Press Release: Nikon D850 Now Available for Pre-Order

 By Evelyn Drake

MISSISSAUGA, ON– Today, Nikon announced the new Nikon D850, a powerful full-frame DSLR camera that provides professional photographers and multimedia creators an impressive combination of resolution and high-speed performance. The 45.7-megapixel D850 is Nikon’s first DSLR with an FX- format, back-side Illuminated (BSI) CMOS sensor for image quality that is nothing short of majestic, allowing professionals to create stunning, high resolution still images and full-frame 4K UHD video. Despite its monumental resolution, the D850 is capable of an astoundingly fast capture rate of up to 7 frames-per-second (fps) (9 fps with optional battery grip and EN-EL18a/b battery), while offering a full range of surprising new user features requested by Nikon shooters around the world.

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Travel Photographer Feature: Dr. M Robert Ito

 By Evelyn Drake

When asked what he loves most about photography Dr. M Robert Ito referred to a quote by the writer-photographer, Ralph Hattersley: 

“We are making photographs to understand what our lives mean to us.” 

Robert enjoys photography as a means of seeing events, places and people in a way that has meaning to him, unfettered by demands of editors, art directors and others that may have a different agenda, and to be able share his interpretation of the world that he sees with others. He said, “friends say that I am happiest when I am out exploring and shooting images.” I think many of us can relate to that. 

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Staff Photo Contest Winner: Peter Gold

 By Evelyn Drake

We don’t mean to brag…But, The Camera Store is home to some incredible photographers including master photographer Peter Gold. Gold has been a photographer for over forty years, and we have been lucky to have him as our studio specialist for just over a decade. 

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Photographer Feature: A Student of Wildlife Photography

 By Evelyn Drake

75-year-old Don Mcvee is a self-proclaimed student of photography from Kelowna, and has been shopping with The Camera Store’s online department for nearly a decade. We came across his Flickr account while reviewing his order one day, and were struck by the diversity of the wildlife he has captured around the world. Don truly has a passion and eye for photography. I had the opportunity to ask him a few questions about his journey of making photographs.

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