Saying that a photographer should always keep their subjects in focus is like saying a driver should always keep their eyes on the road: It’s a no-brainer. And today’s cameras, with ever-improving autofocus and automatic detection systems, are better than ever at helping you achieve that focus — so that you can keep your eye on being creative, without having to worry about what’s in focus or about fiddling with your lens.

The best Nikon lens to invest in Camera lenses can often seem like a second thought. After all, camera manufacturers tend to give their camera bodies the marketing push; that’s where the features and specs, the latest and greatest tech, and the look and feel of the camera come into play. Lenses? Every camera has a lens! But the truth is, your photos will only ever be as good as the lenses you shoot with. Why interchangeable lenses matter If you started out with a “kit” camera – in other […]

Understanding full frame camera benefits Camera terminology can be intimidating! Many photographers and enthusiasts feel like they need to carry a photography dictionary around with them when they’re just starting out. Familiarity with the terms comes with experience, but one thing every photographer should quickly learn is what a full frame camera is, and the differences between a full frame sensor and a crop sensor. Let’s review the differences, as well as full frame camera benefits, and some options for affordable full frame cameras. What’s the meaning of the phrase […]

What is the best camera for street photography? Life comes at you fast. Capturing life as it happens, in all its beauty and realness and everything in between, is what the best street photographers do. And in order to react quickly, a street shooter needs the right street photography camera. Let’s take a look at what makes great street photography, and what to look for in a good, affordable street photography camera. Street photography is about human moments “Street photography” doesn’t literally mean capturing photos on city streets; street photography […]

Olympus, an industry innovator, has a track record of creating ground breaking technologies and cameras. While their micro 4/3 system serves as the flagship product line, there is one series of compact camera that paved its own path and created opportunities for memories to be captured in environments that cameras that came before it simply could not survive. This June, Olympus released the 29th addition to its very proud line of tough compact cameras – the TG-6. A Tough Beginning – An Even Tougher Today In a sea of choice, […]

If you were to design a brand-new mirrorless, full-frame camera for 2019, what suite of features would you include? Some would argue to make a real splash in the market, you should look to fit in as many features as possible. Well, that’s what Panasonic did with their new S1R. But is it enough to have all these features? How does this camera perform in a professional environment? These are the questions, along with others, that we looked to answer in our review. Sensor To recap, the Panasonic S1R delivers […]

Whether you’re planning a trip to the sunny south or just a fun weekend adventure a little closer to home, spring is when many Canadians come out of hibernation and rediscover photography.

How to Shoot Great ‘Getting Ready’ Wedding Shots In the first part of our Wonderful Weddings Series, we ran through all the gear you’d need for a successful wedding shoot. Now we’re ready to get into the actual shoot itself! In this article, we’re going to talk about the photographer’s role before the actual wedding ceremony. For guests, the wedding might start with the bride walking down the aisle, but for the bride, the groom and the wedding party — and the photographer — it starts much earlier than that! […]