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Shooting the Supermoon with a Superzoom and Teleconverters
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Shooting the Supermoon with a Superzoom and Teleconverters

Tamron Canada recently released an updated version of my favourite Superzoom – the SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2. The G2 is sharper at the long end, which is where I use it the most. I’ve been a big fan of Tamron’s superzoom lenses for a while and appreciate […]

The Winning Image of PHOTONews 25th Anniversary Photo Challenge: The World Through My Lens
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The Winning Image of PHOTONews 25th Anniversary Photo Challenge: The World Through My Lens

“This image was captured on a late summer evening, outside of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, USA. It was a partly cloudy evening during the new moon. A storm front from the north had blown through and brought the clouds just after sunset. Hearts thumping with excitement, I began to setting […]

Getting Inspired & Informed at Stand Out Photo Forum
Events

Getting Inspired & Informed at Stand Out Photo Forum

By: Giancarlo Pawelec | PAWELECphoto A few months ago, I learned about a unique multi-city event called the Stand Out Photographic Forum. The Toronto stop of the event kicked off last week at Hangloose Media studios, bringing with it a great variety of presenters and vendors. The event concept is quite simple as […]

PHOTONews Image Hong Kong Zenfolio Gallery
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PHOTONews Image Hong Kong Zenfolio Gallery

In April 2016, a team of four of Canada’s leading photographers ventured to Hong Kong to explore the photo opportunities of this world famous destination. See the gallery of spectacular images from our PHOTO News Image Hong Kong project at our Zenfolio site: http://photonews.zenfolio.com

Field Testing the OM-D E-M1 Mark II
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Field Testing the OM-D E-M1 Mark II

By Jacques Dumont The PHOTO News team had the opportunity to check out the new flagship of the Olympus line, the OM-D E-M1 Mark II, at a special product launch in Iceland. It was an excellent opportunity to experience the latest top-of-the-line product in a rugged outdoor environment that challenged […]

Sharpening using Overlay in Photoshop
Tutorials

Sharpening using Overlay in Photoshop

Photoshop Professor Notes series Introduction Sharpening our images using the Overlay Blending Mode in combination with the High Pass filter has been around for quite a while now and some of you may even use it at this point but I am going to explain why it works so well. I am […]

JUDGE A BOOK BY IT’S COVER by Robin Macmillan
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JUDGE A BOOK BY IT’S COVER by Robin Macmillan

We’ve often been told “don’t judge a book by it’s cover” but in my case, that’s exactly what I want you to do. To publishers, one of the most important aspects of a book cover is how well it helps sell the book and book cover photography is usually the main ingredient. […]

Notman, A Visionary Photographer
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Notman, A Visionary Photographer

THE FIRST RETROSPECTIVE DEDICATED TO THE MOST IMPORTANT CANADIAN PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE 19TH CENTURY AND A PIONEER OF PHOTOGRAPHY IN CANADA OPENING AUTUMN 2016 AT THE McCORD MUSEUM Wm Notman & Son, Victoria Square, Montreal, about 1887, N-0000.1658.1.14 © McCord Museum Montreal, July 28, 2016 – As part of the celebrations […]

See these great brands at FUSION 2016
Events

See these great brands at FUSION 2016

See these great brands at FUSION 2016 – Hahnemühle, Tamron, Kenko, Ilford, Cactus, B-Grip and GOframe. Finding Your Niche in the Age of Digital Imaging Saturday, November 5th, 2016 Fusion 2016 is being presented as part of PHOTOGraphie, PPOC-BC’s professional photography festival. The festival’s purpose is to inspire and share […]

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 […]