Category: Articles

At the Stampede with William Albert Allard

 By Evelyn Drake

William Albert Allard has been a major force at National Geographic and in mainstream photography for almost 50 years. Not only did we have the privilege of having one of the most highly acclaimed photographers in the world to lead this workshop, we also had the opportunity to work with Stampede directors to gain special access around the grounds. (Feature Photo By: Ross Dance)

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Photography and Interestingness Part 3

 By RoyceHowland

I began thinking about the ideas in this series after reading anewspaper article with the title, “Humanity takes millions of photos
every day. Why are most so forgettable?”

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Beatsuite’s Vimeo Copyright ID Match

 By Evelyn Drake

Vimeo has adopted a Copyright ID Match similar to YouTube for matching copyrighted music and video in your content.

Vimeo undoubtedly attracted many content producers based on its high quality video encoding and no hassle approach to publishing content, which is great. It also focused on self-produced content and strongly steered users away from uploading content from TV shows, movies and games.

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Beatsuite’s History of Portable Music

 By Evelyn Drake

Do you know the difference between an 8-Track and a MiniDisc? What about a Walkman and a Discman? Our History of Portable Music gives you an insight into where it started, and how it came to be today. From not-so-portable Phonograph players, to an entire computer in your pocket, we outline the History of Portable Music. View the music tracks featured in this video below:

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Studio Equipment Sale & Demo Day

 By Evelyn Drake

Special Event Announcement: Join us for a special studio equipment sale and demo day Saturday June 14th, 2014 from 9AM-4PM at Studio 122

4029 8 St SE, Calgary, AB T2G 3A5

4029 8 St SE, Calgary, AB T2G 3A5.

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Stay On the Bus

 By PeterCarroll

“A wonderful theory was recently brought to my attention and I share itwith you because I believe the ideas presented set the foundation for a
creative and fulfilling lifetime in photography. During a good
discussion in one of my photography circles about personal work and
finding your own vision in photography, someone referenced Arno Rafael
Minkkinen’s Helsinki Bus Station Theory. The Helsinki what? I was
intrigued.”

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Tofino – Canada’s Wild West Coast Muse

 By Brad Wrobleski

At first, I didn’t believe that I could get the shot. I unscrewed myshort lens and put on the big one- quietly- as if the bear could hear
me. I zoomed-in and tried to find compositional balance in the chaos of
rocks, water, and old driftwood. I metered off the sand. I waited and
watched as he roamed left then right, then up and up, poking his nose
into my frame. Click!

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If your sound sucks, your video sucks!

 By Jordan Drake

If you are using the built-in microphone on your DSLR camera, your sound sucks! Find out what tools are available that will improve your sound quality and increase overall production value of your videos.

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