June 22, 2015  • 

DxO ONE: A DSLR-Quality Camera for the iPhone

DxO has introduced the DxO ONE, a camera that delivers DSLR image quality in an extremely compact size. Made of high-grade aluminum, the DxO ONE has been engineered with the iPhone and iPad in mind.

June 22, 2015  • 

Our Test Drive: Peak Design Carrying Solutions

The Peak Design universe consists of a group of products for transporting your camera, each compatible with the others. Promising… For several weeks now, I’ve been using the CapturePRO Camera Clip and the Slide strap.

June 19, 2015  • 

Ricoh Imaging Announces the GR II

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation (Ricoh Imaging) has announced the newest camera in its GR series, the RICOH GR II, a premium compact camera with Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication (NFC) functionality. The GR II is the smallest premium compact with DSLR image quality, making it ideal for advanced photographers who want the quality of an SLR...

June 19, 2015  • 

Does Technology Connect Us?

ViewPoint Gallery in Halifax has announced the winners of the ViewPoint Gallery Photography Competition. Each of the twelve winners will have their work exhibited for one month. This month the gallery is exhibiting U.S. photographer Julio Del Sesto’s Me-Volution.

June 18, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Are you familiar with Larry Fink's work? Here's a guide on protecting yourself from photo copyright infringements and plagarism. This is an impressive tornado photo. The Leica Q has been announced. Here's a Raspberry Pi DIY photo booth.

June 17, 2015  • 

#CaptureTheStreets Project

The I Am exhibition is the result of Jayu’s #CaptureTheStreets Project. This project included six photography workshops where six mobile photographers worked with 10 at-risk and homeless youth at Horizons for Youth.

June 16, 2015  • 

Our Test Drive: The Nikon 1 J5

The Nikon 1 J5 is a 20.8-megapixel compact-system camera with interchangeable lenses. It has a tilting touchscreen LCD and integrated Wi-Fi with NFC.

June 16, 2015  • 

Test Review: Nikon 1 J5

The Nikon 1 J5 Photo Life's Guy Langevin did a test drive of the Nikon 1 J5, and we'll share his take in the next post! Nikon's newest compact-system camera is the Nikon 1 J5. It's the first model of the Nikon 1 series with 20 MP. Very compact, the camera has a large touchscreen as an electronic viewfinder, and it can record 4K video. The...

June 15, 2015  • 

Is it really possible to get good-quality big prints from JPEGs?

Occasionally, I want huge prints such as 40 x 60 inches, and I found an online lab that is reputed to provide excellent results. Surprisingly, they do not accept anything but JPEGs and only if they are 25 MB or smaller. Is it really possible to get good quality big prints from JPEGs?

June 12, 2015  • 

The Sobey Award Shortlist

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Sobey Art Foundation have announced the shortlist for the 2015 Sobey Art Award. This award, created in 2002, is for Canadian artists under 40 and offers a total of $100,000 in prizes. An exhibition of the work of these Canadian artists will begin on September 26 at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

June 11, 2015  • 

Sony’s New Cyber-shot Cameras: The Compact RX100 IV and High-Zoom RX10 II

Sony – a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufacturer – has announced two of the most advanced, versatile Cyber-shot cameras ever to come to market, the compact RX100 IV (model DSC-RX100M4) and high-zoom RX10 II (model DSC-RX10M2) cameras.

June 11, 2015  • 

Sony’s New α7R II Camera: World’s First Back-Illuminated 35-mm Full-Frame Sensor

The Sony new α7R II CSC features the world’s first back-illuminated full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor, which realizes high resolution, high sensitivity and high-speed AF response.

June 11, 2015  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Blacks is closing all stores. Did you hear what Pizza Hut is up to? Here are some tips on pricing your work. Chris Farina, a top boxing photographer and the official photographer for Top Rank, shares about his approach, work, persistence and the importance of anticipation. What kind of photographer are you? Maybe you don't need to...

June 10, 2015  • 

The Cyanotype

The George Eastman House has an excellent video series on photography. This episode is "The Cyanotype."

June 9, 2015  • 

New Photo Exhibitions at Whyte Museum

From June 14 to October 18, the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies in Banff is featuring two photography exhibitions. Legacy in Time: Rephotography by Henry Vaux Jr. is a collection of images taken by Henry Vaux Jr. and his ancestors at the same locations over the last century. Water Eau 水 Mînî पानी Wasser מים Acqua پانی Tubig...