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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
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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
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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!
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]