Category: Events

The MASHING Giveaway!

 By Kaitlyn Kerr


The Camera Store is giving away tickets to The Mashing! Taking place on September 13th and 14th, 2019 at the Calgary Stampede Grandstand, The Mashing is a unique sampling event that brings together over 50 vendors, from breweries and distilleries to restaurants. Tickets are available now, and we’re giving some away!

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Stampede Photo Walk

 By John Veldhoen


On July 6, I went out with Scott Malo and Alvin Paringit to photograph the streets of Calgary, and the exhibition grounds of the Calgary Stampede, along with a group of others who were interested to learn, and go out in a group to shoot. We started out stymied by a voracious Alberta storm, so in good spirits tucked into a neighbourhood pub for an excellent butter chicken, and a good talk about street photography. The photographers began first in our shop, showing images that they have produced at the Stampede. Both using many of the same techniques to capture, they went quickly through their images, concentrating less on the varieties of different cameras, lenses, or shooting styles, but focusing more on editing, and selection. 

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Instagram Giveaway Contest – Paul Zizka Seminar Tickets

 By Evelyn Drake


Would you like 2 free tickets to Images from the Edge: an evening with adventure photographer Paul Zizka that is coming up on May 24th?
What if we also included a copy of his book Summits & Starlight – The Canadian Rockies for a prize package valued at $130?

All you have to do is: 

1. Tag 3 friends in the comments of this Instagram Post about the event.

2. Follow @thecamerastore & @paulzizkaphoto on Instagram.

Deadline: Midnight (MST) May 20th, 2019

About the event: 
Join us for a night of storytelling, photo tips and photography with Paul Zizka. Take a journey to remote landscapes from the 7 continents, from the icebergs of Antartica to the crystal waters of Polynesia, the dunes of Mongolia to our own mountain national parks. This is sure to be a fantastic and entertaining evening, so don’t miss out!

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Location: Unit 210, 3060 9th Street SE Calgary, AB

Registration: $49.95
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About the photographer:
From the peaks of the Canadian Rockies to iceberg-laden seas off the coast of Greenland, Paul’s journey to capture the “under-documented” is a testament to his passion for exploration, his creative vision and fierce sense of determination. These qualities, combined with his keen eye for unique compositions, have resulted in an exhaustive portfolio of cutting-edge images.

Whether it’s wading waist-deep into a glacier-fed lake or chasing auroras from dusk til dawn, Paul is known for an adventurous spirit that draws him to the extraordinary. Highlighting his collection are his signature self-portraits, a wide range of mountain adventure images and compelling landscapes from around the globe.

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The Mashing

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

Join us as we partner with Alberta Beer Festivals to present “The Mashing” events in Edmonton and Calgary. The Mashing, which refers to a common process in brewing and distilling, brings together breweries, distilleries, and restaurants from across Alberta for a unique sampling event. The Camera Store will be on-site to facilitate a photo wall celebrating the event and community in attendance. General and VIP Tickets are now available through ABF for both events.

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Wrap-up: The Sony Stampede Experience Workshop

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

At The Camera Store, we offer a wide range of workshops, including some that give access to an exceptionally high level of instruction and unique experiences. This summer, we were very pleased to host internationally acclaimed photographer, William Albert Allard, as instructor for a very special Sony Experience workshop at the Calgary Stampede this year.

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