April 30, 2020  • 

Top Photojournalists Recognized at Largest Competition in Canada

The News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) recognizes the excellence represented in submissions by 135 of Canada's outstanding photojournalists in announcing the finalists in the thirteenth annual National Pictures of the Year (NPOY) awards competition.

April 24, 2020  • 

On Blurry Lines: Inventing Documercial Photography

Storytelling is a fundamental part of how we communicate, and the documercial trend channels this reality. In a society that can at times feel anonymous and sterile, stories help forge emotional ties, fostering empathy and even intimacy. They let us in. For most brands, this is nothing short of a holy grail. For photographers, however, it raises...

April 20, 2020  • 

Legendary Canadian Photojournalist Ted Grant has passed away

So sad to hear the passing of Canadian Photographer Ted Grant. Our deepest thoughts are with his family and friends.

April 16, 2020  • 

2020 World Press Photo Winners Announced

World Press Photo has announced the results of its 2020 photo contest. The World Press Photo of the Year is Yasuyoshi Chiba's Straight Voice, and Canadian Mark Blinch received First Prize, Singles, in the Sports category for his image Kawhi Leonard’s Game 7 Buzzer Beater.

April 15, 2020  • 

Online exhibition with Capture Photography Festival

Arts Umbrella creates online access to an exhibition created by their students entitled Location; Past, Present and Future, as part of the public art program at Capture Photography Festival.

April 14, 2020  • 

TIPA Announces Winners of 2020 TIPA World Awards

The Technical Image Press Association has announced the winners of the 2020 TIPA World Awards. Along with exciting cameras and lenses that cover every category, from entry level to expert to professional, TIPA World Award winners in 40 categories represent the wide range of products and services that make up the imaging industry today.

April 11, 2020  • 

2020 Guggenheim Fellowship Winners Announced

On April 8, 2020, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of 175 writers, scholars, artists, and scientists. Among them are Canadian photographers Zun Lee and Larry Towell

April 8, 2020  • 

An Online Arts-and-Culture Inspiration List

In these days when most of us are spending time at home, we wanted to gather a list of free online sources of artistic inspiration—virtual art museum tours, gallery exhibitions and more. We hope you and your loved ones are well.

April 1, 2020  • 

Emmanuelle’s Take on the Current Issue: April/May 2020

Even though our magazines talk about photography, I’ve always felt that the content “translates” to other fields as well. That’s certainly the case with Curtis Jones’ article on his journey to becoming a freelancer and Amy Romer’s advice on making the jump to working for yourself.

March 28, 2020  • 

FIFA Closes Its 38th Edition With Two Films About Photography

The International Festival of Films on Art will offer a closing night for its 38th online edition which ends on Sunday 29 March and we're pleased to announce that Photo Life is co-hosting this special online event as media partner. This will consist of the exceptional presentation of two documentaries in their North American premiere, both...

March 27, 2020  • 

An Update From the Photo Life WFH Offices

We hope you are doing okay in these difficult circumstances and that you and your loved ones are healthy and safe at home. We wanted to give you an update and let you know that the Photo Life team is working from home to prepare an exciting June/July issue for you.

March 25, 2020  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here are some photo-related articles from around the web on Kenny Roger's photography, the online dance photography archives of the Jack Mitchell Photography of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Collection, Jōji Hashiguchi's project documenting youth in the 1980s, Stephen Shore's new book of unpublished work, and Fred Ritchin's reflections...

March 24, 2020  • 

Nikon Canada Closes Offices and Repair Service Center

Nikon Canada has announced that it has closed its offices and repair service centers. In addition, the manufacturer has announced a delay in the release of the Nikon D6 Digital SLR.