Posts by: Chris Niccolls

First Impressions of the Sony A7R III from NYC

 By Chris Niccolls

David Schloss (from Digital Photo Pro) and I had a bet on what the latest Sony announcement would be and it looks like I came out on top!  He, along with many others prophesied a new A9 camera with a high megapixel sensor. However, Sony has just announced their latest full frame sensor camera and it is officially the Sony A7R III.

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The Best & Worst Ways To Carry Your Camera (Bags, Straps & Holsters)

 By Chris Niccolls

After well over 250 TCSTV episodes spanning gear reviews, educational snippets, and comedic entertainment, it finally occurred to me that we had never once reviewed a photography essential that all photographers need, and that is as varied as the cameras themselves. A way to transport and carry the cameras we so lovingly covet. So onward to our latest TCSTV endeavor, we proceeded to raid The Camera Store for a wide selection of bags, straps, vests, and backpacks. 

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TCSTV’s Best and Worst Camera Gear of 2016

 By Chris Niccolls

It’s that time of year again! TCSTVs best and worst of list, has cemented itself as an infamous Christmas tradition, as Jordan Drake and I battle it out on Youtube. Part retrospective on the best and worst camera gear of the year, part drinking game competition between the hosts, and all irreverent humorous entertainment. The best and worst of 2016 episode was no exception.

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The Great JPEG Shootout! (Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fuji, iPhone, Pentax, Olympus, Panasonic)

 By Chris Niccolls

Everyone loves to talk about the quality of different camera manufacturer’s color and straight out of camera JPEGs. We decided to do a blind(ish) test, to see which images photographer’s really preferred in a variety of situations. Which camera’s SOOC images are really the ones to beat? Watch as Chris Niccolls investigates!

Special thanks to Resolve Photo (www.resolvephoto.ca) and everyone who participated in our tests!

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Photokina 2016 Recap

 By Chris Niccolls

Photokina, the worlds largest photo trade show, has been in full swing since 1950. Along with CP+ and PMA, Photokina showcases the latest in digital gear, photographic presentation, drones, accessories, and so much more. 2016 is the first year that The Camera Store TV took the long flight over to Cologne, Germany. One could easily be forgiven for assuming that TCSTV would be in camera gear Heaven. However Photokina, and Cologne, held much more in store for us than just technology.

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