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  • Call for Donations: ROSALEE HIEBERT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    This scholarship is annually awarded to a student of the Photography Department at ACAD. It has been a few years since our last major fundraiser, and the fund has dropped below a self-sustaining level. We are calling on the photography community to make a donation. Our goal is to raise enough funds so it can sustain itself in perpetuity.

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  • Photojournalist Feature: Melissa Renwick

    Her work is bold and gritty, and she’s a damn good storyteller. Melissa Renwick has earned the reputation of being a great documentary photographer – she’s been named one of the best in Canada. Her work is currently featured in an exhibition in Rome called 30 Under 30 / Women Photographers, presented by Photo Boite. She has also been recognized by The Magenta Foundation, COPA, and was the News Photographers Association of Canada’s Photojournalist of the Year for 2015 and 2016.

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  • Sony a7R III Just Announced

    Sony’s New Full-frame α7R III Interchangeable Lens Camera Delivers the Ultimate Combination of Resolution and Speed. 

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  • First Impressions of the Sony A7R III from NYC

    David Schloss (from Digital Photo Pro) and I had a bet on what the latest Sony announcement would be and it looks like I came out on top!  He, along with many others prophesied a new A9 camera with a high megapixel sensor. However, Sony has just announced their latest full frame sensor camera and it is officially the Sony A7R III.

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  • ThinkTank Hydrophobia Review from the Wild

    I was soaked at the end of each day.   However, my camera gear had a much more pleasant experience, not only capturing amazing moments but I never had to worry about my camera body or long lens as my Hydrophobia rain cover kept my camera gear perfectly dry.   My hands fit in great, they were dry and allowed me easily to easily snap away. 

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  • Peak Design - Now Available

    Peak Design products are now available at The Camera Store. We brought this line of bags in because we think that their products stand out in both style and utility. They are not simply another camera accessory manufacturer, they are a design company.

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  • Scorched, But Waterton Will Recover

    I shouldn’t have stopped where I stopped and I shouldn’t have walked where I walked.
    I was just outside the Waterton townsite, not far from the turn to the golf course. There was a stand of aspens there, their trunks stained brown with smoke, the forest floor around them burned black. I wanted pictures.

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  • Who painted the new mural at The Camera Store?

    We are honoured to have a new mural painted by Mat (Mateusz Napieralski) from A Gust of Wind Studio, as part of a Calgary Arts Development project. Mat creates multidisciplinary designs, and has been based in Calgary since October 2016. “As soon as I arrived here, I became inspired by Canadian culture, outdoor-living and my new surroundings. Since then, I’ve been focusing more on nature, and organic shapes and forms. I’m always trying to translate it into my graphic, bold style of work.”

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