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  • 90 Day No Lease Payment Option Through First Capital Leasing

    First Capital Leasing offers a 90 day no payment option so that you can purchase the gear you need today.

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  • Vision Travel Photo Contest Winner - Mike O'Connor

    Congratulations to Mike O'Connor. His photograph "Khor Virap Monastery with Mt Ararat in the Background" selected by Michael Melford as the winning image for Vision Travel's Photography Contest. He was presented with a $100 gift certificate to The Camera Store at the Though the Lens of Expedition Travel Photography Seminar.

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  • PPOC Canadian Imaging Conference & Trade Show Calgary, Alberta

    The PPOC Canadian Imaging Conference and Trade Show is Canada’s premiere event for photographers. The 2016 conference will be in Calgary at the Coast Plaza Hotel from April 16th-19th, 2016.

    Everyone is welcome to attend the trade show at the hotel on Sunday April 17th 1PM-5PM and Monday April 18th, 2016 11AM-2PM.

    Click here to download the Event Schedule.

    Click here to Register Online 

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  • Inspire Project YYC Creates a Mini Heroes Portrait Series to Raise Funds

    INSPIRE PROJECT YYC is a not-for-profit foundation that seeks to increase awareness and raise funds for established charities in a creative and inspiring way. It was started by a group of Calgarian creatives supporting the fight for social justice. They believe in supporting organizations seeking to affect change in difficult areas.

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  • The 2016 Banff Mountain Photo Essay Competition

    The Camera Store and Nikon Canada are proud sponsors of the The Banff Mountain Photo Essay Competition.
    Deadline to enter is May 12, 2016

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  • Jordan Drake's Take on the Sony A6300 Hands-On Field Test

    It’s been a long time coming. After a deluge of new camera releases from Sony, they finally updated the most popular camera in the line-up, the A6000.

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  • Safety Third Instagram Photo Contest

    Hanging off the side of a cliff, wading into the ocean or getting up-close and personal to a wild animal or a mother of the bride on her daughter’s wedding day may sound a little crazy to some. But, we know that photographers put their own safety at risk in order to capture an awesome moment. Enter the photographs that you’ve captured while putting yourself in a strange or risky situation and include the story in you post.

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  • Nikon Sales Event - On Until March 31

    Take Advantage of Nikon's Sales Event Before the Regular Prices Increase April 1st, 2016.

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  • The Painters and the Camera

    There is a well-known story about the so-called “blue period” of paintings by Pablo Picasso. It goes that Picasso became friends with a Catalan youth that he met in Paris, named Carlos Casagemas, a thoroughly 19th century cliché bohemian obsessive type who ended up shooting himself over an unrequited love. The historian Anne Baldessari conjectured that a cyanotype in a Picasso trove is of Casagemas, and that Picasso is likely the photographer.

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