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CES 2015 - Sony's 4K for HandyCam and Action Cam

by Blogger on ‎01-10-2015 12:50 AM - last edited on ‎01-14-2015 04:22 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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4K. If you want to get ahead of the 4K curve you need to be shooting your own stuff. 4K is expensive to shoot though, right? Not anymore. Sony’s press conference on Monday this week had a nice surprise for all of us who like to create cool content. They called it 4K for 1K, and while the Canadian exchange rate will mean that 1K is probably not the price it’s going to roll out at, it’s a great new option for getting the best quality possible.

 

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Now that you have your camera and you’ve read through our first guide on what to do with it, we’re going to get down to brass tacks. Let’s go have some fun, shall we?

 

Being a great photographer isn’t about following a recipe; creativity can strike at any moment and if you’re ready, looking for the right shot, you’ll find it, capture it, and be able to share it with friends, family, and the greater part of the internet that’s using the social media channel of your choice. 

 

That said, there are a few rules that can help you take better pictures. Here we go.

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Wrap up better memories: 5 tips to help you take the best holiday photos

by Blogger on ‎11-03-2014 02:10 PM - last edited on ‎11-06-2014 04:03 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The holiday season is a unique time of year. No matter your reason for gathering, it’s a time for friends and family to get together, celebrating with joy and happiness. That might sound a bit sugary to read, but the reality of things is that it’s a great time to make happy memories, and to commemorate them with pictures that can last more than a lifetime. Here are 5 tips to wrap up better memories with the best holiday photos.

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There’s a movement afoot just about everywhere to make things more accessible to everyone. That’s a great thing in a lot of cases… but when it comes to artisan tools it’s not. Making things hyper-accessible can mean making them less powerful, and it takes a brave manufacturer to say “no, we want to make something incredible for a small group of people.” That manufacturer is Fujifilm, and that camera is the Fujifilm X-T1.

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Introducing the new GoPro Hero family: The Hero, Hero 4 Silver, and Hero 4 Black

by Blogger on ‎09-29-2014 01:15 PM - last edited on ‎10-09-2014 11:04 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The 4K revolution just got real with GoPro landing the new GoPro Hero 4 in three varieties. They’re all exciting for different reasons, so read on to find out why.

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Improve your travel shots with the right lens.

by Blogger on ‎08-28-2014 12:10 PM - last edited on ‎10-22-2014 12:24 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Why do we travel? For many it’s a chance to experience new things, see new places, and meet new people. Sharing these things with our friends and family through beautiful, fun, and one-of-a-kind pictures is one of the best parts; preserving a perfect moment make it last a lifetime. When you’re traveling with your Canon Digital SLR camera you have a wide range of choice of lenses to bring with you. We’ve got three lenses that we think are a perfect starting point for your ultimate travel lens kit.

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Canon Lenses: which ones should I use for wedding and big events?

by Blogger on ‎08-14-2014 11:36 PM - last edited on ‎09-02-2014 04:47 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Some days are more important than others. When it comes to making memories it’s a short but important list, and for many the top of that list is an incredible day: a wedding. For the thousands of photographers out there with Canon’s DSLRs in hand the question is “which Canon lenses should I use for weddings and big events?”. We’re answering that question today. Read on.

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Summertime - How to Get it Right Up Close and Far Away.

by Blogger ‎07-04-2014 07:47 PM - edited ‎07-07-2014 03:40 PM

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High in the sky (like the killer fireworks shot up above). Low on the ground. If you're out this summer, point your camera in some new directions to get some unforgettable shots.

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Untangled: Cameras and WiFi.

by Blogger on ‎06-30-2014 05:02 PM - last edited on ‎07-02-2014 03:15 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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WiFi. Camera. For a long time, these were two separate things in search of a solution. Things are different today. Here's what you need to know when it comes to WiFi-enabled cameras.

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How to Care for Your Photo Gear in Summer

by Blogger ‎06-19-2014 03:13 PM - edited ‎06-21-2014 07:08 AM

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Who doesn't love a day at the beach? Your camera, that's who. (Yes I know your camera isn't a "who," but a "what" -- until you spend some time falling in love with it, then it's a who.) Here's how to protect and care for your camera equipment this summer.

 

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5 Tips for Summertime Shooting.

by Blogger on ‎06-15-2014 08:21 AM - last edited on ‎06-16-2014 08:58 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Summer is hhhhhhheeeeeeeeeeeere! Here's how to take amazing photos.

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Take a look at the newest camera from Sony: the RX100 III

by Blogger on ‎05-20-2014 02:05 PM - last edited on ‎05-26-2014 12:39 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Sony’s RX line has expanded, welcoming the RX100 III to the family. The RX line appeals to photography buffs and professionals alike, putting a lot of photo power into a body that’s svelte enough to carry in your pocket. This powerful new camera has just been announced, and you can pre-order it from Future Shop right now. 

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Capture, share and preserve precious memories

by Blogger on ‎05-08-2014 02:40 PM - last edited on ‎05-08-2014 02:51 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Every minute of every day is important, but those special moments–the ones that you want to remember forever–are the ones that you need to celebrate and share. An exciting moment is wonderful to experience, and I’ve found that being able to share it with friends and family makes it even better. 

 

So how do you go about capturing, sharing, and preserving those precious moments? I’ve got four pieces of gear that you should own that will make it easier than ever for you to do so.

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The Kit You Need to Shoot a Wedding

by Blogger on ‎05-02-2014 12:38 PM - last edited on ‎02-13-2015 03:29 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Wedding season! It's coming for you my friends. If you're a photographer, here's what you need to get great shots.

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How to: Spring Clean Your Camera

by Blogger on ‎04-30-2014 07:19 AM - last edited on ‎04-30-2014 10:15 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Winter's over –– time to get outside and snapshoot something. Here's how to make sure your gear is in tip top shape.

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