Here are Photos of People Smashing Canon Photography Equipment

Posted by on Wednesday January 19, 2011 | Uncategorized

This is pretty old but worth checking out if you haven’t seen it. This blog post shows people destroying a half million dollars worth of Canon photography gear with hammers.

Why are they committing such a heinous crime against humanity? Apparently the gear was damaged during transportation/storage and Canon didn’t want it accidentally making it to the shelves.

Still though, why’d they have to smash this beautiful white lens? We’d have paid (at least) a hundy for it.

(Via Shannon Fagan‘s Facebook page.)




Magnum Foundation Announces 2016 Emergency Fund Grants

Posted by on Wednesday March 23, 2016 | Uncategorized

Eighteen photographers from around the world have been awarded the 2016 Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, a grant that helps independent photographers produce in-depth and creative stories on underreported issues. Grantees were selected by an independent editorial committee from a pool of 140 photographers nominated by 26 international editors, curators, and educators. The grantees are: Poulomi Basu,... More

Edward Burtynsky Establishes Photo Book Grant with Prize Money

Posted by on Friday March 11, 2016 | Uncategorized

Photographer Edward Burtynsky announced this week that he will use a CAD 25,000 ($18,892) award he received to establish a photo book publishing grant for Canadian emerging photographers. The money will support one CAD 5,000 ($3,778) grant per year for the next five years. Burtynsky had received the cash prize from The Canada Council for... More