Benjamin Von Wong shoots portrait of a cormorant fisherman 30 metres underwater for Ballantine‘s Scotch ‘Stay True’ campaign

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Earlier this year, Ballantine‘s Scotch approached Benjamin Von Wong with a proposal that most photographers only dream of hearing from a client: We love what you do and want to support you as part of our Stay True campaign. Is there anything you’d like to do that you’ve never done before? Von Wong had a… [read more]

Nikon Canada announces three new lenses including refined popular favourite, lighter super-telephoto zoom and fast wide-angle prime

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Nikon Canada today announced three news lenses for professional and enthusiast photographers. The AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR is an evolution of one of Nikon’s most popular pro lenses. The AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR is a compact super-telephoto zoom lens that is surprisingly lightweight, weighing in at just over five pounds. The AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.8G ED is a wide-angle prime lens that’s both lightweight and affordable. [read more]

Montreal photographer Johany Jutras turns her lens to Canadian football fans

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For 70 days, photographer Johany Jutras will travel alone through nine cities and 9,000 kilometres to capture the culture of the Canadian Football League’s fans. And by the early accounts from her travel, documented on social media, she’ll be anything but alone. “Crossing the country, taking pictures, making a photo book out of it,” Jutras… [read more]

New app launching in Canada aims to be the Uber of the photography industry

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Aimed at bringing the professional photography community together through an industry-specific social network, Pro Photo Shoot is the first talent discovery and booking tool available natively on any platform. Leveraging the convenience and accessibility of a mobile device, Pro Photo Shoot displays available models, photographers, makeup artists, and stylists in a chosen city. The initial… [read more]

Kodak demolishes 92-year-old film manufacturing building in Rochester, New York

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Another piece of film making history was destroyed on Saturday when Building 53 at Kodak’s Eastman Park in Rochester, New York was reduced to rubble. Rochester’s News10NBC was there as the 92-year-old building was brought to the ground with a choreographed implosion. “Eight stories high, 250,000 square feet, and it was the home to film… [read more]

EnWrapture photo series by Dan Lim supports pride and passion of Canadian athletes

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Dan Lim and Iota Creative collaborate on Dan’s latest project, EnWrapture, to bring awareness to Canadian Athletes, and the passion and pride they hold for their sport and country. The 12 image series will be donated to the Canadian Olympic Foundation, and will be auctioned during the Gold Medal Plate Galas in support of the Future Olympians Fund. [read more]

Works of Canada’s best photographers explored further with a new set of stamps

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Seven more of Canada’s best photographers will be celebrated as Canada Post releases the third issue of stamps in a five-year series on photography. The work of Nina Raginsky, Sam Tata, Geoffrey James, Larry Towell, Geneviève Cadieux, Conrad Poirier, and Harold Mortimer-Lamb was carefully selected with the assistance of leading curators and gallery owners to showcase… [read more]

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’

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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]