Category: Photo Community

Sony 2021 World Photography Awards

 By Ryley Smith

Image by Majid Hojjati

This year’s Sony World Photography Awards have been announced with the top two winners representing how different biases are portrayed in history, culture and the community. Photographer of the Year was awarded to British documentarian Craig Easton for his series “Bank Top.” Open Photographer of the Year, a category honouring single images, was awarded to Zimbabwean photographer Tamary Kudita for her winning portrait, “African Victorian.”

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Sony Alpha Female Season 4

 By Ryley Smith

Sony Alpha is excited to be kicking off the fourth season of Alpha Female! This outstanding program is allowing the world to see, hear and experience perspectives that make the photography and video industry even richer. Whatever your gender, ethnicity, or professional level, you can make your voice heard and contribute to our society’s understanding of the female and minority perspectives! 

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Nikon Canada Student Savings Program Now Available

 By Ryley Smith

 

Students enrolled in Media, Visual Arts, or Fine Arts program, this is your chance to take advantage of Nikon Canada’s Student Savings Program! Get great rebates on select Nikon Mirrorless cameras, Digital SLR cameras, lenses and more! The process is super easy, so get your gear and start learning now!

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2020 National Pictures of the Year Finalists

 By Ryley Smith

 

Throughout the last year, we have experienced a lot of change. Thanks to some outstanding, Canadian photojournalists, our fear and courage, pain, strength, and resilience were captured through photographs. The News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) is recognizing and rewarding these photojournalist’s hard work with the country’s best photojournalism of 2020 for the 14th Annual National Pictures of the Year (NPOY) awards competition.

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Jordyn’s Photography Make-A-Wish

 By Ryley Smith

Photo by Jordyn Johnsen of Golden Sparks Photography

The Camera Store proudly helped make an Alberta Make-A-Wish come true! Young photographer, Jordyn, asked Make-A-Wish for new camera gear to help further her growing photography business. With the help of Canon Canada, we were able to support this wish! 

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7Artisans 35mm 2.0

 By Christopher Donovan

 

A few years ago, I had fleeting fantasies about owning a Leica. I checked auction sites and local sales regularly, but it wasn’t until a good condition Leica M5 fell into my lap at a reasonable price that I finally joined the fold. 

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Exposure 2021 Photography Festival is Finally Here!

 By Ryley Smith

 

The 2021 Exposure Photography Festival is here! For the whole month of February, enjoy numerous virtual photography events hosted by artists from all around the world! From online artist talks to virtual exhibitions and Exposure’s classic portfolio review, there is a lot to be excited about this month! 

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The New Era Of Imaging – Sony Alpha 1!

 By Ryley Smith

 

The new era of professional imaging is here and, holy smokes! Is it exciting! Sony Alpha has announced the groundbreaking new full-frame mirrorless Alpha 1 camera! The most technologically advanced, innovative camera that Sony has ever released, the Alpha 1 combines high-resolution and high-speed performance at a level that has never been accomplished in the world of digital cameras. Featuring a brand new 50.1-megapixel full-frame stacked Exmor RS™ image sensor, up to 120 AF/AE calculations per second, 8K 30p 10-bit 4:2:0 video and, so much more, the Alpha 1 is opening up a whole new world of creative potential! 

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