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October/November 2019, Vol. 44, #6Photography 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!
Defying the Odds: David Himbert on Chance, Responsibility and PhotographyPhotojournalist David Himbert’s focus is on telling the stories of countries in times of transformation. His images communicate powerful narratives about the humanity and resilience of populations impacted by large social, economic and political changes.
The Art of Simplicity: A Minimalist Approach to Creating Stronger, Cleaner ImagesEmbracing a minimalist approach can dramatically simplify and strengthen your compositions, leaving you with only what is essential to tell your story. Intentionally working in the space around your subjects can enhance mood, evoke strong emotional connections, and bring engaging new context to your images.
Dealing With Rejection: Positive Ways to Think About, Avoid and Recover From Hearing “No”It’s tempting to think that those of us working in creative fields face more rejection than others, but I’m not sure that’s the case. I believe the key difference is that, for us, it feels more personal because the thing being rejected is something we tend to associate with our identity.
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.
Fostering a Community That Inspires
Toronto-based photographer May Truong is building community through portraiture. Her project, which celebrates the coming-of-age stories of first- and second-generation female-identifying and non-binary people of colour, is as vibrant on camera as it is in real life.
Photo-based artist and curator Jeff Thomas uses photography to question image-based stereotypes of Indigenous people.
Every issue we present the top images from our Showtime photo contest
Profoto C1 and C1 Plus review
A professional flash for a smartphone? Really? Isn’t that a little over the top? Swedish company Profoto doesn’t think so.
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