This past July 4, Toronto-based stock photo agency Masterfile sent a $57,030 invoice to an unidentified company for the unauthorized Web use of five images. Pay up within ten days, the invoice said, or “Masterfile will be obliged to continue its legal process without further notice to you.” The recipient handed the letter over to ExtortionLetterInfo (ELI), an advocacy group...
May 25, 2017
Jalani Morgan’s exhibition “The Sum of All Parts,” a black-and-white series of portraits and reportage that captures significant moments in Toronto’s movement for Black liberation and social justice, has been showing since April 29 at Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival in Toronto. The installation reflects Morgan’s dedication to documenting the Black Toronto community, including Black Lives Matter TO, the Black Canadian... More »
March 25, 2016
Selfie sticks are a dime a dozen, but PolarPro’s PowerGrip H20 is unlike any selfie stick you’ve ever seen. It’s a waterproof monopod for GoPros with a built-in battery to provide extra juice for your GoPro 3+/4 as you explore the murky depths. The H20 is waterproof to a depth of 99 feet and includes a 6700mAh battery that can... More »
November 30, 2015
If there’s one thing photographers (and anyone shopping for photographers) quickly come to terms with, it’s that photo gear isn’t cheap. When it comes to holiday shopping, it may not be cost effective equip a photographer with truly needed equipment. But you can always stuff their stocking with photo kitsch. Here are five of our favorite novelties that should bring... More »