February 27, 2020  • 

2020 NPAC Photojournalism Conference

The News Photographers Association of Canada annual conference is on April 24 and 25 in Montreal. Open to the general public, the event includes workshops, conferences, and portfolio reviews. We'll be there; come find us and say hi!

February 27, 2020  • 

Sony Announces the FE 20mm F1.8 G Lens

Sony has added a new lens to its full-frame line-up: FE 20mm F1.8 G. It's a versatile, compact and lightweight prime lens that can take on anything from portraits to astrophotography to street and more.

February 26, 2020  • 

The New Fujifilm X-T4

FUJIFILM has announced the new 26.1-MP mirrorless FUJIFILM X-T4, with a new quiet shutter and a newly designed five-axis In-Body Image Stabilization system, will be available this spring in Canada.

February 20, 2020  • 

Longlist for the 2020 Scotiabank Photography Award Announced

Congratulations to the eleven artists that have been longlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Photography Award. The shortlisted artists will be announced March 31, and the winner of the 2020 Scotiabank Photography Award will be announced at a private gala at the Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto on May 12.

February 14, 2020  • 

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: LUMIX People’s Choice Award Winner

Wildlife Photographer of the Year, developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London, U.K., announced that Sam Rowley's Station Squabble received the Wildlife Photographer of the Year LUMIX People's Choice award. Canadian photographer Martin Buzora's portrait of a conservation ranger and a baby black rhino was one of four Highly...

February 14, 2020  • 

NPAC’s 2019 National Picture of the Year Finalists

The News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) has announced the finalists of the 13th annual National Pictures of the Year (NPOY) awards competition. These finalists were selected from more than 2000 images and 22 multimedia productions submitted by 135 Canadian photojournalists.

February 12, 2020  • 

Nikon Unveils a New Pro-Grade DSLR, the D6

Nikon Canada has just unveiled the D6, a new professional-grade DSLR offering the most powerful AF system in Nikon’s history. Promising unparalleled low-light performance, powerful agility, advanced 4K UHD multimedia capabilities and a mechanical shutter frame rate boosted to 14 fps, the D6 addresses the needs of professionals and press agencies.

February 12, 2020  • 

Olympus Announces the OM-D E-M1 Mark III, PEN E-PL10 and M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4.0 PRO

Olympus has announced not one but three new products today. Among them are the Olympus PEN E-PL10 camera and the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4.0 PRO lens. But it's the professional OM-D E-M1 Mark III body that stands out for us. This past week, we had a chance ​to put it to the test. We discovered that in addition to its technical...

February 11, 2020  • 

Sony World Photography Awards 2020: Professional Finalists Announced

The World Photography Organisation has announced the finalist and shortlisted photographers for the Professional competition of the Sony World Photography Awards 2020. Two Canadians have been honoured this year: Sandra Herber is a finalist in the Architecture category and Ian Willms was shortlisted in the Documentary category.

February 11, 2020  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here are some photo-related articles from around the web on photography bans at tourist locations; Canada's first permanent selfie studio; being a news photographer in Washington, D.C.; Canadian photographer Teresa's China Dream series; and Vivian Maier exhibition at Calgary's Glenbow Museum.

February 7, 2020  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here are some photo-related articles from around the web on how people judge the credibility of photos, what a fashion photographer wears when she's working, landscape photography, a photo project on female friendships, and an interview with Don McCullin.

February 6, 2020  • 

Nikon Announces Events in Canada

Nikon has announced upcoming events in Canada designed to help photographers have fun and improve their photographic skills. The first of these #nikonsocial events is in Niagara Falls on February 22. Nikon will announce more information and registration details about the subsequent events on the #nikonsocial2020 website.

February 6, 2020  • 

The New Fujifilm X100V

Nine years ago, in February 2011, Fujifilm introduced the X100, the first of a series of digital compact cameras with a fixed prime lens. Now the company has announced the fifth iteration in its X100 Series: the X100V.