Banff and the Canadian Rockies are known around the World for the many Famous landscape photography locations here. Think about Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Vermillion Lakes and Mount Rundle. And, I haven’t even mentioned the night sky and the Aurora yet. The landscape photography possibilities in the Canadian Rockies are seemly endless. But, what isn’t endless is the amount of time that you have to spend here photographing them.
Photographers, more than any other profession, have to MacGyver stuff all the time. We use light to create lasting memories. Unfortunately, light isn’t always where we want it. So we have to first, create reflectors, lighting props, brackets, stands, etc. Once the light is where we want it to be and of the right quality, then we can proceed to create history.
An illusionist, conjurer and artist, Salman Sajun, based in Montreal Quebec is a director that specializes in bringing the inanimate to life. Through a blend of stop motion and live action, he has created content for high-profile clients including Google and Nickelodeon. With a true artistic passion and an eye for perfection, his work evokes the nostalgia of childhood, when imagination could bring toys to life.
It’s always a treat when Chris and I each get a copy of a new camera when we shoot an episode, so not only can Chris take photos and video, but I can film the entire episode on the camera in question. That was the case when we went to Sedona for our A7R III field test. You can find out Chris’ thoughts on the A7R III in the embedded video, but I wanted to give my impressions using the camera the way I do every week, shooting our show.
After a busy day shooting, Angela Gzowski’s shared a few details about her evocative portrait photography with me as snow lightly fell outside her home in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.