May 14, 2015  • 

Crossroads

Through May 31, as a part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Lonsdale Gallery is presenting Crossroads, an exhibition featuring work by Hua Jin, Kevin J. Mellis and other artists.

May 13, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Photographer Beth Mancuso's excellent photos focus on the relationship between her three sons and the family's two cats. Wedding photographer James Day accomplished the near-impossible for this just-married couple. Here are some tips on second shooting for a wedding. Are you familiar with the work of photojournalist Eve Arnold, one of...

May 13, 2015  • 

¡Viva México!

¡Viva México! Clothing and Culture is on view at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto through May 23, 2016. This exhibition presents over 150 pieces Mexican textiles (both contemporary and historic) and also includes photography by the exhibition's guest curator, Chloë Sayer.

May 12, 2015  • 

Olympus Announces New Premium M.ZUIKO DIGITAL PRO Lenses

Olympus has announced the availability of two new premium M.ZUIKO DIGITAL PRO lenses. The M.ZUIKO Digital ED 7-14 mm f/2.8 PRO is an ultra-wide-angle zoom lens with a 35-mm-equivalent focal length of 14-28 mm, while the M.ZUIKO Digital ED 8-mm Fisheye PRO, the world’s first with an f/1.8 aperture, features a minimum working distance of just 2.5...

May 12, 2015  • 

Test Review: The Fujifilm X-A2

The Fujifilm X-A2 is the new entry-level model of the X series. The camera has an APS-C-sized sensor with 16-MP resolution; a small and convenient body; a new swivel LCD screen; and a lot of individual settings, scene modes and image effects (film simulation, for example).

May 11, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here's more on the debate over perrmits required for shooting in parks...and how pro-gear can trigger inquiries, even if you are not shooting commercially. Here are five tips to improve your photography. Have you ever tried setting up an outdoor studio? The one-hour photo service store is almost extinct. Do you have a photo buddy?

May 8, 2015  • 

Angela Grauerholz Named 2015 Scotiabank Photography Award Winner

Montreal-based Angela Grauerholz was recently announced as the winnner of the fifth annual Scotiabank Photography Award at a reception during Toronto's Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. This award offers the winner a $50,000 cash prize, a solo exhibition at Ryerson Image Centre during the following year's CONTACT festival, and a book of the...

May 8, 2015  • 

A Good Photo Cause + Fluevog Shoes

Camera4Change is hosting its third annual fundraiser, Sole2Soul, on May 21 in the Gastown district of Vancouver. The event will take place at John Fluevog Shoes, and 50% of the shoe sales will go to Cameras4Change.

May 7, 2015  • 

Test Review: The Nikon D7200

The Nikon D7200 is the new flagship of Nikon's DX cameras (APS-C sized sensor). The camera offers 20-MP resolution and a very fast and reliable AF system, and it had an excellent overall performance in our tests.

May 6, 2015  • 

Canadian Honoured in TIPA International Photo Contest

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) recently announced the winners of the TIPA Photo Trophy 2015 Discover the World - Open (Y)our Eyes to the Beauty of Planet Earth contest. Sergey Anisimov, from Russia, won the $5000 Euro first prize and Jonathan Tucker, from Canada, won the $3000 Euro second prize.

May 6, 2015  • 

Panasonic Canada’s Full HD HX-A1 Wearable Camera

Panasonic Canada has announced the Full HD HX-A1, a wearable camera that offers a revolutionary way to capture exciting footage, even in the dark. Canadians on-the-go will appreciate the HX-A1’s ultra-compact and lightweight (approximately 45-gram) design that makes shooting hands-free comfortable even over long periods of time.

May 6, 2015  • 

Henri Venne: Resurfacing

Henri Venne’s Resurfacing will be at Art Mûr in Montreal through June 20. These abstract, minimal images explore remembering and forgetting. Venne explores the landscape of memory, contemplation, and visual purification.

May 6, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

It's not the idea but the execution of the idea—do you agree? If you're around Toronto, here are 10 not-to-miss exhibitions from the CONTACT festival. Benjamin Von Wong took on a photo challenge with a smartphone...and fire. This is a good reminder of the importance of backups and liability insurance. This photographer shares...

May 5, 2015  • 

Double Take

From May 5 through 31, ViewPoint Gallery in Halifax is featuring Angela Creaser and Eric Boutilier-Brown's exhibition, Double Take. Taken on trips the couple took together, these images are presented in pairs to emphasize and appreciate the differences in their artistic visions.

May 4, 2015  • 

2015 Sony World Photography Awards: L’Iris d’Or/Photographer of the Year

The World Photography Organisation has announced the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards’ L’Iris d’Or/Photographer of the Year recipient. U.S. photographer John Moore was named the L’Iris d’Or/Photographer of the Year and was awarded a US$25,000 prize and the latest Sony digital imaging equipment.