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Thursday, April 16, 2020

THE MAKING OF "HUMANE MEAT"

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Story / Images by Victoria West. When I showed “Humane Meat” to my father, he said “do you think that one day you'll make something that I can actually hang on the wall? Your mind is a scary place.”

Friday, April 10, 2020

PPOC RECOMMENDS THAT PHOTOGRAPHERS ABSTAIN FROM PORCH PORTRAITS

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PPOC recommends that these Front Porch type of sessions do not take place at this critical time.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

NEWBORN LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHERS GIVE BIRTH TO FANTASY FOOTBALL

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(Story by Veronica Scallion. B&W images by V.Scallion. Colour Images by Tamara Taylor.) What does a family do when they have been in a competitive Fantasy Football League with their friends for years and go from Last to First place? Well, when they know an ultra creative PPOC Photographer - their wild ideas can be turned into a reality. This new reality gave birth to a Unique and Creative Fantasy Football Newborn Lifestyle photo project! Here's the story behind how a family won their Fantasy Football League and welcomed their special "newborn addition" to their home.

Friday, March 20, 2020

CHOICES - Can You Live Without Photoshop And Lightroom

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Story and Images by Bill Booth. We all make choices, decisions, select options, and so on.
Do you prefer Nikon, Canon, Fuji, other? Want a Ford, GM, BMW? As long as your decision works for you, go for it. These companies all make excellent products, so the decision is yours. Let's explore a few choices for digital image editing for photographers.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

PPOC ANNOUNCES THEIR 2020 NATIONAL IMAGE COMPETITION FINALISTS

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Competition in any discipline can bring out the best in people.
This is certainly the case for the Professional Photographers Of Canada, who have just completed their 2020 National Image Competition. Some of the Most Talented Photographers in Canada (and the world), participated by submitting up to four images to a panel of Judges. A variety of Photographic Genres was available.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

BUILD YOUR OWN CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY PROPS

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Images/Story by Mark Bilash. Looking to add more Creativity to your Photo Sessions? How about building your own Props, to create a special theme? That's exactly what I did for a unique Rosie The Riveter style Pinup theme. You can save money, as well as channel your creativity towards Prop Building.

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Canadians Going for Gold at World Photographic Cup

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Four Canadian photographers have images shooting for the podium at the 2020 World Photographic Cup. All of these photographers are members of the PPOC - Professional Photographers Of Canada.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

WARNING - LASERS CAN DAMAGE CAMERA SENSORS

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Story by Wayne Inverarity. My involvement with this cautionary tale began with good intentions and an advertisement in a local online marketplace. An individual was trying to sell a fairly high-end digital camera at a price that seemed too good to be true. The individual placing the ad pointed out that they had issues with the camera’s sensor. The seller suggested that someone with more expertise and time could possibly fix the camera or use it as a parts camera.

Friday, January 3, 2020

COLD WEATHER PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS

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Story/Images by Jacquie Matechuk. Another early morning and I wake to the relentless nagging of an over-zealous iPhone basking in the soothing hum of a radiant heater in my hotel room. It’s Day 1 of the Winter XGames and the temperature is expected to flirt with freezing. Nothing exceptional until the evening hits and we fall to -20 Celsius. So, it’s time to plan accordingly.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

XMAS FAMILY PORTRAIT SESSION TIPS

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Story and Images by Cheryl Struss.
The Christmas Season is a time that many families seek out a portrait session, whether it be just of their children or of the whole family. They are celebrating the season and wanting their portrait to look festive. Here are some general tips to assist in making your own sessions successful.

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