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  • Infrared Photography, Part 3

    Now you have the image, what else do I need to think about? Ron May discusses post-processing techniques for infrared photography, as well as considerations such as white balance, hot spots, and lens flare.

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  • A Wild Life and A Feast for the Eyes

    There is an academic discipline for everything.  In literature, scholars have studied genre as it appertains to works of literary expression since the Enlightenment. Long before that, philosophy discerned the production of ideas on the basis of type.

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  • Surfer Vs. Cowboy Photo Contest

    Beers & Cameras and The Camera Store present a photo contest battle between San Diego's Beers & Cameras Chapter and Calgary's Beers & Cameras YYC Chapter. 

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  • The Power of Luminosity Masks

    Photoshop provides a myriad of options when it comes to making selections in our images, some are smart, others are dumb. Some selection tools make hard line selections, can require a painstaking amount of work, and may not even give us the look we are going for. Fortunately, we have another tool that is a part of Photoshop but isn’t readily accessible, and these have been coined Luminosity Masks.

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  • Infrared Photography, Part 2

    There are basically two ways to capture infrared images with a digital camera. The first uses an appropriate filter on the camera lens, and the second requires the camera to be converted to a given IR wavelength. In this installment, Ron May discusses some of the filter options available and touches on camera conversion as well.

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  • Abandoned Alberta - Harvest Dark Skies 2017

    For the past four years, photographers Robert Scott and Scott Dimond have been offering their Abandoned Alberta Photographic Workshops. These workshops expand participant's skills in the areas of composition/seeing and pre & post capture techniques, all the while exploring and photographing old abandoned homesteads and vehicles in Alberta.

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  • Canadian Nature Photographer's Tribute to George Brybycin

    Tribute to George Brybycin Canadian Photographer
    1934 - 2017

    by Dr. Robert Berdan & Friends of George Brybycin
    June 25, 2017

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  • Infrared Photography, Part 1

    The advent of digital photography and the software that has accompanied this development, has opened up realms of possibilities to the average photographer that were not readily accessible in the good, old days of film. One of these areas is infrared (IR) photography. It is a world of unseen light, as no one knows how it looks.

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  • Ward Rosin, Mark Reierson: Between Dust and Sky, The 100th Hand Hills Lake Stampede

    There’s a saying that probably began out west, people will talk about doing a thing as being not their “first rodeo”. Now, I know for a fact that Ward Rosin’s been shooting rodeo for a spell, including the Hand Hills rodeo, and also that this book literally was Mark Reierson’s first rodeo.

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  • Paul Zizka's Photography Books of The Canadian Rockies

    These books contain photographs by the brilliant, award-winning mountain landscape photographer Paul Zizka, of off-beaten-path places in Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise, Jasper, Kananaskis, Waterton, and Yoho. Paul has photographed Norway, Svalbard, Nepal, Baffin Island, Greenland, throughout the Caribbean, Hawaii, Niue, French Polynesia, and our landscape. He lives in Banff, Alberta.

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