Call for Donations: ROSALEE HIEBERT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

 By Evelyn Drake

This scholarship is annually awarded to a student of the Photography Department at ACAD. It has been a few years since our last major fundraiser, and the fund has dropped below a self-sustaining level. We are calling on the photography community to make a donation. Our goal is to raise enough funds so it can sustain itself in perpetuity.

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Photojournalist Feature: Melissa Renwick

 By Evelyn Drake

Her work is bold and gritty, and she’s a damn good storyteller. Melissa Renwick has earned the reputation of being a great documentary photographer – she’s been named one of the best in Canada. Her work is currently featured in an exhibition in Rome called 30 Under 30 / Women Photographers, presented by Photo Boite. She has also been recognized by The Magenta Foundation, COPA, and was the News Photographers Association of Canada’s Photojournalist of the Year for 2015 and 2016.

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First Impressions of the Sony A7R III from NYC

 By Chris Niccolls

David Schloss (from Digital Photo Pro) and I had a bet on what the latest Sony announcement would be and it looks like I came out on top!  He, along with many others prophesied a new A9 camera with a high megapixel sensor. However, Sony has just announced their latest full frame sensor camera and it is officially the Sony A7R III.

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ThinkTank Hydrophobia Review from the Wild

 By Jason Bantle

I was soaked at the end of each day.   However, my camera gear had a much more pleasant experience, not only capturing amazing moments but I never had to worry about my camera body or long lens as my Hydrophobia rain cover kept my camera gear perfectly dry.   My hands fit in great, they were dry and allowed me easily to easily snap away. 

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