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New Ways of Shopping at The Camera Store

 By Ryley Smith

 

We have a variety of enhanced services to make it easier and safer for you to shop with us! With Curbside Pickup, Free Shipping across Canada on regular orders*, and Same-Day Local Deliveries, our goal is to continue serving all your photo and video needs as best we can.

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We can’t let you in-store. But, we’re still here to help.

 By Evelyn Drake

 

Although non-essential retail stores are closed across Alberta, we are still here to help serve all your photo and video needs. 

Our team is available for calls at 403-234-9935 and will be answering emails during our regular business hours from 9:30 AM-6:00 PM Monday through Friday and 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM on Saturdays. 

We are still accepting and processing online orders with the options of either curbside pick-up or free shipping across Canada for most regular items. 

If you have any questions while we are closed, please email us at info@thecamerastore.com, or contact us on our Facebook page so we can get back to you as soon as we can.  

 

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We Are Open for Business

 By Evelyn Drake

 

We are following Alberta Health Services recommendations closely. At this time, The Camera Store will continue to operate as normal with online and in-store services during regular business hours.

However, we will be canceling all events for the month of March including demo days, in-store talks, meet-ups, classroom seminars, etc. We will continue to evaluate the situation to determine if we need to cancel more events going forward.

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Losing it all during a photography trip of a lifetime

 By Evelyn Drake

 

Our friend and colleague, Kaitlyn Kerr, had all her photography equipment stolen in Athens, Greece last week. On the evening of February 24th, 2020 she was waiting at a bus stop near Syntagma Square. Everything she had was in a black ONA canvas backpack with a padlock. Poof! Just like that, it was gone. 

The bag contained her computer, 4 hard drives, film, her cameras, lenses, and almost everything that she has been carting around Europe for the last five months since departing Calgary. Someone spotted the bag and snatched it. The gear would probably be sold quickly, the hard drives and film, likely trashed. 

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LEE Swatch – Lighting App for iPhone and Android

 By Evelyn Drake

 

We just discovered the LEE Swatch – Lighting App for iPhone and Android. It’s a free app that takes the guesswork out of using LEE gels for photo and video lighting. It’s not new by any stretch. But it’s pretty slick and handy. Slide through the swatch colours for inspiration, then tap to add to your palette. Review detailed information about each colour, including spectral charts. Professionally designed palettes to get you started, plus the tools you need day-to-day.

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