Kickstarter for Calgary Digital Expo

 By Kyle Marshall

Online video is full of innovation and creativity. It’s hard to believe that YouTube only started in 2005, and since then has grown to be a multi-billion dollar industry that includes multiple different companies. It’s a place where niches thrive and underrepresented people have found a voice. It’s because of a desire to support and honour this industry that the Calgary Digital Expo was created.

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Photography Bag Choices

 By PeterGold

Whenever I’m on a photography assignment out of the studio, especially since we’re located in Bragg Creek, I always pack duplicate equipment just in case something malfunctions, I have a backup on hand. It saves driving back to the studio to pick it up. I also want to take everything with me on a vacation.

Before we discuss camera bag options, if you are looking for the right bag solution, you should pull out everything that you plan to take with you. Divide it into different piles; equipment you definitely always need access to, like camera bodies, your favorite lenses, meters, etc.

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BTS of Stop Motion Sony Teaser Video with Salman Sajun Studio

 By Evelyn Drake

 Salman Sajun based in Montreal Quebec, is a director that specializes in bringing the inanimate to life. Through a blend of stop motion and live action, he has created content for high-profile clients including Google and Nickelodeon. We are honoured to have had the opportunity to work with the Salman Sajun Studio team to produce a quick teaser video for SONY to help generate some traction and awareness about Sony’s Trade In – Trade Up Promo. 

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Reading American Photographs, Another Photographic Reality, and Mexico

 By John Veldhoen

So, a weaving approach to write about a book I have wanted to read for years, Alan Trachtenberg’s “Reading American Photographs”. Time gets in the way, and I have had to put it off. But, I recently ordered a few copies for The Camera Store, and I am now quarter of the way through. I get slowed down when I read history, I get side-tracked with historiography, and get down into the reeds.

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DIY Product Photography Workshop for Your Small Business

 By Evelyn Drake

Jillian from Logee Photo has ten years of experience as a professional photographer and has catered her work to portraiture and the small-business community. As a co-organizer of Etsy Calgary and YYC Girl Gang, she knows the unique challenges faced by the local maker community and endeavours to share & help where she can. We’ve asked her to lead an exclusive Product Photography for Makers & Small Business on April 14th, 2018.

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