2014 Photography Essay Winner Chris Burkard

 By Evelyn Drake

“From mountains to the sea the Arctic provides a truly uniqueexperience for surfing. Icy roads lead the way to your surf hut and
snow-capped peaks are a stunning background to a surf session. Nightly
activities include defrosting in a Norwegian hot tub or staring in
amazement at nature’s light show, Aurora Borealis.”

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DJI Phantom 2 Hands-On Field Test (With Vision+ and Go Pro)

 By Jordan Drake

The DJI Phantoms have made it possible for many untrained photographers and videographers to capture stunning aerial images. To see how easy it was to fly these little marvels, the TCSTV crew went out to shoot some footage. See how the new Phantom 2 drones and DJI gimbals perform and whether a Go-Pro or Vision+ camera is the right setup for you.

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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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What Is What Was Kati Horna

 By John Veldhoen

Reading a lot lately, amidst personal struggles, going to and from clinics for family, a book by John Caputo on “Philosophy and Theology” made it clear to me that my mind operates much more in the prior realm, so much so that I think (!) this review will reveal what I want to call “anterior” dialectic.

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Sigma DP2 Quattro Hands-On Field Test

 By Jordan Drake

The Sigma cameras have been defined by the spectacular images they can produce, and the awful design choices that make capturing those images incredibly difficult. The new Sigma Quattro cameras aim to fix those design quirks. With a run of brilliant products from Sigma this year, will the Quattro keep the streak alive?

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Wrap Up: Private Nikon D810 Launch Party

 By Evelyn Drake

The Camera Store hosted a private Nikon D810 Launch Party with a small group of our current Nikon clients. The event was a blast and we hope to have more events like these in the future!

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