April 14, 2016  • 

Tamina-Florentine Zuch Wins Zeiss Photography Award

The World Photography Organisation and Zeiss have announced the winner of the first Zeiss Photography Award. Tamina-Florentine Zuch was selected as the recipient of the award for her series Indian Train Journey.

April 13, 2016  • 

2015 ViewPoint Gallery Photography Competition: April Winner

The April winner of ViewPoint Gallery’s 2015 Photography Competition is George Digalakis from Athens, Greece. For those of you thinking of entering the 2016 competition, you have until April 15 to get your images in!

April 12, 2016  • 

New Sigma 150-600 mm Lens and Teleconverter Bundles

Gentec International, the exclusive Canadian distributor of Sigma lenses, announces two new Global Vision Lens bundles: the 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 Sports Lens with TC-1401 1.4X Teleconverter bundle and the 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 Telephoto Contemporary Lens with TC-1401 1.4X Teleconverter bundle.

April 11, 2016  • 

5 Interesting Reads

There will be a European talent-competition television series called Master of Photography. An emerging NYC photographer shares an account of all the money she spent one week. Be careful where you fly your drone! Why not ask for what you want? Do you know Gordon Parks' work?

April 8, 2016  • 

Tunnel Vision: The Story of Toronto’s Subway

The Market Gallery of Toronto and the Toronto Transportation Society are presenting Tunnel Vision: The Story of Toronto’s Subway through June 11. Including photographs, maps and artifacts, this exhibition examines the history of Canada's first subway and its massive operations.

April 7, 2016  • 

Is a lens hood really essential?

Q&A: I noticed that some photographers are using lenses with a hood or shade but one of lenses did not come with such an accessory and I lost the hood for my other lens. Is it really necessary? If so, why is it not included with every lens of every brand?

April 6, 2016  • 

Photo Seminar by David duChemin in Winnipeg

On May 7 in Winnipeg, David duChemin will be leading “Photographically Speaking,” an all-day, four-session seminar presented by Manitoba Camera Club, Manitoba Foto Friends and Winnipeg South Photo Club.

April 5, 2016  • 

Sony’s New Cyber-shot RX10 III Camera

Featuring a newly-developed 25x super-telephoto zoom lens with an extensive focal range of 24-600 mm, the new Sony RX10 III camera is able to produce high-quality content at a variety of focal lengths and camera settings that would require three or more lenses for an interchangeable lens camera user.

April 5, 2016  • 

Sony Adds to Full-Frame FE Lens Lineup

Sony Electronics, a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image-sensor manufacturer, has introduced two new full-frame lenses for their E-mount camera system, the FE 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS telephoto zoom and 50-mm f/1.8 prime lens.

April 5, 2016  • 

5 Interesting Reads

“In the future, we will photograph everything and look at nothing." Nicholas Goodden addresses the importance of self-doubt. Are you interested in experimenting with GIFs in your photography? Portrait-photography rules are made for breaking. Some photographers share their stories of trying to break into the industry.

April 5, 2016  • 

Panasonic Canada Introduces the LUMIX GX85

Panasonic Canada has introduced the new LUMIX G Series DMC-GX85 (GX85), a mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera that delivers a lighter alternative to bulky DSLRs without compromising on intelligent design or industry-leading performance.

April 4, 2016  • 

Remotes

Edwin Janzen’s Remotes is being presented at ViewPoint Gallery in Halifax from April 7 through May 1. This series decontextualizes remotes; Janzen scanned them with a hi-res scanner and then cropped the images into small squares, which were enlarged and printed.

April 1, 2016  • 

Exhibitionism

From April 2 through 30, Stephen Bulger Gallery in Toronto is featuring Cynthia Greig’s Exhibitionism, which examines the landscapes and minute details of gallery spaces, often overlooked by exhibition visitors.

March 31, 2016  • 

Rare, Historical B.C. Photographs on View for First Time

NANITCH: Early Photographs of British Columbia from the Langmann Collection is on view at Presentation House Gallery in North Vancouver through June 26. Meaning “to look and watch” in Chinook Jargon, Nanitch asks viewers to carefully consider B.C.’s social and political history through these rare photographs.

March 29, 2016  • 

2016 Sony World Photography Awards: Open and Youth Winners Announced

The Sony World Photography Awards, created by the World Photography Organisation, has announced the winners of the Open and Youth competitions. Out of 103,005 entries, one winner was selected for each of the ten Open categories and three Youth categories of the 2016 competition—and the youngest winner is just 12 years old!