!

This year we have added a completely new theme for series of three photographs or more. It's an open category, which means you don't need to stick to a particular theme. We wanted to add this theme because sometimes stories can best be told in multiple images.

December 5, 2017  • 

Hank Willis Thomas Wins 2017 Aimia | AGO Photography Prize

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) and Aimia have announced that Hank Willis Thomas is the the winner of the 2017 Aimia | AGO Photography Prize. The photographer was selected by public vote to receive the $50,000 prize, and the three runners-up—Liz Johnson Artur (Ghana/Russia), Raymond Boisjoly (Haida Nation/Canada) and Taisuke Koyama...

December 5, 2017  • 

New Kodak Mini Shot Instant Camera

Press release from Kodak Prinics Co., Ltd announced the availability of the new KODAK Mini Shot Instant Print Camera through its North American distributor C+A Global. Expanding upon its instant print product line, the new KODAK Mini Shot point-and-shoot camera combines high-quality, instant-print color photos with digital conveniences such as...

December 1, 2017  • 

5 Interesting Reads

High-school students are discovering the joy of film photography and developing images in a darkroom. Canadian documentary photographer Sara Hylton shares what she discovered in South Sudan. Ever thought of taking a photo trip to Antarctica? This article explores Pete Souza and the role of photography with U.S. presidencies. ...

December 1, 2017  • 

2018 Buyer’s Guide: Now Available!

You’ll notice from our new cover and look that we’ve changed things up a little with the Photo Life 2018 Buyer’s Guide! This year we've taken a more curated approach will help you find the right products for you and the type of photography you enjoy!

November 30, 2017  • 

Mini-Interview With TWWLI Winner Bob Gates

Bob Gates, The World We Live In VI’s Environment 3rd-prize winner, answered a couple questions for us!

November 30, 2017  • 

The World We Live In: Which Theme is Right for You?

For those of you planning to enter our biggest photo contest of the year, The World We Live In, we wanted to talk a bit about the themes. This year, we are really excited because we've added a new theme for photo series!