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Apr 22, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

In this Toronto Star video series on photojournalism, photographer David Cooper takes us for a spin on how to properly shoot the beautiful cars at the auto show.

Apr 15, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

In this Toronto Star video series on photojournalism, photographer Carlos Osorio showcases his best tips for covering the runway.

Apr 11, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

There’s not a lot photojournalist Peter Bregg hasn’t seen or done over the past half century. Shooting for the Canadian Press, Maclean’s, the PMO and various NGOs, he’s travelled the globe and won numerous awards. In June, Bregg will be the first photojournalist ever honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Canadian Journalism Foundation. Bregg recently chatted with J-Source about why this award is different and his sartorial tastes.

Apr 08, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

In this Toronto Star video series on photojournalism, photographer Lucas Oleniuk explains three factors that help control Depth of Field, and how to use them to better your photography.

Apr 05, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Internationally renowned photographers Rita Leistner (Looking for Marshal McLuhan in Afghanistan) and Mike Kamber (writer and photographer for The New York Times, among many other outlets) sit down with curator and Newsweek photo editor Jamie Wellford. As practitioners whose work ranges from journalism to fine art, the three will discuss everything from the practicalities to ethics of capturing images in the midst of armed conflict - as well as the stories these images give rise to.

Apr 03, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Photos do tell the truth, but not always the entire truth or the circumstances leading up to that photographed moment. That’s why photojournalists and editors have an obligation to contextualize photos better, writes Mount Royal University journalism student Jesse Yardley.

Apr 03, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

A tweet was sent out from The Globe and Mail’s account promoting an excellent and original on a scenario for what might have happened to the missing Malaysian plane. The tweet attracted criticism from some who complained that it intruded on the grief of the woman pictured and others who objected to the connection between the photo and the headline, writes public editor Sylvia Stead. 

Apr 01, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

In this Toronto Star video series on photojournalism, photographer Lucas Oleniuk jumps into the Prime VS Zoom debate by explaining why his lens kit consists of (almost) all prime lenses.

Mar 25, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

In this Toronto Star video series on photojournalism, photographer Andrew Wallace discusses the benefits of zoom lenses

Mar 21, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Bregg, who has worked as a photojournalist for the Canadian Press and Maclean’s, has won the Canadian Journalism Foundation’s lifetime achievement award. 

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edited by MARK TAYLOR

Mark Taylor is a print instructor at the University of Regina School of Journalism, where he also manages the internship program and designs and lays out the school's annual student news magazine, The Crow. As a photographer, Taylor works on assignment for various Canadian publications and wire services, including The Globe and Mail, National Post, The Canadian Press and CPImages. Follow him on Twitter @Mark22Taylor