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O Canada, Eh!
Photo Challenge

O Canada, Eh!

The PHOTONews Canada Autumn 2016 Challenge theme is “O Canada, Eh!” A Comfortable Paddle through the Wetlands – John McCrae of Edmonton, Alberta captured this idyllic Canadian scene with a Pentax K5 and a 10-24mm zoom shooting at 10mm, f/9, 1/160 second, ISO 100. “It is a slow and comfortable canoe ride on the […]

Porsche Road Trip
Editor's Choice / Featured

Porsche Road Trip

In May 2016 a group of 8 friends set out on a classic Porsche road trip from San Francisco, all the way back home to Kitchener, Ontario. My role was to photograph and document the trip. Space was limited inside the classic cars, so I chose just to bring two […]

Dramatic Low Key Pet Portrait
Tutorials

Dramatic Low Key Pet Portrait

For the new Aurora Lite Bank ad, I had two exciting new products to use: Aurora Strip Bounce SB-50 and Firefly PAR. These two speedlight modifiers are both very different: Strip Bounce creates a narrow strip of light, similar to a strip softbox for strobe lights and Firefly PAR is […]

Lighting Roadshow
Events

Lighting Roadshow

The RA Photo Club in Ottawa recently hosted the “Lighting Roadshow”, presented by our own Will Prentice. Will is Brand Specialist – Lighting for Amplis Foto, photographer at Captura Photography+Imaging, contributor to PHOTONews and host of PHOTONewsTV. Will brought along special guests, Jerry Nielsen, National Accounts Manager from Amplis and […]

PHOTONews Club and Events Directory
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PHOTONews Club and Events Directory

We love camera clubs! As a supporter of camera and photography clubs across Canada, PHOTONews has a listing of clubs and their events from sea to sea to sea: http://www.photonews.ca/camera_clubs/ Is your club not listed? Is there an update to your club info? Is your club hosting an event that […]

Photoshop Professor Notes
Tutorials

Photoshop Professor Notes

Adding Impact to  your images John Warren – September 11, 2016 Introduction The quality of the images coming out of our digital cameras these days is quite stunning compared to what we used to get from our cameras years ago. Even the compact all-in-one and cell phone cameras produce great results but, […]

Epson’s New ET-3600 Printer and FF-640 Scanner
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Epson’s New ET-3600 Printer and FF-640 Scanner

REFILLABLE TANKS AND SUPER FAST SCANNING! By Peter K. Burian During Epson Canada’s annual product showcase in New York City, the company introduced several new items to the media. We were most impressed with two of these: a new high speed printer that can make literally thousands of colour prints with the included ink […]

New generation of system flash units
News

New generation of system flash units

Photo and videolight specialist Metz is set to unveil a new generation of compact system flash units at photokina 2016 with the new Metz mecablitz M400. Zirndorf- Metz launches the mecablitz M400, a system flash unit that impresses in particular with its compact build. The M400 is over 30 per cent […]

The Story of a Modern Generalist Photographer
Editor's Choice / Inspiration

The Story of a Modern Generalist Photographer

The internet is teeming with advice for the next generation of professional photographers. Advice givers say developing a niche expertise early on in a pro photography career is the only way to stand out in today’s increasingly-competitive industry. But generalist photographer Floyd Dean’s career and success path shares a different […]

Tamron introducing the pinnacle of ultra-telephoto zoom with advanced features, enhanced performance, and improved ergonomics.
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Tamron introducing the pinnacle of ultra-telephoto zoom with advanced features, enhanced performance, and improved ergonomics.

New generation “G2” lens boasts faster AF speed and enhanced VC SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022) September 1, 2016, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the launch of the SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 […]