December 14, 2017  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Geoff Dyer's article "The Odd, Otherwordly Glow of Fred Herzog’s Photography" is excellent! Dyer even points out that Herzog was doing colour photography before many of the other well-known colour pioneers. (And, if you like Herzog's work, don't miss our interview with him in the December/January issue!) Here are some female photographers...

December 12, 2017  • 

Pierre Dury Photo Exhibition in Repentigny

The Centre d’art Diane-Dufresne in Repentigny, Quebec, is presenting Les années libres: Pierre Dury, Photographer through January 14. Pierre Dury's photographs document the last 50 years of Quebec history

December 8, 2017  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here is the story behind the Time Person of the Year portraits. Photographer Maurice Berger reflects on race and photography. Did you know Émile Zola was also a photographer? (And he did selfies too!) The organization Women Photograph has done a lot this year! Have you seen Ryan Staley's street photography?

December 8, 2017  • 

Mini-Interview With TWWLI Winner Stephanie Foden

Stephanie Foden, The World We Live In VI’s Interconnections 3rd-prize winner, answered a couple questions for us!

December 7, 2017  • 

Photo Contests and Copyright

TWWLI VI winner Mark Margerison said, "I find it important in a competition that the photographer retain the rights to the image they have created, and you get that with Photo Life." That reminded me of how reader Jane Thomas recently asked a smart question about our policy on copyright: "What happens to the photos, once submitted?"

December 6, 2017  • 

TWWLI: Now You Can Submit Series!

This year we have added a completely new theme for series of three photographs or more. It's an open category, which means you don't need to stick to a particular theme. We wanted to add this theme because sometimes stories can best be told in multiple images.

December 5, 2017  • 

Hank Willis Thomas Wins 2017 Aimia | AGO Photography Prize

Hank Willis Thomas is the the winner of the 2017 Aimia | AGO Photography Prize. The photographer was selected by public vote to receive the $50,000 prize.

December 5, 2017  • 

New Kodak Mini Shot Instant Camera

The KODAK Mini Shot Instant Print Camera leverages 4Pass printing technology, also known as dye-sublimation, resulting in beautiful, high-quality prints. It features the world’s smallest 4Pass all-in-one cartridge for carrying convenience.

December 1, 2017  • 

5 Interesting Reads

High-school students are discovering the joy of film photography and developing images in a darkroom. Canadian documentary photographer Sara Hylton shares what she discovered in South Sudan. Ever thought of taking a photo trip to Antarctica? This article explores Pete Souza and the role of photography with U.S. presidencies. ...

December 1, 2017  • 

2018 Buyer’s Guide: Now Available!

You’ll notice from our new cover and look that we’ve changed things up a little with the Photo Life 2018 Buyer’s Guide! This year we've taken a more curated approach will help you find the right products for you and the type of photography you enjoy!

November 30, 2017  • 

Mini-Interview With TWWLI Winner Bob Gates

Bob Gates, The World We Live In VI’s Environment 3rd-prize winner, answered a couple questions for us!

November 30, 2017  • 

The World We Live In: Which Theme is Right for You?

For those of you planning to enter our biggest photo contest of the year, The World We Live In, we wanted to talk a bit about the themes. This year, we are really excited because we've added a new theme for photo series!

November 30, 2017  • 

Gabor Szilasi Exhibition in Montreal

From December 7 to April 8, approximately forty of Gabor Szilasi’s images will be on view at the McCord Museum in Montreal.

November 29, 2017  • 

Deck the Walls

November 30 through December 23, Newzones in Calgary is presenting Deck the Walls, which features small- and medium-sized artwork for sale, including photo-based work.

November 28, 2017  • 

Our December/January Issue!

You won't want to miss the December/January issue! While working on this issue, I was particularly inspired by Jody MacDonald's article, "Welcoming Uncertainty: A Non-Planner's Guide to Planning a Photo Project." In it, she explains her approach to photo projects (and life) and offers tips about how we can "be prepared to be unprepared."

November 27, 2017  • 

Mini-Interview With TWWLI Winner Marianna Armata

Marianna Armata, The World We Live In VI's Humanity 6th-prize winner, answered a few questions for us.

November 27, 2017  • 

Paul Zizka Presentation in Winnipeg

On April 28, Paul Zizka will be leading an all-day photo presentation in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Zizka will share on the topic of the power of the human element in landscape photographyand more.

November 24, 2017  • 

Mini-Interview With TWWLI Grand-Prize Winner Arianne Clément

Arianne Clement, The World We Live In VI's Grand-Prize winner, answered a few questions for us about her grand-prize expedition cruise, her work and advice for entering photo contests.

November 23, 2017  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Presentation House Gallery in Vancouver has moved to a new location in North Vancouver and has been renamed the Polygon Gallery. Lynsey Addario shares about being a female war photographer. There is a new book out (Lee Miller: A Life With Food, Friends and Recipes) about prolific fashion photographer and war reporter Lee Miller's...