April 22, 2015  • 

Early Canadian Travel Photography

Through August 30, For the Record: Early Canadian Travel Photography is on view at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa. In the early 19th century, transportation companies hired photographers to capture impressive Canadian scenery with the goal of inspiring people to visit various destinations.

April 21, 2015  • 

Reminder: Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day

The 15th annual Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day is April 26! Photographers all over the world are invited to make a pinhole photograph on that day to celebrate lens-less photography.

April 20, 2015  • 

Langara College’s Graduating Students’ Photo Exhibition

From May 1 through 8 in Vancouver, Langara Photography Program's graduating class is presenting an exhibition called What the F/Stop. The exhibition will showcase the fifteen students' best work in commercial, portrait and fine-art photography.

April 17, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Do you have a vision and a distinct style? Are you making any of these beginner mistakes? Do you feel like street photography is in a rut? This photographer took a public stand against believing photos should be free. Here are some tips on taking portraits of kids.

April 16, 2015  • 

Test Review: The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a 16-MP Micro Four Thirds camera with a lot of unique features. This includes an improved 5-axis image stabilizer and a special function to shoot 40-MP images.

April 16, 2015  • 

Photos Taken with an Equatorial Mount and a Large-Format Camera

From April 17 to June 21, the Burnaby Art Gallery in Burnaby, B.C., is exhibiting Scott Massey’s Unstable Ground. This series was created using an astronomical tool called an equatorial mount, which permits a fixed view of the stars, and a large-format camera positioned in front of a telescope.

April 15, 2015  • 

DxO Announces Upgrades

DxO has announced the immediate availability of DxO OpticsPro v10.4, DxO FilmPack v5.1.2, and DxO ViewPoint v2.5.4 for Mac and Windows. These upgrades allow the three DxO solutions to process images taken with the new Nikon D7200 and the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II. Among other new features, DxO OpticsPro v10.4 now offers a one-click reset function,...

April 15, 2015  • 

Should I be willing to pay more for a printer with very high resolution?

I’m in the market for a new inkjet photo printer and noticed that some of the new 13 x 19-inch models have very high resolutions, such as 5760 dpi. Is that a really useful feature? Should I be willing to pay more for a printer with such high resolution?

April 14, 2015  • 

Sony Introduces World’s Smallest 30x Optical Zoom Cameras

Sony has introduced a pair of the world’s smallest 30x optical zoom cameras, the new HX90V and WX500 models. The new compact cameras boast a variety of impressive imaging credentials including high-resolution 18.2 MP2 Exmor R CMOS Sensors, 30x optical zoom ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lenses, powerful BIONZ X processors and Optical SteadyShot...

April 14, 2015  • 

Portrait Exhibition on View in Calgary

Tasha Barrie’s Les Femmes, an exhibition of portraits of women, will be presented in the Arts Commons Window Galleries (near the Max Bell Theatre) in Calgary through June 26.

April 13, 2015  • 

Three-Dimensional Photo Art

Through May 9, Monte Clark Gallery in Vancouver will be featuring Karin Bubaš' Paper Forest. These photographs are three-dimensional works that the artist creates by printing multiple images then laser-cutting and combining them.

April 10, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Check out this neat Ikea photo hack! Do you use black tape on your camera? Here's how one photographer optimizes her camera with tape. These microscopic images are colourful! Are you thinking of using Amazon's Unlimited Cloud Drive storage plan? This perspective on limitations and happiness is refreshing.

April 9, 2015  • 

The 2015 TIPA Awards Announced

Photo Life was present at the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) General Assembly, along with the other member magazines, to vote for the best photo and imaging products launched by the industry in the last 12 months. The voting took place on March 20 in Dubai, UAE.

April 9, 2015  • 

The World We Live In IV: Winners’ Gallery

We are pleased to announce the winners of our biggest annual photo contest, The World We Live In. Open to photographers from Canada and the U.S., the 4th edition of World We Live In offered more than $40,000 in prizes, including the latest photo equipment and a cruise to St-Pierre-et-Miquelon. You can check out all 22 winning images in our online...

April 8, 2015  • 

FAQ: A Different Perspective—Erratum

Please note that there was an error in the chart shown in the "FAQ: A Different Perspective" article on page 48 of the April/May 2015 issue. In the chart showing focal equivalence, angles of view and conversion factors, the dimension for the one-inch sensor should read 13.2 x 8.8 mm (as pictured above in the corrected chart) and not 7.44 x...