Posts by: Evelyn Drake

Learn How to Light in Our Most In-Depth 3 Part Lighting Workshop Ever!

 By Evelyn Drake

If you want to be a good portrait photographer, you need to know how to work with light. We are offering an incredible opportunity to learn how to work with studio lighting in a variety of applications from indoors to on-location. Ryan will teach you some of his secrets to creating dramatic lighting effects so you can up your game when it comes to creating professional looking portraits that you can be proud of! 

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Printing for Christmas? We Recommend Resolve Photo!

 By Evelyn Drake

When a photographer sees their work printed, something magical happens. It becomes real. If you have not had your photography printed, now is the time to do it. Whether you need an inspirational boost or are looking to give your friends and family a one-of-a-kind photograph for Christmas, give it a try. You’ll be glad you did! 

If you are hoping to have a fine art print made in time for Christmas, submit your order to Resolve by December 5th, 2017. 

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Panasonic Match Your Purchase Draw

 By Evelyn Drake

One of our lucky Panasonic customers will win a gift card equal to the value of the highest priced Panasonic product on their invoice for items purchased between Nov. 1st – Dec. 31st, 2017 towards future Panasonic purchases.

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Call for Donations: ROSALEE HIEBERT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

 By Evelyn Drake

This scholarship is annually awarded to a student of the Photography Department at ACAD. It has been a few years since our last major fundraiser, and the fund has dropped below a self-sustaining level. We are calling on the photography community to make a donation. Our goal is to raise enough funds so it can sustain itself in perpetuity.

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Photojournalist Feature: Melissa Renwick

 By Evelyn Drake

Her work is bold and gritty, and she’s a damn good storyteller. Melissa Renwick has earned the reputation of being a great documentary photographer – she’s been named one of the best in Canada. Her work is currently featured in an exhibition in Rome called 30 Under 30 / Women Photographers, presented by Photo Boite. She has also been recognized by The Magenta Foundation, COPA, and was the News Photographers Association of Canada’s Photojournalist of the Year for 2015 and 2016.

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Peak Design – Now Available

 By Evelyn Drake

Peak Design products are now available at The Camera Store. We brought this line of bags in because we think that their products stand out in both style and utility. They are not simply another camera accessory manufacturer, they are a design company.

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Who painted the new mural at The Camera Store?

 By Evelyn Drake

We are honoured to have a new mural painted by Mat (Mateusz Napieralski) from A Gust of Wind Studio, as part of a Calgary Arts Development project. Mat creates multidisciplinary designs, and has been based in Calgary since October 2016. “As soon as I arrived here, I became inspired by Canadian culture, outdoor-living and my new surroundings. Since then, I’ve been focusing more on nature, and organic shapes and forms. I’m always trying to translate it into my graphic, bold style of work.”

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