I was pretty excited to test out the Sony ActionCam With LiveView Remote, and if you watch point of view action sports videos on Youtube the way most of my family does, you’ll instantly know exactly what this camera is for. Designed specifically to capture live action video in all the crazy places you’d go to for action sports and recreation, the Sony ActionCam has all the bells and whistles you’d expect from a camera of this type. It was created for the ski hill, it shines on the side of a mountain, and you can take it with you while you hang ten on a wave near a tropic beach.
Since the release of the original wearable camera, GoPro has been a go-to for the outdoor action crew who want to capture videos of their wild exploits. GoPro has just announced the release of their latest batch of cameras under the name Hero4. This time last year they released two cameras in the Hero3+ range, and this time they’ve actually announced three different models; Hero, Hero4 Silver, and Hero4 Black.
The number one reason that people buy cameras is to make portraits of friends and family.Today I’m going to offer you some advice on how to make better portraits, and also recommend some Canon lenses to help you do just that.
Nikon has just announced it's latest full-frame offering - the D750, which sits between the D610 and the D810 in Nikon's FX range. According to Nikon this camera is aimed at the 'adept enthusiast', but judging by the specs, this is a camera that will easily satisfy most professional shooters too.
Photographing nature offers some of the best and most varied opportunities to make beautiful images to hang on your walls, it’s hardly surprising that it’s one of the most popular pursuits in photography. Today I’m going to give you some ideas and inspiration to take your nature photography further, and also recommend some Canon lenses that can help you on your journey.
FUJIFILM has unveiled its high-end, third-generation compact camera. The FUJIFILM X30 promises to bring back the joy of shooting. Highlights include a high-quality CMOS sensor, real-time viewfinder, high capacity battery and dual ring controls.
Wedding photography is one of the most rewarding fields in photography, because it offers so many unique opportunities to make powerful and moving images. Today we're looking at some of the best Canon lenses for capturing images that will bring tears to the eyes of your bride and groom for years to come.
Knowing the best focal length for your subject is an important part of photography, but sometimes there's a difference between the focal length you think you're using, and your true focal length. This is a result of the crop factor, which comes into play because of the variety of camera sensor sizes on the market today.
There are a number of key skills that every photographer needs to master. One piece of the photography puzzle is reading and understanding light, not in the scientific sense, but in the way we use it to enhance our photography. Today we’re going to give you a brief introduction to some of the concepts and scenarios that will help you make beautifully lit photographs.
Travelling to new places gives you a chance to practice your photography skills, but if you don't have the right equipment you might find yourself at a disadvantage. Today we're looking at three very different lenses from Canon that you might want to consider for your next big trip.
The RX100 is a high-end point-and-shoot, offering excellent image quality in a small package. It has gained loads of fans and garnered lots of praise for packing enough features to satisfy the most demanding of shooters into the smallest possible space.
Today I'm going to take an in-depth look at this pocket rocket, and tell you about the two killer features of the RX100 that really set it apart from the rest.
My experience with SLR cameras (however ancient) made me the perfect person to try out three of Canon’s latest and greatest DSLR’s – The Canon EOS Rebel SL1, the Canon EOS Rebel T5i, and the Canon EOS 70D. The goal of this test? To get behind the lens of these three for a few days and share the features of these beauties from a mom’s perspective, so you’ll know before you pick it up what it’s best for.
So you love photography and you’ve decided you want to push your images to the next level. Maybe you’ve had a point-and-shoot for a few years now and you’ve used it to death. Maybe you’ve found yourself looking at photographs on blogs and in magazines and thought "How can I make my images look that good?" Well chances are those images were made using a DSLR. Today I’m going to look at some of the advantages of the DSLR over the point-and-shoot, and some of the reasons why you might want to make the leap to the world of the DSLR.
One of the hottest new features in camera technology is on-board wireless capabilities, which allow you to download, backup and share your photos without the need to physically connect your camera to a computer.
Today I'm going to look a little deeper into the wifi functions currently available and the way various manufacturers are incorporating them into their latest models.
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Compare last year’s photos of your children with your kids today – the difference is startling! Photography allows us to capture the past and compare it to the present. Before and after photos are really interesting: especially when they are done well. Some can even be hilarious. Try composing a before and after photo series and you will have created a unique photo memory and you might win the awesome Canon Rebel T5i camera. Read on for more details …
Nikon has just announced the release of it’s latest full-frame DSLR - the D810. This is a camera that promises a big leap forward in terms of resolution, putting it in league with medium format cameras, which are considerably more expensive.
Saturday the 21st was summer solstice, the longest day of the year the official start of summer 2014. Canadians really come alive in the summer, and on these long beautiful summer days you can feel all that energy stored up over the winter.
Summer is a great time to dust off that camera that’s been sitting on the shelf and get outside and make some great photos. Today I’m going to give you my top 5 tips for shooting amazing photographs this summer.
If you were to judge by the names alone, you might assume that the Canon Rebel T5 and the Rebel T5i are pretty similar cameras. And indeed on first glance they do appear so, but look a little bit closer and you’ll see some pretty interesting differences.
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Are you aware of the variety of cameras available today? Nikon, for example, has many new camera models to suit a variety of photographic needs. Best Buy wants to introduce you to some of these cameras, so you can be better informed when you are looking to purchase a new camera. Best Buy is even going to give away one of these amazing cameras. Read on to learn which Nikon camera is right for you and to enter to win a Nikon D3200.
The Canon SX600 is a 16 mega pixel point-and-shoot, with a 18x optical zoom. It’s a small and lightweight camera, which makes that big optical zoom all the more impressive. It comes with some unique shooting modes too - including 'Wink Self-Timer'. Read on to learn more...
Wedding photography is one of the most demanding forms of photography you can practice. You need to know your equipment inside out, and you need to be able to work fast and unobtrusively, you need to be creative at a second’s notice and make the best of the environment you’re in. You also need to have a really strong grasp of lighting and know how to deal with tricky low-light situations.
Today I’m going to give you my top 5 tips for making great wedding photographs.
High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography has been one of the big photographic movements of recent times, and although the form has existed since the 1800s, it’s really taken on a life of it’s own since the Digital Boom.
Today I’m going to give you the ingredients and know-how you need to try some HDR for yourself.
There’s no need to sacrifice quality for size when it comes to your digital camera. The Sony RX100 III is a compact camera that rivals the larger (and heavier) DLSR cameras. It’s as light as a smartphone but takes far superior photos.
This is the next generation camera from Sony's first version, the Sony Cybershot RX100, that was released in 2012. The Sony RX100 III is a faster, smarter and improved version.
Here’s what you can expect from this powerhouse pocket camera.
There’s a lot of camera categories out there, but let’s face it, none sounds cooler than hyperzoom. These are the cameras that offer 30x optical zoom (or greater) and allow you to get photos that you cannot otherwise get, without some seriously expensive (professional) equipment.
Today we're going to look take a look at some of the feature, pros and cons of this interesting category.
Until recently, taking photos underwater required some very expensive camera gear. In the last couple of years however, camera manufacturers have perfected the process that has made waterproof cameras affordable. Today I'm going to tell you why you need one this summer, and also look at four great models available at BestBuy.ca
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