TCSTV Tests Out The Nikon Z5!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Back in June, Nikon had an exciting announcement, the release of the Nikon Z5! The Z5 is Nikon’s newest full-frame, mirrorless camera, loaded up with lots of amazing features. Now, the public can’t get their hands on this camera quite yet, but TCSTV got a pre-production model to try out!

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A Dream For Videographers! The New Sony A7S III!

 By Ryley Smith

The wait is finally over! Sony has released the long-awaited addition to its acclaimed Alpha 7S full-frame mirrorless camera series⁠, the Sony Alpha 7S III! A dream for videographers, this camera comes with a bunch of impressive video recording capabilities including 4K 120p, a new heat-dissipating mechanism, a new autofocus system, and so much more. The A7S III was beautifully designed for creatives and is carving a special space for itself in the camera world! Now, let’s see how it measures up when put to the test by TCSTV. 

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Mack Live Presents Stephen Shore and Britt Salvesen in Conversation!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Mack Books just announced that they will be hosting an exclusive live video talk with photographer Stephen Shore and LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) curator Britt Salvesen! Available to anyone around the world on July 22/23, this in-depth conversation will discuss the distinctive work of Shore and how he practices the act of seeing. 

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Canon’s Next Generation: The EOS R5 and EOS R6!

 By Ryley Smith

 

The next generation of Canon is here and boy, oh boy, are we excited! Canon announced the release of the highly anticipated EOS R6 and EOS R5! These two new full-frame mirrorless cameras have their unique spots within Canon’s line up, with the R6 being the midrange and the R5 being the premium model. With some exciting new features and impressive specs, both the R5 and R6 bring something new to the Canon camera world. 

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Start Capturing Better Landscape Photographs Today With These 7 Fantastic Tips!

 By Gina Yeo

 

1. Be prepared 

Part of landscape photography is immersing yourself into the beauty of nature. However, all of us, landscape photographers, know that nature also has an unpredictable side. Being prepared is key to your success as a landscape photographer. It’s essential that you adequately prepare your photography gear and personal items before you venture off into the great outdoors. Arriving at a location and realizing your batteries for your camera are not fully charged or worse, have been forgotten, is exceptionally disappointing. Standing in cold winds while a thunderous storm pelts rain down on you is much more tolerable with adequate rain gear. Successful preparation will help you focus on capturing your landscape images in the best possible way as opposed to having to deal with distracting issues.

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Defend the Darkroom – Podcasts by Paulette Michayluk

 By Ryley Smith

 

Some of the best inspiration is hearing the inspiration behind other creatives. Defend the Darkroom is a podcast all about inspiration, desire, drive and creativity! Talking with different photographers and creatives each month, Defend the Darkroom host, Paulette Michayluk, asks the question, why?. Versus always just talking about how photographers create their work, Paulette digs deeper to uncover the passion behind their work. 

Defend the Darkroom currently has nine podcasts, with the latest June podcast now available! Here is some information on the three most recent Defend the Darkroom podcasts for you to check out!

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Print Your Travels With Canon!

 By Ryley Smith

 

We can all agree that we could use a vacation right about now, but unfortunately, travelling isn’t an option yet. Luckily there is a fun alternative: printing your travel photos! There is something super satisfying and entertaining about printing photos from a gorgeous Canon printer. With the Canon Pro-100, Canon Pro-10 and Canon Pro-1000, which are on a 1-Week Canon Printer Sale from June 19-26, you can find the perfect high-quality printer for all your travel photos! 

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Interview With Nikon Wildlife Photographer, Frank Scott!

 By Ryley Smith

 

As parks open back up and the weather gets better, just like the wildlife of Canada, we are emerging out of hibernation. To get the excitement flowing, I had the amazing opportunity to have a phone interview with Nikon photographer Frank Scott! Frank has seen tons of wildlife from all kinds of interesting places, but to bring things back home I interviewed him all about Wildlife Photography in Canada.

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Tips For Safely Photographing Abandoned Houses

 By Robert Scott

 

Have you ever wanted to take pictures of an abandoned house? Or, stick around until the sun sets to capture the twirling stars around its peak while listening to distant coyotes? How about walking the dark hallways alone during the witching hour while breathing life back into its dark corridors with a flashlight? As unnerving as it sounds, the experience is invigorating. 

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