Along The Western Front – A Best Travel Book of 2020

 By Ryley Smith

 

In 2020 we had to find other ways to experience the world beyond travel. Luckily, there are outstanding photography books that help our minds travel the world from the comfort of home. National Geographic UK released The 12 best travel books of 2020, and one of the books listed hit close to home. Along the Western Front, by Calgary local, Leah Hennel made it on the list for Top Photographer! Explore the beauty of Alberta through the stunning photographs of Leah Hennel’s debut collection!

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A Perfect Hybrid Photo & Video Camera: New Leica SL2-S!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Outstanding performance meets the legacy of Leica with the new Leica SL2-S! The perfect solution for those looking for both excellent quality photography and videography. With its new 24 megapixel CMOS-BSI sensor and two separate recording modes for photos and videos, the  Leica SL2-S offers the best of both mediums in one all-metal, state-of-the-art body built for long-term durability. If you’ve been waiting for an all-in-one Leica, this is it! 

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New To Rentals! The Panasonic Lumix S5!

 By Ryley Smith

 

The new Panasonic Lumix S5 hybrid full-frame camera body is now available for rental at TCS! Now you can use it for that special project or for a fun day of shooting! You can even test it out for FREE for three days before purchasing with the Try Before You Buy Program! Loaded with amazing features for both photographers and videographers, it’s an exciting new rental you have to get your hands on!

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Saskatchewan Book: Interview with George Webber

 By Ryley Smith

George Webber’s most recent project, “Saskatchewan Book” is the amalgamation of time, place and emotion, all beautifully represented in a series of photographs. With the upcoming launch of “Saskatchewan Book”, I took the opportunity to interview George about how “Saskatchewan Book” came to be and what his experience was like during this project. With answers as poetic as his images, George gives us the opportunity to experience another side of “Saskatchewan Book”.

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The Great Aurora Chase: A Local’s Guide to Capturing the Northern Lights

 By Rachel Ross

 

Aurora Alert! With solar activity increasing as the winter approaches, so does the potential to produce northern lights. The aurora is one of the most enchanting natural phenomena on our big blue planet, not to mention a bucket list shot for many photographers. Here are my top tips for creating drool-worthy aurora images.

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Upcoming Event! Saskatchewan Book with George Webber!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Bright colours, sun-baked facades, and endless horizons. Experience over 30 years of photographic work by George Webber that will transport you across the boundaries of time. On November 3rd, join us in-person at the Calgary Public Library or by live-stream for Saskatchewan Book with George Webber and immerse yourself in the memorable photographs of prairie towns featuring “Saskatchewan Book.”

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Two New Additions To The Fujifilm X-Series Line-up!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Fujifilm has not just one exciting announcement, but two! Welcome the two newest additions to the Fujifilm X-Series line-up, the Fujinon XF10-24mmF4 R OIS WR Lens and the Fujifilm X-S10! The XF10-24mmF4 is an ultra-wide zoom lens with significant design and usability updates to establish itself as a top choice among landscape and nature photographers! While the X-S10 is finding the perfect spot in the Fujifilm line-up, with Fujifilm’s renowned design, engineering and colour science, in a portable and accessible package! Then, to make things more exciting, TCSTV has a hands-on review of the X-S10 for you to check out!

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New Canon EOS M50 Mark II For Photography & Video Enthusiasts

 By Ryley Smith

 

Canon has announced a new lightweight interchangeable lens camera for photography and video enthusiasts! The new EOS M50 Mark II Interchangeable Lens Camera! As the successor to the renowned EOS M50, the new EOS M50 Mark II is an all-in-one product for content creators. With improved video features and autofocus capabilities, the M50 Mark II is the latest, high-quality digital imaging camera in the notable EOS lineup!

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