Thursday, March 28, 2013


1. IAN RUHTER and his team from Los Angeles, will not only inspire you but also premiere the latest video from his "Silver & Light" series. Yes, that's right.  A premiere!

2. NICK DIDLICK will present the basics along with all sorts of time saving tips & tricks for those thinking about or already shooting DSLR video.

3. KHAREN HILL will speak about shooting music videos by sharing her experiences from working with Sarah McLachlan on her School of Music videos.

4. LIFE STUDIOS will share their secrets to creating incredible wedding videos - including some same day edits that will amaze you.

5.  KIRK NEFF, multi awarding winning DOP from Global TV's 16x9 will share his passion for visual storytelling & talk about why he using DSLRs to do it.

Oh wait.  How about another great reason?

6.  A full day trade show with the latest gear from the industry's leading suppliers!

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Presenting Ian Ruhter in Vancouver - 2 Great Talks

Ian Ruhter is a photographer with a personal artistic mission who has turned his career into a passion for the creation of photographic art using a process dating from the 1850’s. His project “Silver and Light” is getting worldwide attention for both the story and the unique images he is creating.

"Silver & Light" - Behind the Story
Friday April 12th 7-9pm

Hyatt Regency Hotel
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FUSION 2013 - Keynote Speaker: Ian's videos not only reveal the Silver and Light project, but tell much more about the thoughts and passion in the process, while revealing many very personal human stories. It makes for compelling stories about the photography shot with a process from the 1850's and documented on the latest Digital SLR cameras and gear. Ian and Lane will discuss the creative and production process they use and share some of their latest work.

Using the World's Largest Camera
Monday April 15th, 7-9pm

Canadian Imaging Convention
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Changing from the world of a freelance sports photographer to exploring stories, people and places though the lens of the world’s largest portable camera and recording life using the wet plate process from the 1850's. In conversation with Vancouver Photographer Rick Etkin, Ian will discuss his Silver and Light project, the risks he took, the inspiration he follows, his passion and creative process, what it feels like to follow a dream and see it succeed. The project tells many stories both in print (metal plates) and the videos that offer compelling insight into peoples’ lives, fears and success. Ian will share these aspects of himself and Silver and Light during his talk.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Panasonic GX1 Rebate and Sale - $449!

For March, we have the Panasonic GX1 on sale! After rebate, you are looking at only $449 for this superb little Micro-4/3 body!

It has a 16 megapixel sensor with high dynamic range and excellent low-light capabilities and will work with all Panasonic and Olympus Micro-4/3 lenses. It boasts all metal construction with lots of external function buttons and mechanical controls, despite the fact that it also has an excellent touch screen LCD as well. This is the perfect enthusiast's camera, compact like a P&S when you want it to be, especially when paired up with the tiny 14mm f/2.5 pancake prime, or add on the optional external EVF (electronic viewfinder) for stable eye-level viewing. Below is a shot of the EVF on the camera with the tiny little 14mm...

Friday, March 1, 2013

Canon Rebates - March 2013

For the month of March, Canon has even more rebates than February. For the full PDF list of rebates, click on the above image or here: Canon-March_2013-rebates.pdf

Over and above the PDF link, there is also a $200 rebate on the Canon EOS-1DX! In addition, there are some rebates on a few models of LCD projector. For more details, feel free to call (604-734-7771) or email