Friday, April 27, 2018

Farrah Aviva levels a photographic gut punch with ‘The BangBang’

Farrah Aviva is that rare multi-hyphenate artist – actress (UnREAL), portrait photographer, film producer (Welcome to Nowhere) – who’s fully committed to whatever art she happens to be exploring at the time.

YOUR RIGHTS AS A PHOTOGRAPHER IN TORONTO

Getting to know Toronto's commercial photography by-laws will help you navigate the legality of your photo ops, as will a basic brush-up of your Criminal Code knowledge.

Winners of New Generation Photography Award featured in inaugural exhibition at the National Gallery...

The exhibition features the work of the winners of the inaugural New Generation Photography Award. Elisa Julia Gilmour from Toronto; Meryl McMaster from Ottawa; and Deanna Pizzitelli from Ottawa were singled out for making outstanding work in the photographic arts so early in their careers.

The Ryerson Image Centre kicks off the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, April 27, 7:00-11:00...

The Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) will kick off the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival with the official launch party, open to the public, on April 27, 2018, 7:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Young artists named inaugural winners of $30K New Generation Photography Award

Meryl McMaster and Deanna Pizzitelli of Ottawa and Toronto's Elisa Julia Gilmour have been named the first recipients of the New Generation Photography Award.

TALENT SPOTLIGHT: DENISE GRANT (PHOTOGRAPHER)

Today we go BTS (behind the scenes) to shine the spotlight on Photographer Denise Grant. Denise has been a photographer for 42 years specializing in actor's headshots, music industry, publicity, production and corporate shots.

TALENT SPOTLIGHT: PHOTOGRAPHER YOUSSEF ABDELMALEK OF YMAPHOTO

Today ... we turn the 10 QUESTIONS TALENT SPOTLIGHT on Youssef Abdelmalek - photographer at Ymaphoto. He has passion for working with actors and corporate clients ... making sure actors get in the audition room and corporate clients are represented professionally!

The Canadian Photography Institute is calling for applications for the 2018 Research Fellowship Program

Now in its second year, the program is intended for photography specialists: historians, conservators, independent researchers and other professionals working in the visual arts, museology and related disciplines in the social sciences in in Canada and across the world.

MALE MODELS SAY MARIO TESTINO AND BRUCE WEBER SEXUALLY EXPLOITED THEM

Fifteen current and former male models who worked with Bruce Weber, one of the foremost commercial and fine art photographers, have described to The New York Times a pattern of what they said was unnecessary nudity and coercive sexual behavior, often during photo shoots.

Call for entries: Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award

The Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award, a major Canadian photojournalism award for developing early-career talent, is now accepting submissions. Deadline is Jan. 19, 2018.

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