Sony 2021 World Photography Awards

 By Ryley Smith

Image by Majid Hojjati

This year’s Sony World Photography Awards have been announced with the top two winners representing how different biases are portrayed in history, culture and the community. Photographer of the Year was awarded to British documentarian Craig Easton for his series “Bank Top.” Open Photographer of the Year, a category honouring single images, was awarded to Zimbabwean photographer Tamary Kudita for her winning portrait, “African Victorian.”

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The New Canon EOS R3 is Coming!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Canon has announced some super exciting news! The development of the new Canon EOS R3! This high-performance, powerful, professional, full-frame camera is getting ready to join the current lineup of EOS R full-frame mirrorless series cameras. Representing a new category in the EOS R System, next to the EOS R5 and EOS-1D X Mark III. The camera will put great emphasis on superb AF performance and speed, with fast-moving subjects, and is being designed to meet the reliability and durability demands of professionals, even when working in challenging conditions!

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Subtle Sony Announcement

 By Ryley Smith

 

In a super subtle announcement, Sony has released updated versions of the Sony a7R III and a7R IV! These small improvements from the originals include little aesthetic changes and an improved rear LCD monitor. 

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Sony Alpha Female Season 4

 By Ryley Smith

Sony Alpha is excited to be kicking off the fourth season of Alpha Female! This outstanding program is allowing the world to see, hear and experience perspectives that make the photography and video industry even richer. Whatever your gender, ethnicity, or professional level, you can make your voice heard and contribute to our society’s understanding of the female and minority perspectives! 

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Nikon Canada Student Savings Program Now Available

 By Ryley Smith

 

Students enrolled in Media, Visual Arts, or Fine Arts program, this is your chance to take advantage of Nikon Canada’s Student Savings Program! Get great rebates on select Nikon Mirrorless cameras, Digital SLR cameras, lenses and more! The process is super easy, so get your gear and start learning now!

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Interview: Sarah Fuller – The Pencil of Nature Workshop

 By Ryley Smith

 

Fresh air, excited photographers, stunning vistas. You can experience all of this and more during Sarah Fuller’s low-tech photography workshop, The Pencil of Nature, in the Columbia Mountains! During this week-long workshop, participants will be guided through numerous low-tech photographic processes while experiencing the stunning Gold Range mountains. To learn more about this amazing, low-tech workshop, we asked Sarah a few questions and least to say, this workshop sounds outstanding! 

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Sigma’s Newest fp Camera

 By Ryley Smith

 

Bringing fun into photography, Sigma’s newest addition is small in size, big on quality, and ready to create! Welcome the new Sigma fp L! The second fp in the family, the fp L is everything you love about the Sigma fp, plus more! 

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2020 National Pictures of the Year Finalists

 By Ryley Smith

 

Throughout the last year, we have experienced a lot of change. Thanks to some outstanding, Canadian photojournalists, our fear and courage, pain, strength, and resilience were captured through photographs. The News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) is recognizing and rewarding these photojournalist’s hard work with the country’s best photojournalism of 2020 for the 14th Annual National Pictures of the Year (NPOY) awards competition.

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Three New Lenses From Sony

 By Ryley Smith

 

Sony is seriously on a roll! They have announced the addition of three new G Lenses! The FE 50mm F2.5 GFE 40mm F2.5 G and FE 24mm F2.8 GAll three lenses deliver high image quality and beautiful bokeh in a lightweight and compact design, perfect for photographers and videographers needing high image quality combined with easy mobility. Designed for a wide range of photo and video uses including portraiture, landscape, street photography and more, these lenses are ready to execute your artistic vision!

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