Wrap Up: Private Nikon D810 Launch Party

 By Evelyn Drake

The Camera Store hosted a private Nikon D810 Launch Party with a small group of our current Nikon clients. The event was a blast and we hope to have more events like these in the future!

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How to How-to

 By John Veldhoen

The book is what it says it is, avoiding the glut of self-help that plagues the “how-to” market. The Filmmaker’s Handbook is how to how-to. It is intelligently written throughout, and the examples and selections that Pincus and Ascher make are subtly and gracefully chosen; there is brilliance in using a sublime still of Anna Karina in Jean Luc Godard’s Vivre sa Vie to expound on the possible virtue lens flare, and I was pleasantly surprised to see a philosophically dense topic like persistence of vision addressed at all, not to mention so deftly.

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Pentax 645Z Hands-On Field Test With Deluxe Design Group

 By Jordan Drake

The Pentax 645Z is the most sophisticated medium format camera everreleased. With a new 51 megapixel sensor, live view, and modern DSLR
functionality, it’s an incredibly versatile tool. It’s also the first
medium format camera ever to shoot video! The TCSTV crew went out to
test the stills, and we met up with our friends at Deluxe Design Group
to shoot a movie trailer and test the video capabilities! Is this the
camera that will restore the popularity of medium format digital?

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Look Outside. Click. Share. Connect.

 By Evelyn Drake

Click. Share. Connect. This summer, Look Outside, an exciting new photo contest and initiative launched by Wildsight, invites everyone to grab their cameras (or their cell phones!), head outside and capture their favourite places in the Kootenays.

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