Exposure Photography Festival

 By Ryley Smith

 

The International Open Call 2020 and the 2020 Emerging Photographers Showcase, both hosted by the Exposure Photography Festival, are now open for submissions. The Exposure Photography Festival is driven by providing an opportunity for people to communally engage in photographic image making, regardless of their experience and relation to photography. It is an open opportunity for individuals of all types of photographic diversity, from beginners to professionals, encompassing all ages and interest levels, to express themselves and come together with the common thread of photographic expression. Submit your work and join the movement that aims to bring forth education, inspiration and beauty, that will be shared with thousands of people. 

 

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New Firmware for the Canon EOS R and Canon EOS RP

 By Ryley Smith

 

While many people in Calgary were prepping for the snow on Friday, which of course, was not the most pleasant surprise, Canon Canada released new firmware for the Canon EOS R and Canon EOS RP! Unlike the snowfall, these updates are something to actually be excited about and look forward to. The 1.4.0 update for the Canon EOS R and the 1.3.0 update for the Canon EOS RP are more-or-less the same for each camera, but are awesome enhancements. Not many of you have probably already downloaded the firmware, let alone read about what they are about, but for anyone who was preoccupied by the snow, or anything else, here is the breakdown on these Canon upgrades. 

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Just Released: New Canon EOS M200

 By Ryley Smith

 

Brand-spanking-new from Canon Canada: a camera made for everyday life, for capturing the special moments, and every other moment too – the EOS M200. Made with social media enthusiasts in mind, this camera was designed to produce high quality images and video while being super easy to capture and share. 

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Sony Be Alpha Event

 By Ryley Smith

 

Do you know what speed skating, dancers and dogs, Todd Korol, Sony and The Camera Store all have in common? The Sony Be Alpha event! One incredible Sunday of photographing at the Olympic Oval, thanks to Sony. What better way to celebrate the last day of summer than to shoot in the hot sun, with the leaves changing colour, super talented dancers and absolutely adorable dog models, then cooling down inside the Oval to watch an incredibly fast long track speed skating competition. It was a jam-packed day, and I’ve barely scratched the surface of how awesome it was!

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Sony A9 6.0 firmware update is here!

 By Ryley Smith

 

The wait has ended for all Sony a9 users, the 6.0 firmware update is here! With anticipation building since January, and hopes that this update will keep the a9 as up-to-date as other Sony models, this is definitely a significant update. The 6.0 firmware comes with two important upgrades: Animal Eye AF, and the addition of an in-camera interval timer. 

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