Getting Lost on The Lost Highway

The expansion of Hwy 7 in the 1930s was part of Ontario’s economic stimulus after the Great Depression. As the main link between Toronto and Ottawa, it had a decent beginning with motels, restaurants and gas stations springing up for truck drivers and tourists to stop along their way. Unfortunately, it…

Support Natural Resrouces Research by Posting to Instagram and Flickr

Technology News Nature photographers have a new reason to post their geo-tagged images to Instagram, Flickr and other social media platforms. Researchers at North Carolina State University found a goldmine of information in geo-tagged photos — including the millions of comments on them — of scenic European landscapes to determine people’s opinions…

Move Over Moving Pictures. It’s Time for Still Images.

Event News With the Toronto International Film Festival wrapping up this weekend, photography will be in clear focus in T.O. during the next two weeks with three conventions and a new photo exhibit. Combined, these events have something for everyone, from the novice to the professional photographer. Things kick off on…

Flat ultrathin camera lenses?

Technology News Researchers have always thought that flat, ultrathin lenses for cameras and other devices were impossible because of the way the full colour spectrum of light must bend through them. To capture an image in a camera, the light must pass through the lenses and bend to converge to a…

Don’t Just Point and Shoot

Photography 101 For the vast majority of my photo shoots, my main camera gear consists of a Nikon 5200D with a Nikor 18 to 200 mm VR2 f/3.5-5.6 lens, a Metz 58 AF-2 and various filters and other accessories. Fully loaded (without a laptop or tripod), my camera bag weighs about…

Award Winning Photos

Event News Always of interest to us is the National Gallery of Canada's second floor section dedicated to Prints, Drawings and Photographs. However, from March 24 to September 25, 2016, the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2016 are on display in the Contemporary Art section on the ground floor.…

News Flash Welcomes You

About News Flash What began as a simple hobby based on my husband Norm’s and my interest for symmetry, design, shapes and layouts developed into a love of an art form. The blending and attraction of opposites has always been a passion of ours. We enjoy creating photographs that show the balance…