Canon Canada introduces 50.6 megapixel full-frame EOS 5DS & EOS 5DS R

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Featuring Canon’s Newly Designed 50.6 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor and Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors, New DSLRs Deliver Ultra-high Resolution Images and Enhanced Features MISSISSAUGA, ON., February 5, 2015 – Canon Canada Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to introduce the Canon EOS 5DSi and Canon EOS 5DS Ri Digital SLR cameras… [read more]

National Geographic’s Paul Nicklen calls Hawaii surf culture ‘most difficult assignment’

north shore pipeline Copyright Paul Nicklen

National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen is used to working in extreme conditions, but says he was not prepared for how tough it was to document Hawaii’s traditional surf culture. Nicklen said he was sent on the assignment because he’s a Canadian, and the region includes areas where mainland Americans typically aren’t welcome. Nevertheless, his citizenship… [read more]

Miguel Jacob photographs “An Exclusive Affair” for the premier issue of Archibald Men

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In 2015 I hope to showcase more work by Canadian photographers that I’ve “found” and want to share with the readers of CanPhoto.Net. The photos may be discovered online, or in a bookstore, or – as in the case of these images — within the folds of a newspaper. Archibald Men is a new men’s lifestyle… [read more]

Dan Bannister’s promo piece “The Assistants Volume 2″ shines a light on contributions of crew and assistants

Dan Bannister Assistants Promo 2

In 2014 Dan Bannister produced a promotional piece called The Assistants for art director and designer friends and clients. The sketch book promo featured lighting tests of his photo assistants and was so well received that Dan has decided to do it every year. Volume Two of the sketch book continues the theme of the… [read more]

Benjamin Kanarek shoots 70s Hippie Glam in Paris for Harper’s Bazaar China

Yulia Serzhantova

Benjamin Kanarek is a Canadian photographer based in Paris and we’re always happy to showcase his work here on CanPhoto.Net. Most of Canada is welcoming in the New Year with a cold snap, and what better way to warm our spirits than a Parisian fashion shoot bursting with warm, spring colours. The early 70’s have come back… [read more]

Heritage department pays for foreign photos to promote Canadian culture

The Department of Canadian Heritage is using stock photographs purchased from artists in Russia, Poland, Denmark and the U.S. to decorate web pages about programs intended to promote Canada’s cultural industries. A search of images appearing on the department’s site turned up numerous examples of pictures purchased online, without any apparent regard for using work… [read more]

Vancouver photographer Henrik Nilsson receives Honourable Mention in National Geographic Photo Contest

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Henrik Nilsson captured this stunning photo of a wild short eared owl in Boundary Bay, B.C. and submitted it to the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest, where it has received an honourable mention in the nature category. It was only one of six photos to receive honourable mention and was the only one taken in… [read more]

Happy New Year! Start 2015 with inspirational short film about Toronto photographer & director Jakob de Boer

The Guild Episode 5

This inspirational short film features Toronto photographer Jakob de Boer, and was produced by Freeman House Productions as part of their Guild Series. The series celebrates some of the world’s top creative minds in their respective fields, and shares valuable insights into their creative process. “When Freeman House conceptualized this series, I did not expect… [read more]

Freeze Frames of Canada’s Ice Huts – Toronto photographer Richard Johnson featured on NYTimes.com

Ice Hut Copyright Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson likes ice fishermen just fine. He has shared drinks with them. He has learned a bit about their lives while crammed into the huts where they carve out small patches of warmth from the bitter expanse of cold outside. But when Mr. Johnson grabs his camera gear and heads out over the ice, he is — nothing personal — happy to find no one home. As a rule, he is there to photograph the huts, not the people who use them. [read more]

What portable flash kit should you buy? Joey L. compares Einstein, Profoto, and Broncolor

Joey L compares flash kits

In this video, Canadian-born Brooklyn-based photographer Joey L. compares three portable lighting kits at three different price levels. Joey does side-by-side tests with kits from Einstein, Profoto, and Broncolor to see the pros and cons of each setup and shows you the kind of image quality you can achieve with each one. He also makes… [read more]