Elevation Calgary: Workshop by Sean LeBlanc

 By Ryley Smith

 

Are you struggling to capture your creative vision or are looking to create bold and dramatic photography but need to ignite your creative spark? Nikon Ambassador and multi-award-winning photographer Sean LeBlanc has just the workshop for you! Elevation Calgary is a workshop designed to help you ignite your creative spark, learn to see, compose and create, plus so much more, all by the incredible Sean LeBlanc!

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5 Pro Tips For Bird Photography

 By Sony Alpha Universe

 

Nature photographer and conservationist Lana Tannir (@lanatannirphoto) started her photography journey primarily focusing on landscape photography, but over the years she began to crave a new challenge. She found landscapes to be too predictable and was looking to grow as a photographer. So she shifted her focus to wildlife, she states, “I got very excited about pursuing wildlife photography because it was just a new challenge, it was unpredictable. I had to really push myself to my limits and to start learning more about animal behavior, about where to find specific species. Also about the ethics of wildlife photography. So that’s what keeps me excited because I’m always faced with new challenges, with new situations that I’m not able to control, necessarily.” As Tannir delved further into wildlife photography, she started focusing more on birds, and became known for capturing breathtaking avian images. She uses Sony Alpha cameras and lenses and she shared some of her top tips and techniques for creating standout bird photography.

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What’s In My Bag: A Complete Kit For Creative Fashion, Portrait & Street Photography

 By Sony Alpha Universe

 

Natascia Mercurio (@natybtw), also known as Naty, is an art director, photographer and filmmaker born in Italy. Her love for art has helped her try out many creative forms including illustration, photography and directing. She defines herself as a storyteller, since she aims to convey emotion through everything she captures. After graduating with a degree in graphic design and experimenting with many genres of photography, she began working as an art director near Milan. After four years of curating for clients like Mercedes, Etro and Teatro alla Scala, she decided to leave her full-time job to dedicate all of her time to photography and videography.

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Tamron’s Newest Ultra-Telephoto Zoom Lens

 By Ryley Smith

 

It’s new, it’s fresh, it’s game-changing. It’s Tamron’s ultra-telephoto zoom, the 50-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD! An unprecedented, next-level ultra-telephoto zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras, featuring a stunning 8x zoom ratio. The 50-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD provides a wide range of focal lengths that covers the standard 50mm and stretches all the way to 400mm at the ultra-telephoto end, offering an unmatched level of versatility. 

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Sigma’s 3 Must-Have Lenses For DSLRs

 By Evelyn Drake

 

Sigma has three professional-quality F2.8 zoom lenses including a wide, standard and telephoto lens that are known in the photography community as “The Big Three”. This selection covers a great focal range with F2.8 brightness throughout. These three lenses are made to be durable, high-end models featuring high performance for professional use.

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The Nikon Z30 for Content Creators & Vloggers

 By Ryley Smith

 

If you’ve been looking for a fun way to express yourself, why not try vlogging with the Nikon Z30? Designed to be the ultimate vlogging and content creator camera, the Nikon Z30 is brimming with must-have features in an easy-to-use, compact body. Let your creativity flow, and learn as you go, with a camera as easy to use as your smartphone but with exceptionally better results!

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The Legacy of Harry Rowed: A Canadian Documentary Photographer

 By Ryley Smith

Coal miners in the Crowsnest. Map of the mine shafts behind them. – Photo by Harry Rowed

Harry Rowed was one of the most prominent Canadian photojournalists of the 21st century. With images from across the country to around the world, Harry Rowed captured tens of thousands of photographs, many of which were still negatives and transparencies, stored in boxes and ignored for decades. That was until his son, Scott Rowed, started his personal journey of discovery and learning about the extraordinary career of his father, Harry Rowed. 

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