Posts by: Ryley Smith

Capture The Stars With The New Canon EOS Ra

 By Ryley Smith

 

Theodore Roosevelt said, “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.Well, now you can do exactly that! Canon announced their first full-frame mirrorless camera for astrophotography, the new, Canon EOS Ra. Stemming off the EOS R system, with innovative features, this new camera has been perfectly designed for hobbyists and professionals alike to make the most of their astrophotographic dreams. Talk about reaching for the stars! 

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90 Year Old Fisherman From Winnipegosis: Photographic Journey By Jeremy Fokkens

 By Ryley Smith

 

As photographers, there is a side to photography that goes beyond the image. It is in there, deep, making up each and every pixel; the story. We are visual storytellers. Preserving a moment, a person, an experience, a place as if time stands still. We draw inspiration from these stories, from all the different elements that knit themselves together to create an expressive image. Even the most simplistic of images can have the most intriguing and inspiring stories, from rather unlikely places. Jeremy Fokkens did exactly that, but it is more intriguing than you would expect. 

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November Thinktank Bag Promo!

 By Ryley Smith


You love your camera bag. Who doesn’t? It goes everywhere with you, provides you with peace of mind, lets you keep your hands free so you can do what you love, shoot! But sometimes, that bag becomes a little too loved. Zippers don’t zip, seams come loose, your bag looks more like a hot mess than a hot commodity.
Then there’s size, and when it comes to camera bags, size does matter. Nothing is more heartbreaking than packing your camera bag and realizing you have to choose between your two favourite lenses. Why live in a world where you have to choose! Well let me tell you, you don’t have to because it is Thinktank promo time! From November 1st to 30th, bring in any old camera bag and get up to $30 towards a new Thinktank Bag. Keep reading for the promo details!

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INDIAN. RELAY. Remounted at The Peanut Gallery

 By Ryley Smith

 

The beautiful exhibition INDIAN. RELAY. has been remounted at The Peanut Gallery. Presented by Julie Vincent and Jason Lawrence, or collectively, J&J Lawrence Photography, this stunning photographic exhibition gives you an intimate look into the original sport of Indian Relay.

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Introducing the Canon EOS-1DX Mark III and 2 New RF Lenses

 By Ryley Smith

Just announced, two new lenses and a camera just joined the Canon family. Now, I am not talking just any kind of new lenses or camera. I’m talking about the new, RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS, the first lens to feature defocus smoothing, the RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM, the world’s smallest and lightest lens in its class, and finally, Canon has announced the development of the new EOS-1DX Mark III! Since I have you hooked now, let’s dive deeper into all the details Canon gave us on these three new products.

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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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