November 12, 2015  • 

Compositing to Create Panoramas

My photography has changed since starting the Independent Digital Photography program at Seneca College. I’m learning about the profession and about the art of visual literacy. I’ve learned how to shoot photos that connect with the viewer on a connotative level.

November 11, 2015  • 

An Artist’s Arctic Journey

Jessica Houston's Horizon Felt follows the path of Sir John Franklin’s 1845 expedition looking for the Northwest Passage. Like Franklin, Houston made her own Arctic journey, and she focused on the effects of climate change through photographs where landscapes are divided with an obstructed view created by brightly coloured pieces of felt.

November 10, 2015  • 

Montreal International Documentary Festival Highlights Photographers

From November 12 to 22, the 18th annual Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) will feature two retrospectives focusing on prominent filmmakers and photographers. One retrospective will showcase filmmaker, educator and critic Thom Andersen, and the other is called "A Photographer's Eye."

November 9, 2015  • 

Canadian Wins Photography Contest With Puffin Photo

Canadian Megan Lorenz is the 2015 grand-prize winner of the Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards "Best of the Best" photo competition for her image Atlantic Puffin & Wild Iris.

November 9, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Did you know Ringo Starr is also a photographer? This new short film tells the story. This is a neat collaboration. You can DIY pedals for adjusting the autofocus and shutter on a DSLR. These are some stunning travel photo essays. Did you know that there was "photoshopping" long, long before Photoshop?

November 6, 2015  • 

Epson International Pano Awards

The Epson International Pano Awards recently announced the winners of their sixth annual contest. This competition is the world's largest dedicated to panoramic photography, and 1055 amateur and professional photographers from 60 countries submitted images this year

November 5, 2015  • 

Test Review: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II

The Olympus E-M10 Mark II is the newest entry-level model of the OM-D series. It has a very compact body and offers a 16-MP image sensor, 5-axis image stabilizer and high- resolution OLED EVF. In addition, it is highly configurable, even though it offers many scene modes and effect filters for beginners.

November 4, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here's one photographer's story of having his photo on the cover of National Geographic. Did you see this photo of Pluto? Do you want to edit Raw photos on your Android phone? Check out the new Snapseed update. Here's more on the Light L16. Photographer Richard Peters shows that inspiration can be found in our own backyard.

November 3, 2015  • 

JOBY’s Action Bike Mount and Light Pack

JOBY enhances its point-of-view (POV) solutions with a multi-device bike mount designed to fit most handlebars. The Action Bike Mount and Action Bike Mount & Light Pack kit provide a variety of configurations for action cam mounting, enabling cycling enthusiasts to capture their biking experience from the angle they want.

November 3, 2015  • 

JOBY’s Lightweight, Compact and Universally Compatible Action Battery Grip for Action Cams

JOBY continues to expand its Action Series collection with the new Action Battery Grip. Designed to work with Contour, Ion, Garmin, GoPro, SJCAM, Sony Action Cam and other popular action cams, this powered solution provides up to three times the normal battery life of a device, and includes its own mount and built-in charger with 2600mAh capacity....

November 3, 2015  • 

Zenfolio Partners With Pikto

Award-winning photo-hosting and e-commerce web service, Zenfolio has announced that it is now integrated with Pikto, Canada’s leading print lab. This makes Zenfolio the first in the industry to offer a fully localized solution for Canadian photographers with a local lab, plans and pricing in Canadian dollars and multi-language support.

November 3, 2015  • 

Newsletter Photo Contest Winner

The winner of last month's newsletter photo contest is Marty Samis, from Haines Junction, YT. The theme was Street Scenes. Each monthly newsletter has a themed photo contest with great prizes—a fun way to have inspiration as you go out and take photos, plus you could win great gear.

November 3, 2015  • 

The Birthday Book Project

Inspired by Gary Goldschneider's book The Secret Language of Birthdays, The Birthday Book Project is a combined effort of Canadian photographers to photograph 366 people—a person with a birthday for every day of the year (including February 29), to be published in a book expected out next year.

November 2, 2015  • 

World Press Photo on View in Chicoutimi

After stops in Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto, World Press Photo is off to its last Canadian stop of its global tour of te winning images of the 2015 World Press photo contest. Your last chance to see the exhibition in Canada is to head to Chicoutimi, Quebec, where it wil l be presented at La Pulperie from November 6 through 29.

October 30, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Did you know Edgar Allen Poe wrote about the daguerrotype? Photographer Zach Frailey tells of his experience with a realty company that believes it is okay to use any online image without a watermark. New technology like Mine could help reduce theft of images and copyright problems. Photographer Zack Seckler's images stand out for the...