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  • Thule Bag Giveaway

    Whether it's grabbing your backpack and hitting the trail or a laptop backpack to join in the hustle and bustle of the city, you always want to have a pack you can rely on and not slow you down. Thule backpacks are stylish, safe, and easy to use – and tough enough to follow you wherever you want to go. 

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  • The Best & Worst Ways To Carry Your Camera (Bags, Straps & Holsters)

    After well over 250 TCSTV episodes spanning gear reviews, educational snippets, and comedic entertainment, it finally occurred to me that we had never once reviewed a photography essential that all photographers need, and that is as varied as the cameras themselves. A way to transport and carry the cameras we so lovingly covet. So onward to our latest TCSTV endeavor, we proceeded to raid The Camera Store for a wide selection of bags, straps, vests, and backpacks. 

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  • 2016 NPAC National Pictures of the Year Winners

    Calgary Herald and Calgary Sun photographer/videographer Leah Hennel has claimed another national award for her work.

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  • Banff Mountain Film Competition Now Open

    Enter your film into the 42nd annual Banff Mountain Film Competition and bring the magic of mountain landscape, culture, and adventure to an international audience. Your film could reach more than 500,000 people if selected for the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour!

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  • Beers & Cameras; or my life every other Thursday night

    Thing #1 of the fun-having, and the tale I bring to you today: Beers & Cameras.

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  • Friday Night Lights

    I broke free of the city just as the sun set and as I looked to the northern horizon I could already see the aurora borealis beginning to dance.

    The Friday night lights were starting to shine.

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  • Intimate Distance and Materialities

    I received an advance copy of “Intimate Wilderness: Arctic Voices in a Land of Vast Horizons”, and this was last year. The store has since received copies. I was so impressed by the volume. Mr. Hallendy spent fifty years in the Cape Dorset region of Baffin Island, Nunavut, developing deep and rich relationships with the people, and learning their language, customs, history, and culture. 

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  • April Snow and a Whole Whack of Robins!

    I hadn’t really planned on coming out this way. Three hours before I’d been heading down to the Bow River at Policeman’s Flats to check out the blue heron nesting colony and look for any interesting ducks.

    But as I got to the southern edge of the city, I looked off to the west. There was a lot of fresh snow over there so kept going south for a better look. The high country was blanketed from the mountain peaks to the foothills and it looked like more snow was about to fall.

    See ya later, herons. I headed west.

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  • Results from the Air North First Light Image Festival Photography Contest

    The Winners of the 2017 First Light Image Festival Photo Contest are:
    Grand Prize: Into the Light - Reindeer Herding NWT

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  • Nikon Announces: D7500 DSLR

    The D7500 uses the same 20.9 MP DX-format image sensor and EXPEED 5 image processing engine as the D500, taking your photos and videos to the next level. Capture with phenomenal sharpness and tonality, especially in low light situations like concerts, sporting events, parties and events.

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