NEWS

Travelling with Camera Gear?

If you’re holiday involves a flight to another country, or crossing the US border, you could save yourself a big hassle when you return.  You may be questioned about your gear when you arrive back home to ensure you didn’t buy the gear whilst abroad.  To cover yourself, register...

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Watch Your Backgrounds

Have you ever thought you got a great shot of someone, only to check it out on the computer and see a tree going through their head?  I have. When photographing people, be very aware of what’s in the background.  Before you take that photo, make sure there’s nothing...

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Taking Action Shots

Mary Anthes Spring has arrived.  Along with flowers to photograph, we now have the opportunity to make photos of people doing all sorts of things such as swimming, playing  baseball, triathlons, biking, running, playing tennis, soccer, windsurfers, the list is endless.  How do we get the best action shots?...

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Rebel or Old School: What kind of photographer are you?

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Holiday Time – Smart Phone or Camera

You’re heading off on a holiday in a month.  Do you take your camera or your smart phone? It’s a tough choice.  If you have a Digital SLR camera, it’s heavy, cumbersome, and you dare not put it in checked luggage. If you don’t take your heavy camera, you’re...

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BIG-WEDDING 1000

Leaving Space

When we first start taking photographs, we tend to put our subject in the middle of the frame. As we learn about photography composition, we start working with the dynamic “rule of thirds” which moves our photographs to a whole new level. A more subtle yet valuable technique to...

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BIG MARY

About Mary

Photography has been a part of my life since I was a teenager. After completing school in Port Moody, BC, my first career was as a Medical Laboratory Technologist. My first job was in Terrace, BC where there is some pretty awesome photography. I remember traipsing over old lava...

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Flowers

Time to Change It Up!

You see a great scene before you and rush to set up your tripod. Once it’s set up, you stand in the “normal” position, (standing with your camera at eye level) and take the shot. It’s good, but could it be better? Freeman Patterson (www.freemanpatterson.com), a world renowned Canadian...

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Christmas Lights

Holiday Lights

  Oh how much do we love the Holiday Season!! As photographers we relish the season to stand out in the freezing cold and take photos of people’s exceptionally hard work! Holiday Lights are one of the very best things about Christmas and we’re sure you’re planning a trip...

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Photographing Super White Snow

Winter is here!  I had to put my boots on this morning. Just because its winter is no reason to huddle by the fireplace and leave your camera packed up in the closet. Photo opportunities await you! Grab your camera and get outside. There is nothing quite as beautiful...

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