December 12, 2017  • 

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 collaborations with newspapers and magazines. His vast archives chronicle the 60s, 70s and 80s, and the social revolutions of those years.

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!

November 30, 2017  • 

Gabor Szilasi Exhibition in Montreal

From December 7 to April 8, approximately forty of Gabor Szilasi’s images will be on view at the McCord Museum in Montreal.

November 29, 2017  • 

Deck the Walls

November 30 through December 23, Newzones in Calgary is presenting Deck the Walls, which features small- and medium-sized artwork for sale, including photo-based work.

November 28, 2017  • 

Our December/January Issue!

You won't want to miss the December/January issue! While working on this issue, I was particularly inspired by Jody MacDonald's article, "Welcoming Uncertainty: A Non-Planner's Guide to Planning a Photo Project." In it, she explains her approach to photo projects (and life) and offers tips about how we can "be prepared to be unprepared."