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.
We take you through expert tips on building a visual brand identity through unique lifestyle product photography.
Astrophotographer Matt Vandeputte shares tips on the best camera gear and settings to use when capturing the magic of the night sky.
Timelapse photographer Matthew Vandeputte explains how to develop your brand and build a loyal following as a photographer.
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 edit professional-looking video sequences in Adobe Premiere Pro with these tips from Melbourne-based filmmaker 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
Learn how the Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6 full frame mirrorless cameras stack up against each other. Tech, specs, features, functions and more.
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.
Learn what tools, tech and colours you need to set up a productive home office working environment.
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 captures in Western Australia.
Geneva from Collective Gen shows you how to create a personalised flip photo calendar using your favourite photos so you can enjoy the memories all year round. Make a statement in your house using your favourite pictures and only a few materials.
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
Professional lifestyle and wedding photographer Gemma Peanut pits the new Canon EOS 90D against the trusty 80D. Find out what she had to say here.
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.
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.
Dive into the camera bag of adventure photographer and Canon Master, Krystle Wright to see how her kit's evolved over a decade of nomadic expeditions.
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 Jay Collier and Neal Walters share their 5 favourite locations to shoot photos and videos in Victoria
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.
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.
Get creative with your Canon CP1300 Selphy photo printer. Pro tips and ideas from Blueberry Co. founder and designer Chloe Watts.
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.
Sean Scott is one of Australia’s leading travel photographers, but how did he get started and what’s in his kit? Find out here.
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
Find the best Canon camera system for your shooting style with this detailed review video from Canon Photographer Jenn Cooper.
On Thursday 21 March, we’ll get to enjoy the brightest, closest ‘supermoon’ since 1948. And it won’t be back until 2034, so grab your cameras and let’s get shooting!
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.
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.
Fashion photographer Emily Abay and her crew head to Sunstudios in Sydney to put the new Canon EOS R Mirrorless System through its paces.
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.
Tight on time? Check out this 21 second explanation.
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).
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.
Learn how to shoot amazing lifestyle stock photography with these tips from Getty Images.
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.
We sat down with the queen of surf photography to pick her brain for tips and tricks to shooting in the sea.
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 capture the magic of weddings with photography tips from professional wedding photographer Ryan Schembri.
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.
Lifestyle and Landscape Photographer Alex Spurway test-drives the new EOS 6D Mark II.
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.
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.
Focal length in 23 seconds.
Learn the basics in 46 seconds.
When to use each - explained in 34 seconds.
In 19 seconds you'll know what a prime lens is…
Key difference explained in 39 seconds.
29 second explanation
White balance explained in 36 seconds.
How to use a tripod in 3 simple steps
5 - 20 second guide on how to change a lens
We'll explain aperture in 36 seconds.
When to use a fish-eye lens, in 23 seconds.
How to use a timer in 3 easy steps.
Shutter speed in 34 seconds.
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.
Let your photos tell a story with wall art tips from Jason Grant.
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.
Learn to capture striking photos by the light of a campfire with Dr. Chris Brown.
Dr Chris Brown takes his love of travel to a winery to reveal a little bit about low light photography and portraits.
Dr. Chris Brown shares his tips to shooting a great selfie at sunset on your travels.
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.
Tips and shots from some of Instagram's finest flat lay specialists as they get together to celebrate all that is summer.
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.
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 incredible world of aerial photography and capture images from angles never seen before with these smart drone photography tips for beginners.
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.
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
Learn about the different types of EF, EF-S, EF-M and RF lenses and find out which will work best for you and your camera.
Google Cloud Print enables you to remotely print, copy or scan at the push of a button.
In three steps you'll be on your way to printing wirelessly to your PIXMA from your PC.