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  • Don’t Waste Your Precious Landscape Photography Time in Banff National Park

    Banff and the Canadian Rockies are known around the World for the many Famous landscape photography locations here.  Think about Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Vermillion Lakes and Mount Rundle.  And, I haven’t even mentioned the night sky and the Aurora yet.  The landscape photography possibilities in the Canadian Rockies are seemly endless.  But, what isn’t endless is the amount of time that you have to spend here photographing them.

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  • The Many Uses of The Studio Clamp

    Photographers, more than any other profession, have to MacGyver stuff all the time. We use light to create lasting memories. Unfortunately, light isn't always where we want it. So we have to first, create reflectors, lighting props, brackets, stands, etc. Once the light is where we want it to be and of the right quality, then we can proceed to create history.

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  • Poetry and Photography

    I recently read Yves Bonnefoy’s “Poetry and Photography” and struggled with it. I write that I read it, but the truth is that I finished far short, at the section where Bonnefoy references a work by Stephane Mallarme entitled “Igitur” that I did go on to read, and found deeply disturbing, and so also Bonnefoy’s definition of photography in turn, as it stems from his reading of the same vein of French symbolism.

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  • Creator Feature: Salman Sajun Studio

    An illusionist, conjurer and artist, Salman Sajun, based in Montreal Quebec is a director that specializes in bringing the inanimate to life. Through a blend of stop motion and live action, he has created content for high-profile clients including Google and Nickelodeon. With a true artistic passion and an eye for perfection, his work evokes the nostalgia of childhood, when imagination could bring toys to life. 

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  • GODOX Flash System: Available Now at The Camera Store

    A great lighting system is now available which has all the features I have been waiting for, that offers new on-camera flashes, battery-powered studio lights in various sizes, all with identical built-in wireless receivers so that they can all be combined if necessary.

    And the best part is that they are available for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fuji and Olympus camera systems.  For a fraction of the price of other units.

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  • February is EXPOSURE - Alberta's Photography Festival

    Each February the Exposure Photography Festival brings together and shares the best and most interesting photographic work in the region. Click to read about the 2018 Festival Details. 

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  • Attention Students: Apply for Nikon's Storytellers Scholarship Program

    As part of Nikon's 100th-anniversary celebration, The Nikon Storytellers Scholarship supports the next generation of visual content creators.

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  • Learn Black and White Darkroom Techniques at SAIT

    Have you always wanted to learn how to develop film and to print your own black and white photographs using traditional methods? 

    Now is your opportunity to create a beautiful collection of black and white prints for your portfolio or exhibition in this black and white darkroom photography course at SAIT with award-winning photographer George Webber. 

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  • Leica Safari MP Recovered Just Before Christmas

    We are pleased to say that our rare Leica Safari MP camera was recovered and returned to The Camera Store, less than one week after it was stolen during a break-in. 

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  • Stolen Hasselblad Gear Reunited with The Camera Store

    Within 48 hours after thieves left The Camera Store in shambles of shattered glass and had robbed us of nearly $35,000 of specialty camera equipment, Constable Tony Hogendorp and Constable Paul Teworte from Calgary Police Service recovered our stolen Hasselblad equipment.

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