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Vanguard Alta Fly Series Review
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Vanguard Alta Fly Series Review

One of the most daunting things to do as a photographer is to travel with your expensive gear. There have been moments that I carried a bag of gear worth more than the car that dropped me off at the airport! That’s a pretty serious stress point as you navigate […]

Freezing Mountain Bike Action with Cactus and Aurora
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Freezing Mountain Bike Action with Cactus and Aurora

Murphy’s Law follows a photographer just as your little sibling did in grade school – “What can go wrong, will go wrong”. We work with technological marvels that can be temperamental: the weather, which is even less predictable; people, who can sometimes be more volatile than the weather! The list […]

Where is Joel now?
Destinations / Editor's Choice

Where is Joel now?

Last issue, I was returning from an amazing journey through Peru, helping build houses and supporting the communities of Pucallpa before heading up into the high peaks of Machu Picchu. Since then, I’ve spent time navigating the urban jungle of New York City, at home enjoying the fresh snow-covered peaks […]

The Wanderer
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The Wanderer

All photography excites me, but my favourite is what I refer to as a “two legs, a heart beat and a good, old-fashioned aimless wander”. My wander was a two month walk through Nepal. Traveling by foot means my equipment needs to cover the basics while remaining as minimal as […]

Tamron wins TIPA Award for four consecutive years
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Tamron wins TIPA Award for four consecutive years

SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022) wins “BEST DSLR TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS” April 19, 2017, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of precision optics, has announced that its SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022) has been […]

FARM[er] Portraits of Nothumberland County Family Farms
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FARM[er] Portraits of Nothumberland County Family Farms

Article by Dimitri Papatheodorou John Berger wrote eloquently on photography; he passed away in January of this year at age 90. Perhaps he, better than anyone, was able to explain concisely why photography can be fine art: Photographs bear witness to a human choice being exercised in a given situation. A […]

Where is Joel now?
Destinations / Editor's Choice

Where is Joel now?

Like all good adventures, my current travels started with that subtle little trickle of a thought. A photographer friend had mentioned late last year that she was heading to the Amazon in Peru to join a Canadian foundation called Pure Art to help build houses and support the people living […]

Fire and Ice Product Photography
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Fire and Ice Product Photography

I was recently contracted by a machine shop to make their products look compelling. They wanted images that would draw attention to the finer details and quality of their work, plus a couple of “showcase” images that would be different from their other images. Their website, which was a mix […]

Teleconverters with G2
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Teleconverters with G2

Tamron Canada recently released the new SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 – Model A025 – and compatible teleconverters – 1.4x and 2.0x – Model TCX-1.4 and TCX-20. The one thing I learned is that you couldn’t stack the teleconverters – it was one or the other as they […]

International Photography Conference and Expo
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International Photography Conference and Expo

Get INSPIRED at the International Photography Conference and Expo. April 28 to May 3, 2017, in Ottawa! Expo Admission Pass – $10.00 Value   photography by: Joe McNally REGISTER BETWEEN MARCH 1 AND MARCH 31 AND RECEIVE YOUR CHOICE OF 1 FREE EARLY RISER* WORKSHOPS! A $75 VALUE! *Early riser workshops are […]