June 4, 2020  • 

This strange season is not yet over, but it feels a bit sunnier out there since we’ve sent our June/July issue to the printer! It might not be as spectacular as SpaceX's first astronaut launch, but it certainly feels like a great accomplishment to us.

June 2, 2020  • 

Sending Love with Photo Canvas Prints from BestCanvas.ca

Over the last couple of months we’ve been reminded that the benefits of online services go far beyond ordering takeaways or bingeing on your favorite streaming platform. But during the recent global health crisis it’s become clear that shopping online can also benefit the happiness and well-being of our loved ones. The photo-printing experts...

May 26, 2020  • 

Photographers Unite

Image Salon, a photography and post-production studio in Montreal, is presenting Photographers Unite, a virtual photography conference to raise money for charitable causes related to the Covid-19 pandemic.

May 19, 2020  • 

OFFBEAT Photo Challenge

When OFFBEAT co-founders Dave Brosha and Paul Zizka invited us to review the shortlisted work form their 2019 Photo Challenge and select an essay to feature in Photo Life, we readily agreed! It was an honour to be able to have a glimpse into the groups’ collaborative processes and to witness what the ­photographers learned and created together.

May 11, 2020  • 

Museum Week 2020: Togetherness

Museum Week starts today and runs until May 17. This global initiative invites museums across the word to interact with their audience through social media under the theme "Togetherness".

May 7, 2020  • 

Finbarr O’Reilly Receives Carmignac Photojournalism Award

Launched at the end of April, Congo in Conversation by Finbarr O’Reilly is a collaborative online chronicle which, through close cooperation with Congolese journalists and photographers (as well as journalists of other nationalities based in the DRC), addresses the human, social and ecological challenges that the Congo faces today with this new...

April 30, 2020  • 

Top Photojournalists Recognized at Largest Competition in Canada

The News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) recognizes the excellence represented in submissions by 135 of Canada's outstanding photojournalists in announcing the finalists in the thirteenth annual National Pictures of the Year (NPOY) awards competition.

April 24, 2020  • 

On Blurry Lines: Inventing Documercial Photography

Storytelling is a fundamental part of how we communicate, and the documercial trend channels this reality. In a society that can at times feel anonymous and sterile, stories help forge emotional ties, fostering empathy and even intimacy. They let us in. For most brands, this is nothing short of a holy grail. For photographers, however, it raises...

April 20, 2020  • 

Legendary Canadian Photojournalist Ted Grant has passed away

So sad to hear the passing of Canadian Photographer Ted Grant. Our deepest thoughts are with his family and friends.

April 16, 2020  • 

2020 World Press Photo Winners Announced

World Press Photo has announced the results of its 2020 photo contest. The World Press Photo of the Year is Yasuyoshi Chiba's Straight Voice, and Canadian Mark Blinch received First Prize, Singles, in the Sports category for his image Kawhi Leonard’s Game 7 Buzzer Beater.

April 15, 2020  • 

Online exhibition with Capture Photography Festival

Arts Umbrella creates online access to an exhibition created by their students entitled Location; Past, Present and Future, as part of the public art program at Capture Photography Festival.

April 14, 2020  • 

TIPA Announces Winners of 2020 TIPA World Awards

The Technical Image Press Association has announced the winners of the 2020 TIPA World Awards. Along with exciting cameras and lenses that cover every category, from entry level to expert to professional, TIPA World Award winners in 40 categories represent the wide range of products and services that make up the imaging industry today.

April 11, 2020  • 

2020 Guggenheim Fellowship Winners Announced

On April 8, 2020, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of 175 writers, scholars, artists, and scientists. Among them are Canadian photographers Zun Lee and Larry Towell