Posts by: Ryley Smith

Affordable Nikon Prime Lenses for Mirrorless

 By Ryley Smith

 

Are you still shooting with a kit lens on your Nikon Mirrorless Camera? Nikon’s “Nifty 50” and “Wide 35” are two affordable go-to Prime lenses for good reason! The Nikkor Z 50mm f1.8S and Nikkor Z 35mm f1.8S are compact lenses, made for versatility and life on the go! Whether you’re taking candid family shots, street photography, portraits, or macro photography, either of these lenses will elevate the Nikon Z system!

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Family Day Weekend Photo Book Sale

 By Ryley Smith

 

Valentine’s Day and Family Day are just around the corner! What better way to celebrate both than to treat your loved ones, or yourself, to a beautiful photography book! Then, to make things even sweeter, enjoy a 20% discount on almost our entire book collection!

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TCSTV Review of The Sony 35mm F1.4 GM

 By Ryley Smith

 

In the newest episode of TCSTV, Dave and Evelyn braved the cold to test out the Sony 35mm F1.4 GM! To make things a little bit more interesting, they compared the Sony 35mm F1.4 GM to the Sigma 35mm F1.2 to see how the Sony would hold up. To their surprise, the Sony 35mm F1.4 GM performed, in many ways, better than the Sigma 35mm F1.2!

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New Saturday Opening Hours!

 By Ryley Smith

 

You can start sleeping in a bit on Saturdays before coming to visit us! As of February 6th, 2021, we will be opening 30 minutes later on Saturdays. Our new Saturday hours will be 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

For all of our store hours, check out our Hours and Location page!

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Exposure 2021 Photography Festival is Finally Here!

 By Ryley Smith

 

The 2021 Exposure Photography Festival is here! For the whole month of February, enjoy numerous virtual photography events hosted by artists from all around the world! From online artist talks to virtual exhibitions and Exposure’s classic portfolio review, there is a lot to be excited about this month! 

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History Reinvented: The Leica Noctilux-M 50 f/1.2 ASPH.

 By Ryley Smith

 

Leica is welcoming a new addition to the Leica M lens family, though you may already be familiar with it! The Leica Noctilux-M 50 f/1.2 ASPH. is a reissue of the legendary original Noctilux lens that was such a landmark achievement for Leica in 1966 when it was first released. The legendary features of the Noctilux have been preserved while bringing the quality expected by modern-day lenses.

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Two New Cameras From Fujifilm!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Fujifilm has excitedly announced not one but two new cameras! The X-E4 digital camera, a new mirrorless rangefinder-style camera, and the GFX100S digital camera, the fourth large-format mirrorless camera in Fujifilm’s GFX System! In a quick, hands-on preview, TCSTV takes a look at both of these new cameras but let’s take a look at the specs first! 

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The New Era Of Imaging – Sony Alpha 1!

 By Ryley Smith

 

The new era of professional imaging is here and, holy smokes! Is it exciting! Sony Alpha has announced the groundbreaking new full-frame mirrorless Alpha 1 camera! The most technologically advanced, innovative camera that Sony has ever released, the Alpha 1 combines high-resolution and high-speed performance at a level that has never been accomplished in the world of digital cameras. Featuring a brand new 50.1-megapixel full-frame stacked Exmor RS™ image sensor, up to 120 AF/AE calculations per second, 8K 30p 10-bit 4:2:0 video and, so much more, the Alpha 1 is opening up a whole new world of creative potential! 

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