On the road again

Tips and Tricks for travelling with your gear By Chris Thombs Traveling with camera equipment (plus all the other things one could need) can make a load heavy and raise questions with border guards. Let’s take a look at how to pack these various items to make carrying easy and as light as possible. Then, before stepping out the door, a few pointers on avoiding problems at customs. Think of...

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How to Critique Photos Effectively

Member and master photographer Mark Laurie from Calgary, AB shares some advice today on submitting your work for critique. Mark is a portrait photographer specializing in nudes, boudoir and interpretive female portraiture and he has 28 accreditations plus numerous print competition awards under his belt. He plays an active role in the PPOC by serving as a mentor for Alberta members that are...

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A Camera Review - From a Unique Perspective

Most photographers have read several reviews on new cameras put out from industry experts, but this camera review, is incredibly unique! Chris Thombs is a commercial photographer/videographer from Edmonton. AB and is putting the new Nikon D600 through it's paces while sky diving! "D600 Nikon DSLR First, thank you to Nikon Professional Services, the skydivers at Eden North, Dayne and The Frolics...

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The Value of PPOC Membership

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Member and master photographer John Mitchell from Cambridge, ON owns and operates John Michell Photography. John recently ran into some difficulties with an image, and with the help of his fellow PPOC members, he was able to complete a job on time. The fellowship of members across the nation is one of the strongest benefits to membership in the Professional Photographer's...

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Colour Management for Photographers

Luca Ragogna, an accredited member of the Professional Photographer's of Canada from Barrie, ON, operates a wedding and portrait studio, as well as a canvas printing company. To view some of Luca's work, please visit: Luca Ragogna Photography and Pic Foundry "What follows are practical steps to setting up a colour management system for photographers. It won’t be an in depth analysis of how or why...

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