Posts by: Evelyn Drake

Why Choose a Sony Wide-Angle Prime Lens

 By Evelyn Drake

 

What’s the next lens for your Sony Alpha mirrorless camera? A wide-angle prime lens is incredibly versatile, and might just become a new favourite. Sony has two excellent options to choose from that complement their entire line-up of mirrorless cameras. The Sony FE 20mm f1.8 G and Sony FE 24mm f1.4 GM make excellent companions to Sony Alpha cameras to capture sweeping landscapes, night sky photography, tight interiors, vlogging, environmental portraiture, and more. 

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5 Reasons to Buy Canon at The Camera Store

 By Evelyn Drake

 

Are you still looking for an amazing photography gift or searching for something new to help kick your photography or video work into high gear?  Now is the perfect time to buy a Canon camera or lens from The Camera Store. Great deals on Canon gear plus curbside pickup options and our extended return policy, means that you can easily shop for Canon gear before Christmas.

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Current Supply and Shipping Challenges

 By Evelyn Drake

 

As everyone across the globe has undoubtedly experienced in some way, 2020 has brought an incredible amount of challenges due to COVID-19. As an independent business in Calgary, we have carefully navigated a barrage of restrictions, and safety measures while maintaining the level of customer service we are known for. 

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Best Kids Camera for Under $100

 By Evelyn Drake


If your kids are interested in photography but you don’t want to hand over your own camera or smartphone, the Nikon Coolpix W100 is the perfect kid’s camera available at The Camera Store.

Our in-stock refurbished Nikon Coolpix W100 cameras are only $89 (with free shipping or curbside pick-up). This camera is rugged, waterproof and built with kids in mind with large easy to press buttons, and a  fun easy to use menu system. I love that my preschooler can roam freely snapping photos and videos around the house, and in the backyard. 

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Free Online Canon Creator Lab Workshop with Irene Rudnyk

 By Evelyn Drake

 

Join us on Wednesday, April 8th for an online Socality x Canon Creator Lab workshop with instruction from portrait photographer and YouTuber Irene Rudnyk (@irenerudnykphoto) as she teaches the second of two online workshops around the subject of creating depth and feeling in your photography (Session I) and editing (Session II).

Link to Register. 

This second session will cover themes including:

  • Creating a Medium Format crop effect

  • Tools for modifying and enhancing your background blur in post-production

  • Editing your subject and background to increase the depth

  • Tips and tricks for using Dodge and Burn

  • Q&A

This workshop will include a combination of teaching from Irene and the Q&A portion.

About Irene:

Irene is a portraiture photographer inspired by feminine beauty. She works to capture the woman in front of her camera in a more creative, romantic manner, putting a lot of thought into the environment and details of the photo to create a visually pleasing and feminine version of the finished product. Irene enjoys helping other photographers with tutorials, behind the scenes, and DIY videos.

To see more of Irene’s work, you can find her on 500px, Instagram, and Youtube.

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We can’t let you in-store. But, we’re still here to help.

 By Evelyn Drake

 

Although non-essential retail stores are closed across Alberta, we are still here to help serve all your photo and video needs. 

Our team is available for calls at 403-234-9935 and will be answering emails during our regular business hours from 9:30 AM-6:00 PM Monday through Friday and 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM on Saturdays. 

We are still accepting and processing online orders with the options of either curbside pick-up or free shipping across Canada for most regular items. 

If you have any questions while we are closed, please email us at info@thecamerastore.com, or contact us on our Facebook page so we can get back to you as soon as we can.  

 

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