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Gear of the Year: Tamron 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD Macro F017
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Gear of the Year: Tamron 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD Macro F017

Tamron’s Model F017 – 90mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Macro lens has been selected DPReview’s gear of the year. >> Read the DPREVIEW article >> See more details about Tamron Model F017 at Tamron Canada

JUDGE A BOOK BY IT’S COVER by Robin Macmillan
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JUDGE A BOOK BY IT’S COVER by Robin Macmillan

We’ve often been told “don’t judge a book by it’s cover” but in my case, that’s exactly what I want you to do. To publishers, one of the most important aspects of a book cover is how well it helps sell the book and book cover photography is usually the main ingredient. […]

Porsche Road Trip
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Porsche Road Trip

In May 2016 a group of 8 friends set out on a classic Porsche road trip from San Francisco, all the way back home to Kitchener, Ontario. My role was to photograph and document the trip. Space was limited inside the classic cars, so I chose just to bring two […]

PHOTONews Club and Events Directory
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PHOTONews Club and Events Directory

We love camera clubs! As a supporter of camera and photography clubs across Canada, PHOTONews has a listing of clubs and their events from sea to sea to sea: http://www.photonews.ca/camera_clubs/ Is your club not listed? Is there an update to your club info? Is your club hosting an event that […]

Epson’s New ET-3600 Printer and FF-640 Scanner
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Epson’s New ET-3600 Printer and FF-640 Scanner

REFILLABLE TANKS AND SUPER FAST SCANNING! By Peter K. Burian During Epson Canada’s annual product showcase in New York City, the company introduced several new items to the media. We were most impressed with two of these: a new high speed printer that can make literally thousands of colour prints with the included ink […]

Tamron announces the launch of the SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 USD (Model F017) for Sony mount
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Tamron announces the launch of the SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 USD (Model F017) for Sony mount

Rebirth of a classic with a legacy of superior optical performance August 18, 2016, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the launch of the SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 USD (Model F017) for Sony mount. […]

Kenko REALPRO C-PL and ND500 Filters
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Kenko REALPRO C-PL and ND500 Filters

Kenko provided me with two of their new RealPRO filters – an upgrade in quality and materials from the PRO-1 series. I tested both filters on the Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 ED AS IF UMC on my Nikon D810 and came away very surprised with how well these Kenko filters perform. […]

PERFECT TRAVEL COMPANIONS
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PERFECT TRAVEL COMPANIONS

Recently, Vanguard Professional Elizabeth Gadd dropped us a line.  We were happy to hear that she’s been loving a particular couple of products we offer, as they especially came in handy on her recent trips to Medicine Lake and Brandywine Falls, BC. In her own words… “Absolutely loving the Sedona backpack! […]

Michael H. Davies' Studio in the North
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Michael H. Davies' Studio in the North

Passion drives art, the sort of passion that compels someone living in the Canadian Arctic to go out in -40º during the two and a half hour daylight, 50km south of the arctic circle, knowing that you may not get the shot you want. Michael Davies has all kinds of […]

Shooting with the new Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 VC
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Shooting with the new Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 VC

Recently, I had the opportunity to test the Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD lens, which would be considered a standard wide angle lens on a full-frame sensor camera like my Nikon D750. In preparation, I scrolled through my library of pictures and noticed that I rarely shoot at […]