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.
byBBYMartin07-15-201410:40 AM - edited 07-17-201401:48 PM
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 …
on 03-21-201308:45 AM - last edited on 03-27-201301:17 PM by BBYLaura
Canon is a leader in the digital photography industry and it’s always big news when the company releases new gear. However, nothing gets the attention of photographers the way the announcement of a new EOS Rebel DSLR does. The Rebel has been the go-to DSLR for “prosumers” since 1990, providing the ideal balance of high end capabilities, ease of use, power and accessories that have made it the focal point of millions of digital photography kits. Canon Canada has just introduced the new Canon EOS Rebel T5i, the new flagship of the Rebel series, packing upgrades like an 18MP CMOS sensor, Creative Filters and a 3.0-inch Vari-Angle touchscreen display.
About a year ago I decided I wanted to start dabbling in photography. I wasn’t quite in the market for a full-blown SLR, but I also knew that my existing Canon PowerShot wouldn’t really cut it when it came to exploring the art of photography. After a little bit of research and a few discussions with my much more creative friends, I opted for the Canon G12. While it’s still considered a point-and-shoot, it brings to the table a whole lot more functionality than your standard pocket sized camera, making it a stalwart of the high-end compact camera market. In fact, the G12 was specifically designed to satisfy the demands of those photogs that want a powerful backup to their SLR … who knew??
Canon has just launched its’ newest camera, the EOS Rebel T4i. It is considered a “mid-level” DSLR, but for the amateur photographer or serious tourist that wants to take high quality pictures like a pro this is a great camera. If you are familiar with the Canon Rebel T3i, this camera looks extremely similar on the outside in both size and shape. Where Canon has made all of its’ improvements is on the inside, and they have made some excellent ones.
The newly released Canon EOS Rebel T4i offers some cool new features to bring your photos and HD video recordings to a whole new level. Whether you're a newbie or seasoned pro, you'll enjoy both its compact build and large control buttons. Other new features also make this camera a front runner.
The new line of Canon Point and Shoots are out and this one of my favourite in their new line up of Digital Cameras. Thanks to our friends from Canon, they have sent me a unit to play around and there are many likes for me to tell you. When I look at purchasing a new point & shoot, I personally look at three features when it comes to a point and shoot cameras.
Canon is kicking off 2012 with a huge range of new products and we’ve got all the details here straight from CES. Some of our faves? The new line of PowerShot digital cameras, the Vixia camcorders and for the more advanced photogs out there, the EOS-1D.
If you had to pick a list of items for stocking stuffer this Christmas, the ELPH 300 has to be in your top 10. The 300 HS replaces the old SD940s dropping the old SD and IS system and bringing in the HS System. It's packed with features in a slim-format point and shoot. Fans and new Canon users will love this camera right out of the box.
When you are in the middle of the back to school rush, it’s easy to forget to pick up a camera and capture the all-important moments that happen to your family. You can take quick photos with your phone of your 1st grader’s first full day of classes, soccer tryouts, or even the back to school haircuts, but the one thing many parents regret when their kids are grown is not taking enough video. Although most smart phones are equipped with exceptional video cameras, you don’t always want to trust your cell phone to capture important events. This school year, capture every single moment in high quality HD video with the Canon VIXIA HF R20 Camcorder.
on 07-28-201110:26 AM - last edited on 09-01-201101:49 PM by Heather
Simple point and shoot cameras have come a long way over the past few years.They offer zoom lenses, a high number of mega-pixels plus improved built-in software to correct common photography mistakes; all in a compact and user-friendly design.So the question remains, why would I want to purchase a Digital SLR camera?What justifies the increased cost and carrying around a much larger device?
on 07-27-201109:36 PM - last edited on 09-01-201101:51 PM by Heather
Make the best out of summer and let those memories stick around. Digital cameras are becoming much more affordable nowadays and quite handy if you are at the beach or up the mountain. Some forms of digital cameras are rugged enough to go where no cameras have gone before.
on 07-24-201109:26 AM - last edited on 09-01-201101:51 PM by Heather
If you’re one of those people holding onto summer vacation memories with the tacky souvenirs you pick up at those overpriced tourist traps, enough is enough!The best memories are the ones you relive through a photograph.So take that $100 bucks in your wallet put aside for trinkets, and make an investment instead. Check out my top picks for digital cameras that won’t break the bank.
on 04-16-201109:20 PM - last edited on 09-01-201101:50 PM by Heather
Most people, myself included, buy point and shoot digital cameras because they take nice pictures, are easy to use, are fairly inexpensive, and small enough to fit in your pocket. A friend of mine recently bought a high end digital SLR camera and I have to say it is amazing! He isn't a professional photographer, but the camera has allowed him to take some absolutely fantastic pictures that you would never be able to do with a point and shoot model. Before you buy the most common point and shoot models you should seriously consider a digital SLR.
on 03-27-201108:35 PM - last edited on 09-01-201101:52 PM by Heather
There's a couple weeks left before the NHL playoffs begin. How will you begin your playoff journey? Start a playoff beard, get the team flags installed on your car window, or maybe wear your favorite team jersey and walk the streets to cheer them on? I, like millions of other facebook users, will usually find interesting posts on hockey fan pages and one came onto my feed recently from a local Vancouver artist who showed pride for the city and the Vancouver Canucks. This music video caught my attention so I wanted to share it here.
on 09-13-201010:26 PM - last edited on 09-01-201101:54 PM by Heather
It’s that time of year again. The kids are going back to school and fall is looming on the horizon. That can only mean one thing – football season is upon us. Like many parents with kids in sports, all you really want to do is capture your star player in his or her moment of glory and be able to look at the photo years later without having to squint through the blurriness to make out their jersey number.
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