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Made in China – Humber College
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Made in China – Humber College

For the past seven years, Humber College’s Creative Photography Program has organized a worldwide photographic adventure trip for its graduating students, followed by an exhibition of the student’s photography. Destinations to date include Ecuador, Vietnam, Morocco, Israel & Jordan and China. Twenty-two students of the Humber College Creative Photography program […]

Arctic Aurora & Autumn Caribou by Wayne Lynch
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Arctic Aurora & Autumn Caribou by Wayne Lynch

I’ve been photographing nature for a very long time, beginning a decade or so before Elvis left the building. In the years since then I became a fulltime profes- sional photographer and have led nearly 200 photo trips to exotic wildlife destina- tions on every continent. Until recently, I had […]

In Your Backyard: Killarney, Ontario
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In Your Backyard: Killarney, Ontario

In Your Backyard is a new feature for PHOTONews. We are looking to highlight some incredible locations for photography within a few hours of driving from home. Killarney, ON View Larger Map Photographic inspiration is unlimited on Georgian Bay. With wide-open expanses of water, endless shoreline and countless islands, sunrises […]

Prarie and Beyond by Mike Grandmaison
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Prarie and Beyond by Mike Grandmaison

I love making images. I have a passion for the medium of photography that began in the mid 1970s, just as I was graduating from university. For the next twenty years, while I worked in the biological sciences, I spent the bulk of my free time learning and practicing the […]

Sculpting the Image with Light
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Sculpting the Image with Light

By Jean-Denis Boillat François Laliberté is a photographer from Ste-Marie de Beauce, Québec, who has built a 20-year career on his passion for photography. He describes himself as a “realizer of images”.We asked François to describe his approach to the art of photography… “My daily challenge is to create photographs […]

The Magic of Winter light!
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The Magic of Winter light!

Article by Michel Roy Winter is one of my favourite times of the year to take pictures. We are blessed here in Canada with a giant white reflector – a blanket of snow that fills the scene with bright, even light that opens shadows and reveals colour and detail in […]

Taken with a 500mm lens on Polar Bear Alley at the Arctic Kingdom cabins near Arviat, Nunavut. I was too close for a full body shot (we were only 20 feet away), this is a full frame image without any cropping.
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Living a Dream

Clyde River, Nunavut. Twenty-one times over the past three and a half years, renowned Ottawa photographer Michelle Valberg has stepped out of her comfort zone and into the Arctic. She’s taken over 90,000 photographs, shown her work at a three-month solo exhibition at the Canadian Museum of Nature and is […]

Street Photography by Kevin Pepper
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Street Photography by Kevin Pepper

Street photography is a type of documentary photography that features subjects in candid situations within public places. Usually photos include such things as streetscapes, parks, benches, malls, and other settings. This type of photography tends to be ironic and can be distanced from its subject matter, and often concentrates on […]

PHOTONews Bookshelf Winter 2011/12
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PHOTONews Bookshelf Winter 2011/12

Photography and the Art of Seeing By Freeman Patterson Fourth Edition, 154 pages The second book in Freeman Patterson’s internationally acclaimed series of instructional books on photography and visual design has now been updated and expanded to include technical guidelines adapted for both digital and film photographers. The jargon-free text […]

The Salar de Unuyi Salt flats. ISO 22, f/11, 1/500 sec. Photo taken at mid day.
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Expedition Photography

Article by Greg Wells. I am a research scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children and an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. I am also fascinated by photography. I am fortunate to have the opportunity to travel to incredible locations around the world on science expeditions, and photography […]