New OMNI Universal Expansion Pack

 By Ryley Smith

 

Lensbaby has announced a new and super cool product that you have to check out! The new Lensbaby OMNI Universal Expansion Pack with Reflections is an expansion from Lensbaby’s OMNI line that is entirely focused on reflections! Incredibly versatile, with infinite configurable effects, the OMNI Universal Expansion Pack with Reflections will give you even more ways to be creative and enjoy Lensbaby’s quirky qualities!

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Alone Together: A Pandemic Photo Essay – Book Launch

 By Ryley Smith

Leah Hennel posing with her newest publication, Alone Together: A Pandemic Photo Essay, in front of prints from her book. Photo by Jeff Yee.

On Friday, May 13, 2022, we had the pleasure of hosting a Book Launch for Leah Hennel’s latest publication, Alone Together: A Pandemic Photo Essay. In the stunning Contemporary Calgary Dome, we got to showcase Leah’s powerful images and stories about the incredible AHS staff she’s been documenting since the beginning of the pandemic. 

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Best 3 Budget Friendly Canon Lenses

 By Ryley Smith

Are you looking for a new, budget-friendly Canon mirrorless lens but aren’t sure where to start? Well, Dave from TCSTV did the hard work for you and tested out three of the best budget-friendly Canon lenses, the Canon RF 24-105mm f4-7.1 IS STM, the Canon RF 100-400mm f5.6-8 IS USM and the Canon RF 800mm f11 IS STM against their high-end counterparts. Diving into the key features to look at when purchasing a lens, Dave shows us what you gain and lose with getting a more affordable RF lens to help you decide which is the best option for you!

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What’s In Our Bags: Double Fully-Loaded Sony Alpha Kits For A Travel Photography Duo

 By Sony Alpha Universe

David (@jdmtlm) and Tammie (@tnttown1) Maloney are a husband and wife travel photography duo who enjoy exploring the world with their Sony Alpha cameras. As repeat attendees of Sony Artisan Ira Block’s travel photography workshops, they’ve ventured to some incredible places while learning photography techniques from one of the best. Over time their love of Sony gear has strengthened, and they continue to add to their arsenal of cameras and lenses for the ultimate in creative versatility. We connected with them to learn more about the gear they include in their kits for travel photography – keep reading as they explain what’s in their bags and why.

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Behind The Shot: Taking It To The Ledge

 By Sony Alpha Universe

 

Travel and adventure photographers Matthew (@matthewhahnel) and Renee (@reneeroaming) Hahnel create imagery that inspire other travel and adventure seekers to find joy in exploring our beautiful world. The husband and wife content creation duo can often be found hiking in the great outdoors, working together to create exhilarating images with breathtaking views. As longtime fans and users of the Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 G Master lens, when asked to test the new Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 G Master II the Alpha Collective members knew exactly how to put it through its paces. They captured this incredible image with the new lens attached to their Sony Alpha 1, and we connected with Matthew to learn more about how he and Renee worked together to create it. Keep reading as he shares their story behind the shot.

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The Canon Level Up Sales Event Is Here!

 By Ryley Smith

The Canon Level Up Sale is perfect for any photographer looking to elevate their photography! Whether you’re a newbie looking to dive deeper into the creative world or a pro looking to upgrade to the latest and greatest, the Canon Level Up Sale is your chance to grow your passion with Canon’s renowned technology! 

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Interview – Lee Nordbye on Landscape Photography

 By Ryley Smith

 

Living in the Rocky Mountains, we are privileged to be surrounded by some of the most outstanding landscapes in North America. For award-winning Canadian photographer Lee Nordbye, the Rockies aren’t just a beautiful place to take photos, but a place of solitude, rejuvenation, healing, and of course, inspiration! I had the incredible opportunity to interview Lee on his love of the Rockies, roads less travelled, and how he seeks inspiration from our towering giants!

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May Fujifilm + KEH Gear Buying Event

 By Ryley Smith

 

Have you been wanting to upgrade to Fujifilm and get rid of some old camera gear? Well, the time is now with our Fujifilm Virtual KEH Gear Buying Event! Be free of your old, unwanted camera gear and treat yourself to special Fujifilm Bonuses, based on how much you sell! The hardest part will be choosing between the X-Series or GFX-Series!

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