September 2, 2016  • 

Sony’s New Full-Frame FE 50-mm f/2.8 Macro Lens

Press release from Sony Canada Sony Electronics has introduced a new full-frame lens for their E-mount camera system, the FE 50-mm f/2.8 macro lens (model SEL50M28). Ideal for everyday photography, this 50-mm macro lens features an f/2.8 maximum aperture that offers outstanding image quality and bokeh, while its 1:1 macro capability allows...

August 30, 2016  • 

Grow Your Business!

If you are looking for creative business training, check out the Canada Photo Convention in Toronto from October 4 through 6. With eighteen speakers covering a range of topics about business, portraiture and wedding photography, there's sure to be a ton of helpful advice and inspiration for growing your photo business.

August 30, 2016  • 

ProFusion Expo

Vistek’s ProFusion Pro Imaging Expo is this October 5 and 6 in Toronto. Profusion gives you an opportunity to see new product launches, demonstrations, free presentations by pro photographers, interactive displays, and other events. Don't forget to come by and say hello to us at the Photo Life booth!

August 29, 2016  • 

The Edge of the Earth

From September 14 through December 4, The Edge of the Earth: Climate Change in Photography and Video is on view at the Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto. Guest curated by art historian Dr. Bénédicte Ramade, this group exhibition of recent and historical images examines humanity’s impact on the planet.

August 25, 2016  • 

CLiC 2016 Winners

The 7th annual CLiC Photo Show and Sale has announced the winning images. The jury selected the 21 winning images from submissions from photographers of all levels from Eastern Ontario. The contest categories were Visible World Colour, Visible World Monochrome, Altered Reality, and Emerging Photography.

August 24, 2016  • 

World Press Montreal

World Press Photo is committed to inspiring understanding of the world through visual journalism and advancing high standards in photojournalism and documentary storytelling, and the photo exhibition is on view in Montreal through October 2. Future exhibitions are scheduled for Toronto and Chicoutimi.

August 23, 2016  • 

More Than a Rising Star

You've probably heard about Shayne Laverdière's work over the last few years. His quick ascension to the top calibre of photographers might have made some wonder if he could sustain that level over the long term. We interviewed him, and it's clear that this is one star that's not going to burn out.

August 18, 2016  • 

Nikon Canada Unveils the D3400 and Two Zooms

Nikon has unveiled the compact yet powerful Nikon D3400, an entry-level D-SLR that enables users to capture and share amazing images easier than ever before. The new D3400 provides a simple and seamless way to share stellar images from nearly anywhere.

August 17, 2016  • 

The Boreal Bash Heads South

The Boreal Collective aims to create a space for photographers to connect, exchange ideas and grow—and this year they’re doing that on an international scale. Instead of organizing the event in Toronto like the past three years, Boreal Bash IV will take place in San Andres Cholula, Puebla, Mexico, from October 28 through 30.

August 16, 2016  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Have you thought about the role of photography in elections? How good is your storage and back-up system? The Northern Lights documentary film focuses on photography workshops with Inuit youth. Do you agree that the key to success is to specialize? VSCO has opened a free-to-use studio space in NYC!

August 12, 2016  • 

5 Interesting Reads

The photographer whose gear was stolen in Rio found someone posing to be him in his vest at the games! Check out this article on photography and crime. Did you see this? Dear Men: Stop Disrespecting Women Photographers in the Field. Former Canadian Olympic athlete Kevin Light is now an Olympic photographer! Here is what Sports...

August 12, 2016  • 

Cool Gadget: Canon Connect Station CS-100

Many photographers complain that though capturing and processing their images is a pleasure, dealing with the inevitable headaches of file management is a huge buzzkill. Canon has released the Connect Station CS-100 in an attempt to simplify the process of playing back and storing images and video.

August 9, 2016  • 

Getting Published: Straight Talk and Practical Advice

Would you love to publish a book of your photographs but don't know where to start? If so, we've got just the article for you in our August/September issue. But before you read it, ask yourself if you really want to hear the truth from a professional.

August 5, 2016  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here's Getty's response to Carol Highsmith's lawsuit, another lawsuit by Zuma Press, and a thoughtful analysis of the whole situation. "According to a 2015 survey by Ilford Photo, 30% of all film users are under age 35." Would you release your images to be used for free? Jill Corral shares about working as a female street...

August 3, 2016  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Photographer Carol M. Highsmith is suing Getty for charging people to use her images that she donated to the U.S. Library of Congress for public domain usage. Check out these impressive watch photos shot with a loup and a cell-phone camera. What do you think is ethical in regards to wildlife photography? This is a good reminder to...