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 […]

Get Outside And Make Some Memories

The sunny days that we have been dreaming about are finally here! Let’s celebrate by getting outside and memorializing them. And the activities don’t need to be planned, like day trips or graduations, even the most mundane activities like washing the car or clearing the yard can be the greatest backdrop for fun and memorable shots. Our phones and cameras are crammed with un-shareable photos of headless family members and bad lighting, so it’s time to pay some attention to quality not quantity and create shots that you will be proud to post now and look back on later.

Have you ever felt that your landscape shot didn’t really capture the scope and breadth of the story you wanted to tell, but when you tried an ultra wide angle lens, everything looked really far away and seemed diminished? You aren’t alone. In the olden days (self jab there), we had dedicated cameras like the amazing Widelux that only shot panoramas. With our digital cameras, things got a whole lot easier. You may have already made some panoramas using your smartphone. Despite the micro sensors and the fact that they […]

If you enjoy the stars at all, or are simply just fascinated by them and the beauty they possess, this weekend the Perseid meteor shower will be in town. While this serves as the perfect opportunity to wish upon a star, and count as many shooting stars as you can, it also serves as a great chance to capture some awe-inspiring images. If you have not captured the stars before, or tried with limited success, in this article there will be a few useful tips to help you make the most […]

The hot subject this season appears to be the idea of being able to easily create 360 degree panorama stills and videos. This technology is still very early in its lifecycle but there are some very interesting pieces coming available.

Taking good quality pictures of flowers can seem intimidating, but it can be so rewarding too. Using one of the many new printing options available today – acrylic, aluminum or just timeless framed prints – you can turn your photo into wall art and enjoy them all year around.