Photography Tips & Tutorials
A little knowledge can make a world of difference. Our photography tips and tutorials are here to help you master your craft.
Post-Production Workflow Tips With Pro Photographer Tom Noske
Continuous Ink Tank Printers and Why You Need One
Learn what tools, tech and colours you need to set up a productive home office working environment.
EF lenses vs RF lenses- We explore the top 5 reasons why Canon’s RF system of lenses offers superior quality compared to EF lenses. How to choose which is best for you.
What is a sunburst, and how do you capture it? Follow these super easy tips to capture sunbursts and sunflares in your photography to achieve the creative look you’ve been aiming for.
We take you through expert tips on building a visual brand identity through unique lifestyle product photography.
Timelapse photographer Matthew Vandeputte explains how to develop your brand and build a loyal following as a photographer.
Discover the creative possibilities of the Canon Selphy Square photo printer and craft your own photo frame rainbow wall hanging to personalise your home.
Print your own custom t-shirt designs at home with this fun DIY tutorial by Geneva Vanderzeil from Collective Gen with a Canon Pixma printer.
Explore the creative possibilities of the Canon Pixma printer and make your own fridge magnet game at home.
Learn how to turn your Canon camera into a webcam for free using the EOS Webcam Utility software. Use your Canon camera as a professional quality webcam for online meetings and live streaming.
Learn how to use Photoshop’s blending tools to combine different images with this tutorial by photographer and digital artist Tom Noske.
Melbourne photographer and digital artist Tom Noske shares his top four tips on editing your images in Lightroom.
Turn your photos into creative masterpieces with these quick and easy Photoshop tips from Melbourne photographer Tom Noske.
Discover the key features of Canon’s EOS R5 – 8K movies, World’s Best Image Stabilization, 45MP, & up to 20fps
The Selphy Square QX10 photo printer is the perfect tool to explore your creative side for Mother's Day. Geneva Vanderzeil from Collective Gen shows you how to transform your Mother's day gifts into something she will remember and keep for a lifetime.
Australian television presenter and journalist Lisa Wilkinson shares her super easy and quick beginner photography tips using the Canon Powershot G7X Mark III and EOS M6 Mark II.
Learn how to clean and maintain your camera gear, including tips on how to clean your lenses, camera sensor and camera body from Canon Photographer Jenn Cooper.
In this step-by-step video tutorial, discover a helpful introduction to editing video.
Canon Photographer Steve Huddy shares his 5 favourite locations to South Australia.
Canon Photographer Steve Huddy shares his 5 favourite locations to captures in Western Australia.
Canon Photographer Greg Sullavan shares his 5 favourite locations to shoot photos and videos in Queensland
Top five creative ideas with the Canon Inspic instant camera by photographer, Gemma Peanut.
Benefits of Digital Video cameras
Discover what lenses and accessories you need to start shooting better video footage with this guide.
Skyrocket your astrophotography skills with tips from award-winning astrophotographer, Phil Hart.
Learn how to shoot video in 4K with this step-by-step guide.
Learn how to use back button focus with this step-by-step video guide by Canon Photographer Kass Brumley.
Taking photos has never been easier with the EOS Canon EOS 200D Mark II. Have a look at what Gemma Peanut has to say about this DSLR for beginners.
Little Lane Events walks you through how to best create a portable photo booth at your next event and turn it into a real time guest photo album with the Mini Photo Printer.
Learn how to shoot better videos using only natural light with this detailed video guide.
Scrapbooking doesn't have to be scary. Chloe Watts from @blueberrycobaby walks us through the supplies you need to get started, her favourite scrapbooking ideas and formats as well as some top tips and tricks.
Canon Master, Krystle Wright shares her ten top lessons for navigating the journey from stills photography to filmmaking, and advice for creating a short film in today’s industry.
Canon Photographer Jenn Cooper explains everything from focal lengths and aperture values to the different types of available lenses and when to use each one.
Canon Photographer Jenn Cooper shares her 8 favourite locations to shoot photos and videos in New South Wales
Learn how to create pro-looking timelapse sequences with this simple video tutorial.
Bioluminescence is one of the most beautiful displays light from the natural world that you can witness.The iridescent blue light emitted from the algae when it is disturbed is mesmerising and almost otherworldly. Find out how to photograph this phenomena with tips from Canon Community Member, David Rogers.
Find out if you're one of the five types of people who benefit most from having access to their own printer – and find the perfect one for you.
Learn how to photograph the dazzling displays at Vivid Sydney with these simple tips from the Canon Collective
In this insightful video guide, we give advice on the best camera settings for shooting quality video.
Prepare, print and practice. Why a printer, pen and paper are must have tools for good study habits away from digital distractions.
Discover easy ways to bring creativity into your home office space
Print professional-looking photographs in your own home with this guide from photographers Kirk Richards and Julian Lallo.
Tips on how to use your travel photos to style your home..
Geneva from Collective Gen shows you how to create an easy Tasseled Hanging Photo Display to showcase your favourite memories in your home. Make a statement in your house using your favourite pictures and only a few materials.
Easy ways to use print to style and organise your home
Quick ways to make some statement artwork for your master bedroom
Spruce up your home with this easy DIY Plank Photo Display. Make a statement in your house using your favourite pictures and only a few materials.
Find the best Canon camera system for your shooting style with this detailed review video from Canon Photographer Jenn Cooper.
Canon Photographer Scott Stramyk shares his pro tips for getting more out of your next fashion shoot
Ready to dig a little deeper into the advanced features of your Canon camera? This eye-opening beginner’s guide reveals commonly underutilised features that will help you take your photography to the next level.
Discover these commonly underutilised advanced camera features and start shooting professional quality photos.
Find out how the new Canon EOS RP mirrorless camera matches up against the original EOS R. Tech specs, features, functions and more.
Learn how to light and pose your pets like a pro with these tips from Canon Photographer Jenn Cooper
Jules now photographs for newspapers and magazines all over Australia. So, what’s in her kit bag? Well, that 60D she originally owned is long gone.
Give your photography skills a boost with these practical tips from the Canon community.
Photographer Gemma Peanut compares the revolutionary new EOS R mirrorless camera with her faithful 5D Mark IV DSLR. Find out what she had to say here.
YouTube superstar Shae-Lee will give you her personal tips on how she started out as a beginner vlogger and ended up as a viral sensation while have a bit of fun along the way.
Find out what camera and travel gear you need to set off on your next trip with advice from adventure photographer Adam Jordan.
Canon Photographer Jay Collier has been working as a wildlife photographer in Africa since 2004. In this insightful guide Jay shares his favourite photography locations in Madagascar, along with advice on how to master the art of wildlife photography. Learn all about the 'Great Red Island' and its abundance of rare and beautifully bizarre wildlife.
Ever wondered how to take the perfect landscape shot? Have a look at these insightful tips from Emma, one of our Canon Photographers.
Bring your shots to life with this comprehensive guide to long exposure photography—includes tips on everything from camera gear and settings to working with ND filters and processing.
Canon Photographer Greg Sullavan shares his pro tips on photographing birds in action, with recommended cameras, lenses, settings and techniques.
Wide angle lenses explained in 18 seconds.
44 seconds to portrait heaven.
In 2017, photographer Neil Bloem packed up his life in Melbourne and moved across the world to arctic Norway. Trading his busy city life for the solitude of Northern Norway’s mountains, he now spends his days photographing the spectacular light show known as the Aurora Borealis (or Northern Lights).
With the launch of the EOS R, Canon’s first full-frame mirrorless camera and new RF lenses, here are the things you need to know about the latest chapter of innovation.
Short and sweet, macro explained.
Step up your macro photography skills with Grand Master photographer Jacqui Dean. Tips on everything from focus stacking to specialised gear and lighting.
Thinking of Stepping up to a Full Frame camera? Learn more about the Advantages of Canon Full Frame bodies with this article from Matt Vandeputte.
Learn the main differences between Mirrorless and DSLR cameras in this article. Find out which camera's best for you!
Stylist Jason Grant gives you some inspiration for your baby's room.
Liz Carlson, of Young Adventuress, talks about her time in Svalbard and shares her tips for capturing some impressive Polar Bear images.
Create a party photo booth with Creative Park
Learn the skills of Architecture Photography from an expert — Canon Photographer, Emma Desira.
Learn the skills of Family Photography from an expert — Canon Photographer, Jenn Cooper. Read more here.
Learn how to shoot Portrait Photography from an expert — Canon Photographer, Greg Sullavan.
Beef up your skills with astrophotographer Phil Hart’s tips for shooting a rare total solar eclipse.
Travel and Adventure Photographer Melissa Findley tested the new EOS 6D Mark II before it’s worldwide launch. Watch her experience here.
Liz Carlson from Young Adventuress shares her advice for doing winter photography right.
Gemma Peanut - professional photographer and storyteller - reviews Canon's New Guided Display. Discover why she's loving it in this article!
Find out everything you need to know about the new EOS 6D Mark II, and how it compares to the original EOS 6D.
Time-lapse filmmaker Matthew Vandeputte shares his Astrophotography tips for making your next shoot a success.
Angela and Jonathan Scott, reveal the top three 1D X Mark II features which impressed them. Read more here.
Professional Music Photographer Kane Hibberd has been shooting the biggest names in rock ’n’ roll for over a decade. Here he shares his concert photography tips, revealing everything from his equipment checklist to the techniques he uses to get the most out of each and every gig.
The Tales by Light Season 2 photographers—Stephen Dupont, Jonathan and Angela Scott, and Eric Cheng—have each mastered the art of powerful photography in their own way. Here they reveal what they believe is required to create an extraordinary image and what type of photographs truly moves them.
Underwater Photography Tips with Krystle Wright – Photographing Sperm Whales in the Azores
Learn how to capture beautiful photographs of your baby with tips from professional photographer Kelly Brown.
29 second explanation
Key difference explained in 39 seconds.
Rule of thirds explained in 32 seconds.
White balance explained in 36 seconds.
Focal length in 23 seconds.
In 19 seconds you'll know what a prime lens is…
Learn the basics in 46 seconds.
ISO in 39 seconds
5 - 20 second guide on how to change a lens
We'll explain aperture in 36 seconds.
Shutter speed in 34 seconds.
How to use a timer in 3 easy steps.
Filters explained in 39 seconds.
Try these five food photography pointers from Instagram star, Tara from Tara Milk Tea!
Start printing and displaying your photos to give any area of your home or office a fresh new look with our print inspiration series.
Capture the best of your holiday season with these top 6 tips from Canon Collective Ambassador, Colin Baker.
All light sources have a colour temperature or cast. Check out Daniel Linnet's tips on white balance and Speedlite gels to capture the perfect image.
Find out how Daniel Linnet uses multiple Speedlites to create his photographs.
Discover how simple it is to print your images from your smartphone and create a personal gallery at home.
Discover how to use your photography to make your child's room their own special space.
Jason Grant reveals how to find your decorating style in images.
Super stylist Mr Jason Grant reveals how he makes a house a home with his favourite images and a Canon PIXMA printer.
Dr. Chris Brown's travel photography tip #1: Be prepared to capture the unexpected when on the road.
Dr. Chris Brown shares his tips to shooting a great selfie at sunset on your travels.
Dr Chris Brown takes his love of travel to a winery to reveal a little bit about low light photography and portraits.
Learn to capture striking photos by the light of a campfire with Dr. Chris Brown.
Get more creative with your DSLR landscape photography with expert tips from two Canon Masters, Jackie Ranken and Mike Langford
Learn the basics of photography with your DSLR camera.
When you're an outdoor photographer, you need to be prepared for anything. See Krystle's tips on getting the best from your kit when shooting outdoors.
Canon Photographer, Jenn Cooper reveals tips to freeze the action and capture perfect memories.
Photographer Rob Dickinson shares the work behind this 48 stitch astro image.
Discover how easy it is to shoot in your compact's star modes for stunning night images.
Get insights from photographic guru, Eugene Tan as he reveals how to best capture powerful moving images.
Lonely Planet photographer Richard I'Anson reveals his secrets for successful travel photography including choosing your subject and rules of research.
Experiment with macro photography with Jackie Ranken's easy to follow expert tips.
Get on AV mode to capture the perfect sunrise with Jenn Cooper, from the Canon Collective. Handy tips on choosing the right depth of field and ISO.
Sunset photography exposure and composition made easy with these simple tips.
Get creative and experiment with light painting on your DSLR with this how-to guide for beginners.
Using a Canon Speedlite opens up a range of creative possibilities.
Learn to film brilliant, full, high-definition video on your Canon EOS DSLR in movie mode.
Discover the simple secrets to creating interesting photo compositions
Learn how to choose the right light to photograph beautiful portraits outdoors and on your travels.
Canon Photographer, Emma Desira shares tips for shooting black and white photographs.
Learn the art of being a street photographer and document real life as you see it with these tips for beginners.
Discover the secrets to shooting waterfalls and streams.
Greg Sullivan reveals his top tips to shoot light trails in manual mode, in this tutorial for beginners.
See how Photography Master, Daniel Linnet, works with Speedlites to get the perfect well-lit photograph.
Discover why the EOS 1D X Mark II is one of his favourite DSLR cameras for video on a shoot in Norway.
Prepare yourself for your first underwater photography shoot with these great tips.
Learn how to capture the energy, passion and action of live sport with professional sports photographer Phil Hillyard