Recent Posts

  • Book Review - "Anne Collier", "Capturing the Light" and "Last Call"

    On the day of writing this I flubbed the origin of photography in conversation, and the who-is-who difference between Jean-Louis Daguerre, and Nicéphore Niépce, who were the original “inventors” of photography. We’ve been selling “Capturing the Light” lately, which, I am told, is a “highly readable” historical biography (I have to confess that I don’t know what “highly readable” means.

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  • Banff Adventure Filmmakers’ Workshop

    The Banff Mountain Film Festival has extended the application deadline for their upcoming Adventure Filmmakers’ Workshop. The extended deadline is August 28th, 2015.

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  • Now Hiring - Shipping/ Receiving Department

    The Camera Store is now accepting applications to work within our Shipping/ Receiving Department. Find out more about this position and how you can apply!

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  • Sony Fashion & Lifestyle Shoot Wrap-Up

    On Wednesday, July 22nd, we hosted the Sony Fashion & Lifestyle Shoot with Sony Imaging Ambassador, Kate Siobhan. Sony experts were on-hand to loan samples from the Sony Alpha Mirrorless line, and attendees had the opportunity to borrow, use and test the cameras and lenses to photograph the lifestyle models throughout beautiful downtown Calgary!

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  • FujiFilm In-Store Demo Event!

    Join us on Thursday, August 20th for the FujiFilm In-Store Demo Event! From 2:00PM - 7:30PM, Fujifilm experts will be in the store with the complete line of FujiFilm mirrorless cameras, lenses, and accessories!

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  • Fujifilm Autumn Photo Walk

    Join us on Wednesday, September 9th and shoot alongside “FujiGuy” Billy Luong, during our Fujifilm Autumn Photo Walk through beautiful North Glenmore Park!

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  • Sony Stampede Parade Photo Walk - Wrap Up

    On Friday, July 3rd, we hosted the Sony Stampede Parade Photo Walk. Participants had the opportunity to borrow Sony cameras, lenses, and accessories, and spent the morning shooting alongside Sony experts! 

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  • Last Call - Submit to the 2015 Banff Mountain Film Competition!

    Calling All Filmmakers! The last call to enter your film into the 40th annual Banff Mountain Film Competition is August 5, 2015! 

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  • Now Hiring - Online Sales Department and In-Store Sales Staff

    The Camera Store is now accepting applications to work within our Online and In-Store Sales Departments. Find out more about these positions and how you can apply!

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  • Aperture Magazine

    Last year I learned of the journalist Charles Bowden, as he died in September, listening to a radio obituary, and to a portion of a talk he gave regarding a book he had written about an assassin from Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. I later came to read more of Bowden’s writing, especially on the subject of that place. I found the writing a corrective to the work of the novelist Roberto Bolaño, and his book 2666, which I had read nearly five years earlier.

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