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 accessibly 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]

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

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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

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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]