May 4, 2016  • 

Scotiabank announced that Suzy Lake is the winner of the sixth annual Scotiabank Photography Award. Lake will be awarded a $50,000 cash prize, a 2017 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival solo Primary Exhibition at the Ryerson Image Centre, and a book published and distributed worldwide by Steidl.

May 4, 2016  • 

Alec Soth: Hypnagogia

Presented by Arsenal Toronto and Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, the world premiere of Alec Soth: Hypnagogia is on view from May 6 through June 25 at Arsenal Toronto.

May 4, 2016  • 

Zeiss Photographic and Cinematography Lenses

Gentec International is pleased to announce the addition of ZEISS photographic and cinematography lenses to their distribution portfolio, effective June 15, 2016. “Having been the ZEISS Sports Optics distributor for over 10 years, we are very proud that we are now able to offer the superior line of Zeiss photographic and cinematography lenses to...

May 4, 2016  • 

Dancer/Dance: Making Sense of Pictures

Allan Neilsen’s solo show Dancer/Dance: Making Sense of Pictures is being present at ViewPoint Gallery in Halifax from May 4 through 29. This exhibition examines the relationship between word and image in the interpretive process.

May 3, 2016  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here's a great article where Donald Weber reveals the photographer who changed his life path. Getty Images has accused Google of enabling piracy of photographs. Would you buy a digital camera without a LCD screen? Hein van Tonder takes food photography to another level. Here is some advice on branding yourself as a photographer.

May 2, 2016  • 

Object Relations

Through July 31, the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto is presenting Thomas Ruff’s Object Relations. An examination of how photographs transform what we see, the artist created large-scale photomontages by combining mid-century found or collected photographs with the captions, marks and notes from the back of the source material.

April 29, 2016  • 

The Canadian Photography Institute’s First Exhibition

The Canadian Photography Institute is presenting its first exhibition at The Globe and Mail’s Old Press Hall. Cutline: The Photography Archives of the Globe and Mail will also be on view in Ottawa later this fall.

April 29, 2016  • 

Newzones presents Endless Summer

Newzones in Calgary is featuring Joshua Jensen-Nagle’s Endless Summer from May 14 through July 2. Photographed from a helicopter, his new beach images create the sense of viewing an almost abstract, dreamlike memory.

April 29, 2016  • 

Joel Meyerowitz

From May 7 through June 18, Joel Meyerowitz’s Survey is on view at the Stephen Bulger Gallery in Toronto. A featured exhibition in the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, these images include some of his black-and-white work as well as his early colour photographs.

April 29, 2016  • 

Canadian Kevin Frayer Wins Twice at the Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an international photo competition organized by the World Photo Organisation, has announced that Canadian Kevin Frayer is the first photographer in the contest’s history to win two categories in the same year.

April 29, 2016  • 

Post Tohoku

Michel Huneault’s Post Tohoku is a featured exhibition at Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival in Toronto this year. On view at Campbell House Museum from May 5 through June 12, this new series continues the photographer’s focus on how communities cope with large-scale traumas.

April 28, 2016  • 

Cool Gadget: MagMod Flash Modifiers

Even though I find speedlights extremely convenient, I often find myself using traditional strobes for creative lighting. While I know that I can often obtain big-strobe results from smaller speedlights, I’ve found that mounting modifiers onto the small speedlights is almost always incredibly cumbersome. That’s why I was so interested in the...

April 28, 2016  • 

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Throughout the month of May, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival in Toronto is presenting a huge selection of exhibitions and photo events. This year CONTACT is celebrating 20 years of supporting established and emerging photo-based artists, documentary photographers and photojournalists from Canada and beyond.

April 28, 2016  • 

Shouldn’t all cameras provide a TIFF capture-mode option?

A friend owns the Nikon D810, and he told me that it has a special feature: a TIFF capture mode. This sounds ideal, since JPEGs do not provide ideal image quality, and Raw files require a lot of processing in software. Why don’t all cameras include an option to shoot TIFFs?

April 27, 2016  • 

The winners of TIPA Awards 2016

As a member of the Technical Imaging Press Association, Photo Life joined 26 leading photo and imaging magazines from 15 countries on six continents in San Francisco to vote for the most outstanding photo and imaging products announced during the last twelve months. Here is the complete 2016 TIPA Awards list!