Canada Photography

The Greater Toronto Area Has Got Class

Yelp Canada | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

School might not officially be in session right now, but that doesn't mean you can't tickle your right brain for a change while you're giving your left a break from the books. There are certainly no shortage of creative outlets in the 'burbs, and with many businesses offering classes for adults and kids, you may have the secret weapon to a family friendly summer, right in your own backyard!

12 Ways to Improve Your Nature Photography Game

The Nature Conservancy of Canada | Posted 06.30.2015 | Canada Living
The Nature Conservancy of Canada

If one of your goals when you get outside to enjoy Canada's vast natural spaces this summer is to bring home some awe-inspiring photographs, you may be wondering where to start. We spoke with Bruce Kirkby, an award-winning wilderness writer and adventure photographer to get his take on what makes a great nature photo.

I Celebrated My Body With an Intimate Photo Shoot

Carlen Costa | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Living
Carlen Costa

What's wrong with being authentic about your body, taking some pride in it and pushing yourself beyond healthy comfort zones in order to discover the sex-positive, beautiful goddess that you are? Pictures won't suck your soul, but the trolls will try.

Photo Essay: 25 Abandoned Houses From Across Ontario

Freaktography | Posted 06.29.2015 | Canada Living
Freaktography

As we experience growth an alarming number of homes are being left, literally in the dust. Some will be saved and given heritage status, but most will be demolished. But it's not just the physical home that will be lost, inside these homes are memories, photographs and furniture. Many of the images in this photo essay are from homes that are now demolished and these scenes will never be seen again.

New Show Gives Us a Glamorous Portrait of 1950s Vancouver

Genevieve Michaels | Posted 06.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Genevieve Michaels

For the first time in a generation, the collected works of photographer Fred Schiffer are on view to the general public.

Organizing Photos: Tips From The Professionals

Professional Organizers in Canada | Posted 06.20.2015 | Canada Living
Professional Organizers in Canada

Most people have their photography in either one of two formats; the paper kind randomly stored in shoe boxes and plastic bins and/or the digital ones that we take with reckless abandon. As a result, too many photos are scattered across hard drives, duplicated, mismatched, poorly named and utterly disorganized. It may be time to put some those memories into order. A little bit of purposeful planning and a few hours of getting your current photos into the right files will be rewarding activity on a rainy day.

Satire and Gods of Suburbia

Charlene Sayo | Posted 04.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Charlene Sayo

Satirizing religious and political affairs must be done, not only to deepen social consciousness and inspire action, but to reach out to those not easily swayed by abstruse theory and rhetoric.

My Tips for the Non-Intrusive Enjoyment of Snowy Owls

The Nature Conservancy of Canada | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada
The Nature Conservancy of Canada

My moment with a snowy owl has been a long time coming. In late 2013 I wrote about my attempts to find one during the Guelph Christmas Bird Count and ...

One Cool Trend for 2015? FIlm Cameras!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.28.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I know that digital will continue to be the camera of choice, but film continues to have its advantages. The best reason to support film is that it encourages the photographer to be present when taking a photo.

5 Interior Design Myths Debunked

Desta Ostapyk | Posted 02.11.2015 | Canada
Desta Ostapyk

The holiday season is upon us, which means Canadians are in the midst of preparing their homes for family gatherings, holiday parties and hosting friends. Interior design has become an intimidating concept to most as it's one of the industries that's plagued with misleading myths. Here are some design myths debunked to help take the stress out of decorating this season.

Who I'm Remembering Today

Karyn Pickles | Posted 01.11.2015 | Canada Living
Karyn Pickles

Two years ago, a great man died at the very impressive age of 97 (and a half). He is remembered and missed for the love, strength and support that he gave his family and friends, for the many great contributions to the Canadian mining industry during his long life, and also for his service in the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II.

B.C. Photographer Captures Essence Of Natural Elements

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

November's B.C. Photographer of the Month is inspired by the natural elements. Shane Kalyn says he is "inexplicably" drawn to earth, fire, air,...

13 Photos of Creepy Abandoned Places [PHOTOS]

Freaktography | Posted 12.28.2014 | Canada Living
Freaktography

On any day, passing an abandoned building can be creepy, but there is something about seeing abandoned buildings in the Fall, specifically around Halloween that cranks the creepy factor high! Here, just in time for Halloween are 13 Photos of Creepy Abandoned Places.

The Addictive Nature of Instagram

Gillian Farber | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada Living
Gillian Farber

Instagram has changed the way people have viewed the world and each other. While some post shameless selfies, others use it for good or to allow people to open their minds to what else is out there.

LOOK: Stunning Scenes By B.C.'s October Photographer

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

For October's HuffPost B.C. Photographer of the Month, we take you to the Cowichan Valley with the work of David Chang. Chang was born and rais...

Canadian Couple Photograph The Greatest Anti-Rock Stars In History

The Huffington Post Canada | Juliette Jagger
 | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Music

Over the course of the past three decades, Canadian husband and wife photographers Viliam Hrubovcak and Jolie Fejer have become widely known for their...

A Snapshot of Queer Culture: Fan The Flame at AGO

Sophie Hackett | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Living
Sophie Hackett

One of the first depictions of gay life in a mainstream magazine was published by Life in 1964. In the half-century since those barely discernible gay men appeared in Life, the interplay between increased visibility and increased social acceptance for members of the queer community has been extensive.

How Instragram Made Me an Artist

Taha Muharuma | Posted 07.12.2014 | Canada Impact
Taha Muharuma

If you told me four years ago that images taken with my smartphone would be featured in art publications, in exhibitions and appreciated by a loyal following across the globe, I'd say that's crazy. Then along came a digital photo platform (Instagram) that said instant expression was OK and that you could learn as you go. Instantly, when you sign you up, you're an artist.

Photographs Are Fine Art Too

Lisa Diamond Katz and Shira Wood | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Style
Lisa Diamond Katz and Shira Wood

Photography has been a popular medium for years, and continues to be prominently displayed in homes, in hotel lobbies, on condo walls, and office spaces. At the end of the day, don't be afraid of purchasing a photograph. It is a fine art medium worthy of your time and interest.

B.C.-Based Photographers Nab Major Wins

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A photographer based in both British Columbia and California has won the prestigious 2014 Scotiabank Photography Award. Mark Ruwedel, who nabbed th...

Why I Love Shooting Bears (With My Camera)

Simon Jackson | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada Impact
Simon Jackson

But within communities of passionate wildlife advocates, few topics are as divisive as the perception of wildlife photography. And for good reason. Yes, at times wildlife photography can hurt the subjects we're trying to capture. But seeing bears in the wild is a remarkable experience and positive bear (and wildlife) encounters are critical to creating a culture that appreciates and supports balanced conservation.

LOOK: Majestic Migration Of Eagles, Salmon

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

While photographing the wildlife in Squamish, B.C., Martin Gregus Jr. grew so fond of a particular bald eagle that he ended up naming him James. Ja...

The Mysterious Print: A Great First Step Into Art Collection

Lisa Diamond Katz and Shira Wood | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Style
Lisa Diamond Katz and Shira Wood

We always hear designers and art consultants referencing the word "prints." It makes us wonder what they are suggesting to their clients to go and buy for their newly decorated homes. There is such a wide degree of possible options to which they may be referring. Here's a little definition guide for you so that when you want a print, you know what to ask for at your gallery of choice.

Go Behind-The-Lens Of These Unreleased Photos Of The Band

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.24.2014 | Canada Music

More than four decades removed from taking some of the most memorable shots in classic rock history, photographer Elliott Landy is using new fundraisi...

Hell May Have Frozen Over, but Niagara Falls Did Not

Jennifer Pellegrini | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Living
Jennifer Pellegrini

The tweet from the Ontario Newspaper Awards caught my attention on a frigid Wednesday night: "@ChicagoPhotoSho: Niagara Falls has frozen over today." It seemed like a credible enough source. The ONAs, as industry folk call them, are widely respected. But Niagara Falls did not actually freeze.