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Top 5 Reasons to take a Macro Photography Course (with us, of course)

  So our FIRST Macro Photography course is quickly approaching in Calgary, (on July 9th!). This course is being run by Neil & Mary, our incredible owners and Instructors from Kelowna! The course is a regular schedule at our Kelowna location and it’s been a raving success. Here are 5...

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Best Father’s Day gift for Photography-Enthusiasts

  So it’s that time of year again! It’s one of our favourite times here at LPC as we just LOVE Dads. They are some of the strongest and most compassionate people we know – always there when we need them and always ready to lend a helping hand....

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Top 5 Underrated Calgary Photography Locations

You’ve probably seen Calgary Peace Bridge photos on Instagram a thousand times. Or perhaps your Facebook feed is flooding with photos of the Calgary Tower. Although we love YYC, photographing the same places over and over again can get repetitive and (GASP!) unoriginal. At times, you’ll have to discover...

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How to Photograph Flowers

April showers supposedly bring May flowers, and we’re feeling optimistic so why not make a blog post about flower photography? Here are 5 tips on how to create stunning photographs of flowers!   Highlight Subjects Depending on the location of your shoot, (a public garden, a green house, a...

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Photographing with a Slow Shutter Speed

Purposely using a slow shutter speed while hand holding your camera can create abstract and dreamy images and its fun! I like starting with a shutter speed of 1/8 of a second to make these types of photographs. The speed of your subject may require some adjustment to your...

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Photographing Wildlife

If you’ve ever been to Jasper National Park in Alberta, you know that during spring and fall the elk abound.  I’ve seen elk wandering the streets of Jasper.  Bear and deer are also seen frequently.  What an awesome opportunity to photograph wildlife! There are some things to be aware...

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Sweet Light

Photography is writing with light. If you want to “write” beautifully, pick the nicest time of the day for the best light.  On the down side, the best light is at sunrise, which means getting out of bed and “out there” before the sun rises.  You might not be...

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Calgary Photo Opportunities

The rise of warm weather is upon us. You might as well make the most out of the sunny forecasts while you can, because well, it’s Calgary…plus the warmer the weather, the less likely your camera will run out of battery juice! Here’s a list of some Calgary events...

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Top 5 Activities to Ring in the Chinese New Year

Top 5 Activities to Ring in the Chinese New Year Save the date! Chinese New Year is on January 28th, a perfect day to celebrate the arrival of the new lunar year. Some background info on the New Year: 2017 is the Year of the Rooster. Chinese tradition believes...

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On Camera Flash: Problems and Solutions

Using the on Camera flash has it challenges! Often,  we’re not happy with the results.  This is the voice of experience talking!  I’ve had my share of ugly flash photos. Perhaps the most common problem we have with an on camera flash is shadows in the background. They really...

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