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June/July 2018, Vol. 43, #4Photography can be a pastime, a passion or a profession. Whatever it is for you, Photo Life is THE magazine to subscribe to. Check out a few pages of the current issue and see some of the main features below! In addition, with a subscription to the printed magazine, you’ll receive free access to Photo Life‘s digital archives so you can read your favourite back issues of Photo Life online when you want, where you want!
The Charcoal Camera: How Prehistory Informs Our Visually Choked ExistenceIs anyone actually viewing, never mind appreciating, the nearly two billion photos we are posting online each and every day? Are we only attracted to the making of photographs and, if so, why?
In Defence of the Generalists: Not everyone wants a nicheAs far as photography terms go, the word “generalist” is about as unsexy as it comes. But, for the record, what you’re about to read is a defence of being a generalist.
Lisbon Diaries: Cultural exchanges and The Annual TIPA MeetingThe doors to the room close. In several hours, thirty people will leave with a list of the top photographic products released between April 1, 2017, and March 31, 2018. Here’s a peek behind the scenes…
The iPad as a Photographer’s Companion: Life After LaptopsAn iPad running iOS 11 is now a capable companion to the working photographer, and it offers advantages that can improve your workflow.
This and That
A fun mix of news, book reviews, exhibitions, the latest products and more, This and That is where you come to browse what’s going on in today’s photo culture.
Émilie Régnier and the Leopard Print
What do a Congolese tribal chief, a French-American star, a man tattooed from head to toe, and a cabaret dancer all have in common? Their affinity for wearing leopard print led each of them before Émilie Régnier’s lens.
Misadventures in Photography
No one ever warns you about the monkeys, but, after 30 years as a photographer, I have averaged one incident with a monkey every decade.
Wisdom, Wit and Other Tidbits
British-Canadian photographer Finbarr O’Reilly started out as a journalist writing for The Globe and Mail, the National Post and Reuters. During the decade he spent covering Africa and the Middle East, he began supplying photos with his stories, which eventually led to him making photography his primary focus.
Every issue we present the top images from our Showtime photo contest. This issue’s winner is Ken Lin for the theme Vacation.
Collaborating in a Good Way
More often than not, and always when speaking about images that involve other beings, a photograph is the result of a meeting between at least two individuals—the photographer and the photographed—even when the latter is unaware that his or her likeness is being captured.