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Touring Gear – ReportIT bags from KATA
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Touring Gear – ReportIT bags from KATA

Three new bags from KATA ReportIT-10 PL (KTPLRPT10) The ReportIt-10 PL is a sleek, low profile professional reporter bag, designed to provide the best compact working solution for a pro DSLR like the Canon 5D with a 70-200 f/2.8L IS USM and pro flash, such as Canon Speedlite 550EX plus […]

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 […]

Creating Beautiful Living Room Portraits
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Creating Beautiful Living Room Portraits

The Lesson: This winter, why not take advantage of the fact that you’ll be indoors with family and friends by shooting some nice portraits? Even if you’re not a seasoned portrait photographer, you can still achieve beautiful results with some easy-to-use continuous lighting equipment and the following lighting tips. The […]

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.
Destinations

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 […]

Take a Shot! – Kata Photo Contest
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Take a Shot! – Kata Photo Contest

TAKE A SHOT OF YOUR KATA BAG, FOR A CHANCE TO GET A COOL PRIZE! KATA has launched a great contest for those who love photography and love winning – “Take a Shot”. Send them your best in-action shot with a KATA bag, and if your photo is chosen and […]

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.
Destinations

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 […]

The Art of Light
Inspiration

The Art of Light

In the world of haute couture, the skills of the fashion photographer and his or her team of stylists shape the trends for buyers of a wide range of products. In this fast-paced environment, image is everything, and the eye of the photographer is the key to success. We asked […]

Springboard
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Springboard

Meet Jaws and Sunshine Adam Bender, of Cambridge, Ontario, photographed his new goldfish, “Jaws and Sunshine”, with a Sony A200 and 50mm lens, shooting at 1/60 second, f/11, ISO 100.