Posts by: Ryley Smith

Harness Your Business With Nicki Chang-Powless

 By Ryley Smith


One of the biggest pieces of advice people give you when it comes to your career is ‘
do what you love’. Lots of times, that is easier said than done. A photography career is no different. It comes with a lot of hard work, some major setbacks, and can overall feel very daunting jumping from personal leisure to full blown business. But fear not! Because in this tough world of Business Photography, there is none other than Nicki Chang-Powless to help you succeed! 

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The New Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III is Here!

 By Ryley Smith

 

The new OM-D E-M5 Mark III! Made to be light, and fast, with the best features, so it won’t ever slow you down. Inspired by its predecessor, the E-M5 Mark II, this adventurous new camera is ready to give you pro-quality with lots of upgrades. Now let’s just see how much Olympus upgraded, with a deeper look at the OM-D E-M5 Mark III. 

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New: World’s Smallest Mirrorless Camera, SIMGA fp!

 By Ryley Smith

 

In a day full of announcements, SIGMA comes rolling in with a big one! The SIGMA fp, the world’s smallest and lightest mirrorless digital camera (as of July 2019) with a full-frame image sensor. For this pocketable full frame, it is all about portability and power. Let’s check out the details that really make this a small and powerful camera! 

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Just Announced: Nikon DX Z 50 & Two Z DX Lenses!

 By Ryley Smith

 

With all the anticipation, Nikon finally let the cat out of the bag! New to the Z mirrorless system, DX Z 50 camera, along with two new Z DX lenses – the NIKKOR Z DX 16-50 f/3.5-6.3 VR and the NIKKOR Z DX 50-250 f/4.5-6.3 VR. Small but bold, this APS-C mirrorless camera is ready to join the party, and who better else to party with but two stunning lenses?! Here is everything you need to know about all three of these new Nikon additions. Oh, and there may be some surprises, so make sure you read it all!

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Sony Alpha 9 II – Made for the Pros

 By Ryley Smith

 

The a9 just got a little sibling, but there is nothing small, slow or weak about this dude. New to the Sony family is the new and improved Alpha 9 II. In a nutshell, the a9 II is made for professional photographers, specifically catering to those in sports photography and photojournalism. With many similarities to it’s elders, the a9 and a7R IV, while also having many upgraded features both inside and out, the Alpha 9 II is definitely worth taking a closer look at. 

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The Epic GNARBOX 2.0 SSD is Now Available!

 By Ryley Smith


You are a powerhouse, you work hard and nothing slows you down. So why would you limit yourself to SSD that can’t keep up with you? Why would you wait to upload and edit your media when your out in the world and your creativity is flowing? Well now you can have an SSD that is just as gnarly as you! Officially out,
GNARBOX 2.0 SSD, built rugged and strong so you don’t have to worry about anything other than capturing and creating. With features such as one-touch backup, USB-C & SD transfer options, mobile apps and much more, GNARBOX will reinvent your workflow process. 

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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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