September 28, 2016  • 

Dina Goldstein's series Fallen Princesses, In the Dollhouse and Gods of Suburbia have all been recognized with tons of international attention and awards, including the recent Just for Laughs International Visual Arts Contest and the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist. The Vancouver-based artist is getting ready to release her newest series, Modern Girl, at the Galerie Virginie Barrou Planquart in Paris this October. Goldstein talked with us about her work and career journey so far....

September 27, 2016  • 

Camera Test: Fujifilm X-T2

The Fujifilm X-T2 The Fujifilm X-T2 is the newest CSC using Fujifilm’s X-Trans CMOS III sensor. A lot of function buttons and dials, a high resolution EVF (2.36 million RGB dots) and new and very fast AF system mean that it handles professionally. The standard test box is reproduced with fine details and natural colours. The...

September 27, 2016  • 

Our Interview With Laura Letinsky

Our October/November issue includes our interview with Laura Letinsky, a Canadian photographer who uses still-life photography to explore complex themes. Her work and reflections are thought-provoking, surprising, funny and challenging. When we asked for her best advice, she said, “It’s not about what you photograph, rather how and why. Or...

September 26, 2016  • 

She Photographs

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is presenting SHE Photographs, a collection of contemporary art by 30 photographers. Created using a wide range of styles and techniques, including everything from pinhole to collage and composites, the 70 images in this exhibition are incredibly diverse. The long list of (mostly Canadian) artists includes Angela...

September 26, 2016  • 

The Power and the Speed

As you might have heard, the Profoto D2 just came out. And in our October/November issue, we have a five-page, in-depth review by Patrick La Roque. He tested a pre-production unit and has shared his opinions on the experience. You'll find Patrick La Roque's "The Power and the Speed: Test Review of the New Profoto D2" in the October/November issue...

September 23, 2016  • 

5 Ways to Get Ready for The World We Live In Photo Contest

Are you considering submitting your images to our biggest annual photo contest, The World We Live In? Even if you've never entered a photo contest in your life, don't let the unknown hold you back! Here are five steps to ensure a smooth process. A good first step in preparing to enter a photo contest is to read the text about the themes and the...

September 23, 2016  • 

Cool Gadget: Sigma MC-11 Adapter

I’m a huge fan of mirrorless cameras, and I have a variety of older lenses from Pentax and Nikon that are great fun to shoot on a modern mirrorless camera. Inexpensive mechanical adapters work great; however, I also want to be able to use my modern, electronically controlled Canon mount lenses on a Sony E-Mount camera, so the new Sigma MC-11 EF...

September 22, 2016  • 

Sigma Introduces Three New Lenses

Gentec International, the exclusive Canadian distributor of Sigma lenses, has announced the newest portrait lens to the Sigma Art line, the Sigma 85 mm f/1.4 DG HSM | Art; the newest super telephoto to the Sigma Sports line, the Sigma 500 mm f/4 DG HSM | Sports; and the newest ultra-wide zoom to the Sigma Art line, the Sigma 12-24 mm f/4 DG HSM |...

September 21, 2016  • 

Climate Talks: Thoughtful Conversations Between Kids and Adults

Ryerson Image Centre commissioned these videos where kids interview adults like photographer Edward Burtynsky or their city councillor or local MP. In conjunction with Ryerson Image Centre's current exhibition, The Edge of the Earth, now on view in Toronto., these online videos are refreshing because they show thoughtful conversations between...

September 20, 2016  • 

The New Epson FastFoto FF-640

Epson FastFoto FF-640 Press release from Epson Canada Epson America, Inc. has introduced the FastFoto FF-640 high-speed photo scanning system poised to change the way people preserve and share the billions of photos tucked away in attics, basements, garages, and closets. An innovative alternative to flatbed scanners and costly third-party...

September 20, 2016  • 

Sony Announces New Full-Frame α99 II A-Mount Camera

Sony Electronics has introduced their new flagship A-mount camera, the α99 II. Reaffirming Sony’s commitment to produce industry leading A-mount cameras, the impressive new camera combines the best of many of their latest digital imaging innovations including a new Hybrid Phase Detection AF system with exclusive Sony A-mount features such as...

September 19, 2016  • 

Nikon’s New Line of KeyMission Cameras

Nikon Canada has announced the new line of KeyMission action cameras that encourages users to discover, capture and share their personal missions from an entirely new perspective. Rooted in Nikon’s legendary excellence in imaging innovation, this new camera lineup offers users a hands-free way to push the limits and document their adventures...

September 16, 2016  • 

Profoto’s New D2

With the ability to freeze action at up to 1/63,000 of a second, to shoot bursts of 20 images per second and sync with camera shutter speeds as fast as 1/8,000 of a second, the D2 is redefining the definition of speed in monolights. “For a photographer, every new day is a new challenge. So for them, speed isn’t one thing—it’s many....

September 14, 2016  • 

The Aimia|AGO Photography Prize Exhibition

The Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto is presenting the work of the four finalists for the Aimia|AGO Photography Prize and an online exhibition is on view here. The prize of $50,000 is awarded to one person, selected by public vote online or in person. This year's finalists are Talia Chetrit (USA), Jimmy Robert (France), Ursula Schulz-Dornburg...

September 13, 2016  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Bill Cunnigham's photo archives are estimated to be worth around $1 million. Have you ever tried scanner photography? What's your approach to branding? Need some ideas for photography projects this weekend? Saying yes is powerful.