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Environment

Canadian photographer’s bald eagle photo goes viral

A once-in-a-lifetime photo of a bald eagle swooping down over a pond with its wings forming a perfect arch and their tips skipping over the mirror-still water is getting a Canadian photographer a lot of attention online. The photo taken» 

Edward Burtynsky, Coal Mine #1, North Rhine, Westphalia, Germany (detail), 2015, photo © Edward Burtynsky, courtesy of Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

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Anthropocene- Art exhibit on humanity’s effect on world

A new exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto) and co-presented at the National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa) illustrates the effects humans have been having on the Earth. It’s called “Anthropocene” which is the term scientists use to describe» 

Arts and Entertainment

From the Arctic to Atlantic, a photographer documents seal hunting in Canada

A photographer renowned for his images documenting the human face of seal hunting in Quebec and Newfoundland will spend at least another two years chronicling the Inuit seal hunt in Arctic Canada. “I’ve been hunting there and became passionate about» 

Environment, International, Society

World Wildlife photo competition: Winners

The winners in the annual World Wildlife photo competition were announced this week by the Natural History Museum in London, England The grand prize winner was Brent Stirton of South Africa.  His image of a dehorned Black Rhino, killed by» 

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Ken Dalgarno-artist inspired by nature in Saskatchewan

There is certainly no lack of fantastic subjects in Canada for artists. Mostly however nature artists have focussed on Ontario’s often wild northern forests and lakes, and on the magnificence of our Atlantic and Pacific coasts, and the Rocky mountains.» 

Arts and Entertainment, Society

Arctic tea toss photo becomes Internet sensation

Next time you take a photo that you don’t like at first, don’t erase it, give it another chance. Just ask Michael Davies. The Canadian photographer based in the tiny hamlet of Pangnirtung, in Canada’s Arctic territory of Nunavut, almost» 

Society

Photo studio warns of scam aimed at young girls

A photo studio in western Canada warns someone is using its name to try to lure young girls on social media. Eve Studios is located in Winnipeg and specializes in beauty and art nude photography. Owners Rodney and Sonya Braun» 

Arts and Entertainment

Canada’s best photographers featured in new set of stamps

Seven more of Canada’s best photographers will be celebrated Wednesday (April 8) as Canada’s postal service, Canada Post, releases the third issue of stamps in a five-year series on photography. The work of photographers Nina Raginsky, Sam Tata, Geoffrey James,» 

Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology

The world as seen from space; like never before

He is known as an astronaut and for five months was the commander of the crew aboard the International Space Station. Canadian Chris Hadfield has just published a book of amazing photos taken from space. It’s called “You Are Here:Around» 

Arts and Entertainment

Montreal’s ‘Mois de la photo’ biennale focuses on photography itself

Like biennales in other visual arts, Montreal’s ‘Mois de la photo’ has a curatorial approach. In this case the focus is on photography itself, and allows a curator the chance to explore through such themes such as this year’s “DRONE:»