As creatives, we have many options available to us to help deliver on our vision.  One of the three primary elements that go into a photograph is our selection of aperture. What Is Aperture Anyway? As much of the exposure process is automated these days, there can be some confusion about how aperture works and how it can affect your image. By definition, an aperture is an opening.  For our purposes we are measuring the opening in a lens that light passes through.   By varying the size of the opening, […]

In the stands at Photokina 2016

Members of the Henry’s team attended Photokina, the world’s largest photo and video tradeshow. Read on to hear their impressions as they walk the floor – some for the first time, some as seasoned attendees.


3D printers have been around for a few years now and although the technology is already capable of many things we never thought possible, it is still growing and evolving every day with new advancements in 3D technology.

Filters That Work

BY September 12, 2016 Gear


Even though camera technology is evolving greatly and dynamic range is getting better and better with each generation of cameras that come out there will always be a use for photographic filters. Whether that is simply to protect the lens you’re using, to create greater contrast in blue skies, or to slow down the shutter speed so much you can render the busiest cities in the world “abandoned”. Filters allow you to add endless possibilities to your photographic arsenal by simply adding an additional piece of glass to your camera.


It’s celebrity spotting season and once again Toronto is the place to be! A-list celebrities and big industry names from around the globe arrive on the red carpet, and hordes of photographers come out to to capture it all. What gear do those photographers shoot with? What brands and lenses do they prefer?


To celebrate the release of their photo issue, Henry’s partnered with VICE Canada to host their annual photo show at Only One Gallery in Toronto, featuring work from some of the most influential photographers in the field.


With the CNE coming to an end, there has been more photos than ever shared over social media from the venue. The biggest problem we’re facing with fair photos? Too many were fleeting Snapchat selfies, or simply shot strictly with a smartphone. As convenient as smartphones may be, they still pale in comparison to cameras and continue to struggle with low-light performance and a lack of optical zoom. Although the CNE is coming to a close, there are many other fairs and carnivals coming up this year and in the […]