Ordinary People (Like Me) – Photography Workshop

 By Ryley Smith

 

The Camera Store is co-sponsoring a two-part photography workshop, Ordinary People (Like Me), facilitated by Dona Schwartz! In partnership with Contemporary Calgary and Canon Canada, join us on two consecutive Saturdays, May 14th and 21st, as Dona Schwartz explores contemporary approaches to portrait photography. How can ordinary people make extraordinary photographs of friends and strangers? This workshop will help you piece it all together!

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Shoot Till You Drop: Waterton Photography Workshop

 By Ryley Smith

 

Are you ready to push your photography to the limit and learn an abundance from two outstanding photographers? Monika Deviat and Joe Desjardins are hosting another Shoot Till You Drop workshop! Just as the name suggests, this workshop is four days of non-stop photography in stunning Waterton, Alberta! With magnificent wildlife, colourful nature, and skies filled with stars, there will be so much to photograph, four days won’t feel like enough!

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How to Prepare for Milky Way Photography Season

 By Monika Deviat

 

Although I do night photography throughout the entire year, there are a few months of the year where the Milky Way core disappears below the horizon for all hours of darkness. Here in Southern Alberta, the start of March marks the start of Milky Way season, but it is brief. The core is only above the horizon for a short time before dawn. Spring is my favourite time to shoot the galaxy, and the core disappears again in November.

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The Importance of Digital Asset Management

 By Todd Korol

 

Digital assets are the photographer’s most valuable resource. As your portfolio continues to grow, you need to be able to find, process, caption and store your images. This requires having a system in place to organize your digital files.

There is nothing worse for a photographer when they cannot find an image. Or when a simple hard drive goes down and thousands of images can be lost. This wastes your time trying to find images if you can and could cost the working photographer money.

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