New in Rentals: Nikon 500mm F5.6 PF ED VR!

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

 

The Camera Store has added another lens to our rental pool: the Nikon 500mm F5.6 PF ED VR! This is a fantastic lens with fast autofocus and beautifully sharp images, and it’s amazingly small for a 500mm. This compact and lightweight design allows you to be more mobile when photographing sports, birds, or other wildlife, and can mean the difference between getting or missing the shot.

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Panasonic S1 and S1R Now in Rentals!

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

 

We are excited to announce that the new Panasonic S1 and S1R full-frame mirrorless cameras are now in The Camera Store Rental pool as part of our Try-Before-You-Buy Program!

You can rent either camera and a 24-105mm lens for three days, free of charge. (Yes, free!) This is a great opportunity to use the camera in a real-world situation, exactly as you would shoot it, and see whether or not it will work for the kind of shooting you like to do. All we need is photo ID and a pre-authorized hold on a credit card, and it’s yours to shoot. (See our rentals policy for more details.)

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Robbery at The Camera Store – staff attacked with bear spray

 By Evelyn Drake

 

This one hurts. A few of our staff were attacked when they tried to recover a camera as it dashed out the door in the hands of a thief.

On Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at approximately 5PM, a Sony A7R III and Sony 16-35mm F2.8 G Master lens was stolen from The Camera Store in Calgary, Alberta. A middle-aged man in a grey jacket, dark pants, light runners, and sunglasses perched on his head. We knew there was something “off” about him since the moment he walked in, and our team was on high-alert.

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Monthly Giveaway – Subscribe and Win!

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

The Camera Store is running a monthly giveaway to all subscribers of our newsletter! Whether you’re a loyal subscriber or just joining us, you’ll be entered into a monthly draw to win. We’ll have different prizes every month, and as long as you stay subscribed, you have a chance to win.

For the winning month of May, we will be giving away a PhotoRepublik BeeHive Tripod! With its compact size, lightweight aluminum construction, and capable payload capacity, the Bee Hive is an amazing tripod that’s perfect for travel photography and smaller cameras such as mirrorless systems and larger compact cameras.

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Subscribe and Win! Monthly Giveaway

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

Moeraki Boulders in New Zealand, photographed using an ND filter by Alex Beraru.

The Camera Store is running a monthly giveaway to all subscribers of our newsletter! Whether you’re a loyal subscriber or just joining us, you’ll be entered into a monthly draw to win. We’ll have different prizes every month, and as long as you stay subscribed, you have a chance to win.

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