CES/PMA 2012: Canon Unveils 14.3MP PowerShot G1 X Compact Camera with Large Sensor

Posted by on Monday January 9, 2012 | Uncategorized

Professional photographers looking for a smaller alternative to their digital SLRs will have a portable new camera option starting in February. Canon announced the new PowerShot G1 X, a compact camera which uses a 1.5-inch (18.7 x 14mm), 14.3-megapixel CMOS sensor, just a step down from what you’d find in a DSLR.

The G1 X will replace Canon’s former flagship PowerShot model: the 10MP Canon PowerShot G12, a popular thrown-in-the-bag camera for pros announced back in 2010.

The G1 X won’t be cheap though: when it ship in February it will sell for $800.

If the Canon G1 X lives up to the promise of its specs though, it should produce some very nice images and help out in a pinch when you don’t want to lug around your big rig.

Read more here.




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