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Where is Joel Now?
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Where is Joel Now?

There’s an Irish proverb that states “An áit a bhfull do chroÍ, is ann a thabharfas dochosa thú” which roughly translates to “Your feet will bring you where your heart is.” If this is true, then my heart must reside somewhere deep within the Irish isles as my feet have […]

A Different Perspective on Tamron’s 24-70mm G2
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A Different Perspective on Tamron’s 24-70mm G2

Here are the things I love about new Tamron 24-70mm F2.8 G2: The price point. The value for quality ratio here is incredible. The VC. This lens will easily let you shoot at shutter speed of 1/10th a second completely handheld and maintain sharpness. As someone that doesn’t often carry […]

Lighting Corner: Taking the Mystery Out of Speedlight Modifiers
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Lighting Corner: Taking the Mystery Out of Speedlight Modifiers

The past few issues, we’ve learned about speedlights and strobes, how to use them on camera and off and how to setup a home studio. This month, let’s take a look at some of those funny attachments you can stick on your speedlight to change how it creates light. If […]

Creating a Tasty Drink Shot
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Creating a Tasty Drink Shot

For the latest Metz ad in PHOTONews, I wanted to create a celebratory beverage in honour of the now available five year warranty on all new Metz speedlights. This shoot presented two fun challenges: lighting a glass on a white background and using science to create layers and interest! Whenever […]

FUJIFILM LAUNCHES ULTRA-COMPACT X-E3
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FUJIFILM LAUNCHES ULTRA-COMPACT X-E3

Fujifilm North America has announced the launch of a new ultra-compact rangefinder style mirrorless digital camera, the X-E3, featuring the latest 24.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS III image sensor and the X-Processor Pro high-speed image processing engine and a new image recognition algorithm. The camera is the most compact and lightweight […]

BookShelf
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BookShelf

Techniques photo (In French) Text and photos by Daniel DuPont. Les Éditions Daniel Dupont Photography for everyone. The six chapters of this book demystify techniques that most photographers are interested in exploring: macro photos, birds, panoramas, night photos, flash techniques, and HDR photography that allow you to reproduce both shadows […]

The “Good Life”
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The “Good Life”

A photographic perspective on consumerism by Robin Macmillan. Title: Shopping Spree Models: Jade, Tim and Amy Consumerism. It is defined as “a social and economic order and ideology that encourages the acquisition of goods and services in ever-increasing amounts”. The result is a shift towards materialism, disconnection and competition that leaves […]

NIKON D850 has Arrived!
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NIKON D850 has Arrived!

Nikon describes the new D850 as the next generation full-frame, high-resolution, high-speed digital SLR camera, and it is easy to see why this pro-level DSLR is quickly becoming the most talked-about development of Nikon’s 100th anniversary year. The D850 is an FX-format digital SLR camera that features a 47.5 MP BSI Full-Frame sensor […]

OLYMPUS Announces the New OM-D E-M10® MARK III
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OLYMPUS Announces the New OM-D E-M10® MARK III

Olympus has upgraded the popular OM-D E-M10 Mark II and it’s expected to reach the Canadian market in September, with a very attractive sticker price starting at $799 CDN (Body only). The new OM-D E-M10 Mark III continues the tradition of compact, lightweight, and easy-to-use interchangeable lens Olympus cameras, ideally suited […]

Canon EOS M100 – Compact and Stylish Performance!
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Canon EOS M100 – Compact and Stylish Performance!

Canon Canada has announced the availability of a new Interchangeable-Lens camera, the EOS M100, offering the avid photographer a versatile new way to explore photography and videography… far beyond the range of smartphones, yet compact and filled with the features that photographers will find indispensable for an everyday carry camera. The […]