We Rent “Smoke”!

 By Jordan Drake

The Camera Store now rents fog machines! See how a little “smoke”can transform a pretty attractive sales staff into models of staggering perfection.

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Sony AX100 Hands-On Field Test

 By Jordan Drake

With Chris out of town, Jordan Drake steps up like an outnumbered Jim Kelly and takes a look at the Sony’s new consumer 4K camera, the AX100! Did Sony have to make too many compromises to make 4K quality available for this affordable?

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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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Looking at Robert Frank’s ‘The Americans’

 By John Veldhoen

I am more willing to abstract from the photograph, attempting to write a phenomenological review of this seminal book that has, time and again, been referred to as the greatest photobook, and the standard by which all others might be judged.

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Nikon D4S Hands-On Extreme Low Light Test

 By Jordan Drake

The Nikon D4 was an amazing camera, but we were underwhelmed by thevideo performance. With the new D4S arriving, could Nikon have the most
well rounded DSLR in the world? To find out, we brought in the mighty
Nathan Elson, to shoot studio portraits with a 3 candle lighting kit!

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