August 20, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here is an update on the search for Vivian Maier's closest heir. Wanna see what's in Peter Hurley's photo bag? Are you considering buying a film rangefinder? Check out this list of suggestions. Here are some tips on getting hired. This photo essay shows a refugee camp in Calais.

August 20, 2015  • 

2016 SNAP! Photo Competition Now Open

Now celebrating 15 years, SNAP! is accepting entries for its annual photo competition through November 12. The proceeds from the photo competition and auction go to support ACT's programs and services assisting those living with, at risk, or affected by HIV/AIDS.

August 19, 2015  • 

Lowepro’s Updated Slingshot Edge Series

Press release by DayMen Canada Lowepro has announced the latest generation of its urban daypack series, Slingshot Edge. The redesigned series caters to the urban photographer by combining protective compartments and easy access with added storage for tablets, slim design and a stylish exterior. Lowepro is distributed in Canada by...

August 19, 2015  • 

Toronto Photo Exhibition Looks at Cultural Identity

Circuit Gallery in Toronto is presenting Naomi Harris’ new project EUSA, which focuses on themed towns, festivals and amusement parks in Europe and the United States. By looking at U.S.-themed places in Europe and European-themed places in the States, Harris reveals how people express ideas about other cultures.

August 18, 2015  • 

2015 ViewPoint Gallery Photography Competition: August Winner

The ViewPoint Gallery Photography Competition August Winner, Self Portrait With Beer by Ralph Hassenpflug, is on view this month in Halifax. Born in West Germany, the photographer immigrated to the United States in 2002. His work has been presented in Europe and across the U.S., and Hassenpflug offers workshops in Maine and in Europe.

August 17, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Liza Nelson creates photographs of emoji. Have you heard of video-game photography? This article on great artists who experienced and overcame creative blocks is encouraging! If you have never worked with film and want to, read this informative article. Did you know it was all the rage to be photographed from behind in 1896?

August 14, 2015  • 

How Can I Work With My New Nikon’s RAW Files Without Upgrading Software?

I just bought the new Nikon D750 and found that my Photoshop and Lightroom version can't open the RAW files. I don't really want to spend money to upgrade to the new versions. Nikon View NX supports the D750's RAW format, but I would prefer to use Adobe software...

August 13, 2015  • 

Test Review: Panasonic G7

The Panasonic G7 is a compact-system camera with an SLR-style body. This Micro Four Thirds camera offers 16-MP resolution, a high-resolution electronic viewfinder and a lot of unusual and very interesting features.

August 12, 2015  • 

Focal Point Ontario

Focal Point Ontario is September 26 through 28 at the Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport. Keynote speakers are international fashion photographer Struan from Toronto and Craig LaMere from Idaho. There will also be a trade show with top industry companies.

August 11, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

This photographer "shoots" trophy hunters. Do you use a watermark? Photographer Ashley Comer's photo project to tell the story of meeting her birth mother. What do you think of these four-way portraits of the royal family? Fashion photographer Mark Reay slept on a NYC roof for six years to pursue his dream.

August 10, 2015  • 

Fresh Paint/New Construction in Montreal

Through August 29, Art Mûr in Montreal is presenting it's 11th year of Fresh Paint/New Construction. This mixed media show includes photography in its selection of art work from 45 students representing 16 art programs across Canada.

August 7, 2015  • 

Epson’s EcoTank Can Print for up to Two Years Without an Ink Refill

Epson is addressing one of the biggest pain points for small businesses and consumers: running out of ink. Under its new EcoTank brand, Epson has unveiled five new all-in-one colour printers featuring large ink reservoirs – what Epson defines as the Supertank category – that come loaded and ready for up to two years of prints without replacing...

August 7, 2015  • 

Photo Moncton International

Photo Moncton International will be in Moncton from September 10 through 13 at Le Centre Aberdeen Cultural Centre. This three-day conference fosters creative and technical development for photographers of all levels and is a great chance to get to know other local photographers in the Atlantic Provinces.

August 6, 2015  • 

New iOS App Connects Photographers, Models, Stylists and Make-up Artists

A new app has just been launched in Canada for iOS devices (and a U.S. launch will follow). With portfolios, profiles and ways to "friend" or message others, this app helps photographers find models, stylists and make-up artists.

August 5, 2015  • 

Dog Days of Summer

Viewpoint Gallery in Halifax has had a change of schedule with its August exhibition. Due to a last minute scheduling conflict, the group exhibition Dog Days of Summer will be presented instead of Pam Purves' solo show. Dog Days of Summer will be on view through August 30.