Posts by: Ryley Smith

Sigma’s May Savings Have Arrived!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Is your creativity growing faster than the flowers outside? Let it bloom with Sigma’s May Savings! With sales on some of Sigma’s most beautiful lenses, you won’t want to miss it. Whether your expanding, replacing, or just taking a look, this is the perfect time to be looking at Sigma lenses! Here is a closer look at three lenses from Sigma’s May Savings.

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Springing Into Sony With Two Amazing Cameras!

 By Ryley Smith

 

With spring bringing us beautiful weather and greenery, why not use every excuse to get outside! With the Sony a7 II with the 28-70mm Kit or the Sony a7R IV camera, you’ll find the perfect excuse! From candid shots with the family to stunning landscape photography, these Sony mirrorless cameras are made to make the best of the bright new season.

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Interview: Sony Adventure Photographer Stevin Tuchiwsky

 By Ryley Smith

 

For those of you who want to reminisce and get excited about future adventure photography trips, the amazingly talented Sony photographer Stevin Tuchiwsky recently took some time to do a phone interview with us! Stevin has been an outdoor lifestyle photographer for almost a decade and has lived for adventure his whole life. Read on for an inside look at what goes into being an adventure photographer!

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DIY Macro Polarized Crystals

 By Ryley Smith

 

If you’re looking for another photographic project, DP Review’s latest Youtube video with renowned photographer, Don Komarechka, should be next on your list. If you know who Don is, you’ll already know that this is a macro project, but shaking things up, this is abstract photos with polarized crystals! With just a few household items, some patience, and a steady hand, you can take beautiful, colourful, abstract images all from the comfort of home! Then, once our world is healthy again, we will have Don back in Calgary to teach some more amazing macro workshops in person!

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First Light Image Festival 2020 Photo Contest!

 By Ryley Smith

Joy – Carmen Kuptana, Tuktoyaktuk, NT

The First Light Image Festival may be cancelled, but in our amazing, digital era, we can happily say that the FLIF 2020 Photo Contest, is still a-go! With some amazingly epic prizes, this contest is super easy to apply to and is open to everyone. The deadline, April 27th, is fast approaching, so get ready to submit your work! 

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Announced: Firmware V2.0 for the Panasonic Lumix S1H!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Panasonic announced an exciting firmware update, firmware V2.0 for the Lumix S1H! Along with the usual bug fixes, this update also gives users the ability to shoot 5.9K ProRes Raw video! This enhancement to ProRes Raw, along with the other updates, will provide creatives will a lot more flexibility and freedom in their projects, while making the S1H even more amazing than before. 

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Canon’s Newest Additions to the Cinema World!

 By Ryley Smith

 

The Canon Virtual Press Conference brought lots of exciting information, including two product announcements! Canon introduced both the new EOS C300 Mark III Cinema Camera and the new CINE-SERVO 25-250mm T2.95-3.95 Cinema Lens! An exciting time for cinematographers, the EOS C300 Mark III is a Super 35mm workhorse, and the CINE-SERVO 25-250mm is the newest addition to Canon’s robust line of Cinema Lenses. 

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Newest Details on the Canon EOS R5!

 By Ryley Smith

 

After months of teasers, we finally have more information on the highly anticipated Canon EOS R5! During the Canon Virtual Press Conference in April, more specs were released about both the video and stills capabilities of the EOS R5. These details confirm our speculations that, at least on paper, this mirrorless camera will be quite the show stopper!

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The Nikon Z50 for Youtube Videos

 By Ryley Smith

 

If you’ve been sitting at home, feeling the urge to create, you’re not alone. Jump on the Youtube bandwagon and make videos to keep yourself entertained with the Nikon Z50! It’s super easy to get your creativity flowing because this camera was made to produce stellar videos! With loads of amazing features inside and out, the Z50 will take your video creations to the next level!

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