May 24, 2016  • 

Professional Photographers of America is currently accepting submissions to its International Photographic Competition. The early registration deadline is June 22; late registration ends on July 7. The judging will be live streamed from July 31 through August 3 (, and the winning image will be displayed at Imaging USA in January 2017.

May 18, 2016  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Cole Burston shares about his experience being on assignment photographing the Fort McMurray wildfire. Truth in photography: is it even possible? Ninety-two-year-old photographer Dorothy Bohm said, “A photograph fulfills my deep need to stop things from disappearing.” In this video series created by Vistek, photographers talk...

May 12, 2016  • 

5 Interesting Reads

These women were pioneers in the early years of photography. Here are 10 cost-effective ideas to get out of a creative rut. Kevin Frayer shares about his  work in China. This article addresses the financial reality of many professional photographers. Are you following the Vivian Maier copyright case?

May 11, 2016  • 

A Vibrant Exchange Between Painting and Photography

Through May 31, Jill Greenberg's photo exhibition Paintings is on view at Bau-Xi Photo in Toronto as a featured exhibit in the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. In this new series, the artist creates paintings, which she then photographs as they are in the process of drying.

May 10, 2016  • 

HIPA Competition’s Sixth Season: The Challenge

The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) competition is open through October 31 for entries. HIPA has announced that the overall theme of its sixth season is The Challenge.

May 9, 2016  • 

The EPSON International Pano Awards 2016: Call for Entries

The 7th annual EPSON International Pano Awards is accepting early-bird submissions until July 10. Open to amateur and professional photographers, this contest is the largest competition dedicated to panoramic photographs.

May 6, 2016  • 

Nikon Canada Returns as Official Camera Partner for Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

For the sixth consecutive year, Nikon Canada is offering a series of events in partnership with Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival in Toronto. Nikon Canada will host a weekly photo contest, a series of lectures by Nikon Canada Ambassadors, and a youth photo contest project in partnership with CONTACT and the Arts Committee of West Region 6 of...

May 5, 2016  • 

Summer Photo Exhibitions at the RMG

Lindsay Lauckner Gundlock's Familiarity in the Foreign is now on view at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa, Ont., through June 5. Jerm IX’s The Singing Alarm: Inside Knob Hill and Sarindar Dhaliwal’s The Radcliffe Line and Other Geographies are on view now through August 21.

May 4, 2016  • 

Suzy Lake Named 2016 Scotiabank Photography Award Winner

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.