Part 2 – Canon EOS R review – Hand-on insights by Inigo Taylor

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After last week’s blog post in which we shared with you Inigo Taylor’s hands-on insights on how it is to work with a Canon EOS R in the field, we are today sharing with you part 2 of his review. In today’s review, Inigo will tell us his experience using the complete EOS R system, that is the EOS R camera complete with the RF lenses. To do this we lent Inigo four of the lenses from the Canon RF range, the RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM, the RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM, the RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM and … Read the full article

Canon EOS R review – Hands-on insights by local photographer Inigo Taylor

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Canon’s EOS R system was launched in September 2018 and since then Canon have produced two models of this family, the EOS R and the EOS RP. This revolutionary new technology attracted a lot of the photographers interest. Having said that, being a totally new technology it has also raised many questions and many are those who found/find it difficult to choose/switch between a DSLR and the EOS R. In this blog post we are sharing with you a review by Inigo Taylor, a locally based professional photographer who has decided to do the switch between his Canon EOS 5D … Read the full article

Vision From Europe – A photographic tribute to Matera Basilica 2019 by students and teachers from 28 countries.

Vision from Europe Matera Residency Project

Photo by Ph Marco Longari Visions from Europe promotes an original and contemporary vision of Matera and of Basilicata through the eye of 56 European photographers. A teacher and a student for each of the 28 schools of photography of the 28 European countries invited were hosted in Basilicata for an artistic residency between April and July 2019, in order to realize an individual production of photographic images, enlarging the iconographical research that aims to celebrate Matera, Capital of Culture 2019. The exhibition, with the opening in the Romanic landscape of Palazzo Viceconte on September 20th and hosted at the … Read the full article

MCAST student to participate in Matera Residency Project

Matera Residency Project participants

Avantech Ltd and MCAST are pleased to announce that Marika Buhagiar, a 2nd year photography student at MCAST together with photography lecturer Therese Debono, will be attending a fully sponsored 8-day residency project in Matera this Summer. With Matera being the European Capital of Culture for 2019, Canon Europe have this year launched a Matera Residency Project open to students in the 28 ECOC participating countries. Avantech Limited, local Canon distributors, offered this opportunity to all students following the Photography and Fine Arts course at the Institute for Creative Arts in Mosta. The students were requested to submit a portfolio … Read the full article

The “hidden” cost of buying online

Buying online

Buying online certainly has it’s advantages, but when it comes to certain products the disadvantages and risks outweigh the benefits. Cameras, lenses and the likes fall under this umbrella. There are several reasons for you to be extra careful with the parting of your money online. Mainly, the major risk is associated with products known as ‘grey imports’. If you are not familiar with the term, grey imports are products which were imported into our region, but were not meant to be sold in our region. To give you an example, a camera made for the US market imported into Malta … Read the full article