Taking care of your camera – Part 3

Turning your camera off

Turn your camera off before doing anything to it is a wise move! Before doing anything to your camera, always keep in mind that you should turn it off first. No matter what it is—swapping lenses, changing memory cards or disconnecting or attaching cables; switching your camera off should be an instinct. Keeping your camera on when it is writing to the memory card increases the chance that you’ll ruin the card if you abruptly remove it. Similarly, if you change your lens with the camera still turned on, you increase the chance that dust winds up on the sensor. … Read the full article

Beauty in Print – workshop by Canon Ambassador Clive Booth

Beauty in Print - Workshop by Canon Ambassador Clive Booth

We have once again had the honour of welcoming Canon Ambassador Clive Booth amongst us for a half day event which was held at the Corinthia Palace in Balzan. This event was titled “Beauty in Print”. The event was a workshop during which, with a setup resembling his own studio, Clive took us through a simple guide to colour managed workflow from image to print with all the processes in between. This half day event proved to be quite interesting, with good interaction from the guests who asked questions and shared their experiences. At the end of the workshop, Clive … Read the full article

Press release – Canon includes Scan2x in their product portfolio

Scan2x signing of distribution agreement

Canon Europe signs up with Avantech for distribution of Scan2x Avantech is pleased to announce the signing of a distribution agreement with Canon Europe for the sales of Avantech’s Scan2x intelligent document capture solution across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Scan2x is an all-in-one intelligent document capture terminal, designed to streamline and automate the process of scanning documents into digital storage from paper or digital images. It allows administrators to create fully user-customisable scan job buttons, thereby insulating users from complexities like scanner settings, image destination, indexing, compliance and document validity. The system is designed for use in a … Read the full article

Spirit of Place by Therese Debono

Spirit of Place Photography talk

‘Spirit of Place’.  This is the name of the photography talk by Therese Debono held at the Avantech premises last week.  Our eager guests flocked to the Avantech showroom at 7:30pm and made themselves at home. Why spirit of place A place is a physical space, a location.  A place is an inhabited space, and especially one which gives you a sense of belonging. Besides being the title of this photography talk, “Spirit of Place” is also the title of a project. Therese completed this project in the past year.  Therese’s project is an investigation into understanding this term from … Read the full article

Summer holiday adventure in Val D’Isere

Holiday adventure Val D'Isere

After many years of skiing, my wife and I wanted to experience what the mountains were like in the summer without snow, so we booked a holiday for Val D’Isere (I mean my wife booked it ….the flights, activities, well pretty much everything bless her). My responsibility is to make sure I pack all the essentials so I made sure to pack the first aid, technology gadgets and of course my trustee Canon EOS 1300D. Val D’Isere, for those who have not heard of this resort, is situated in the southern east of France. The resort lies 3 miles from … Read the full article