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.
Content creator, Ellie Watson, is here to put our lightweight mirrorless EOS R100 through it's paces, shooting family photography, video content and more.
Prime lenses ideal for producing high-quality, sharp images with better low-light performance making these types of lenses perfect for portraits and travel.
Unlock the secrets of stunning product photography with pro tips from photographer, Reuben Looi. Master lighting, composition, styling, editing and more.
Telephoto lenses allow you to zoom in close on subjects in the distance, making these types of lenses perfect for wildlife, sports, and vehicles.
Professional astrophotographer, Larryn Rae, gives us a comprehensive look into his best tips and techniques for taking incredible astrophotography, including top locations around Australia, his editing process and the gear and settings he uses.
We asked members from the Blak Lens to share their experiences and advice for photographers looking to capture First Nations related content. Blak Lens is a community made collective of established, emerging and aspiring First Nations photographers and videographers across Australia.
We invited content creator Daniel Formosa (aka @mosashoots) to try out the EOS R8 full-frame mirrorless camera and to get his first impressions.
Wide angle lenses allow you to capture more of the scene in your image, making these types of lenses perfect for architecture, large crowds and landscapes. Discover how to choose the perfect wide-angle lens for your camera with our expert guide.
Open up the possibilities with superb creativity on-the-go, taking your photos and videos to the next level.
Expanding on Canon’s APS-C EOS R series range of cameras, the EOS R50 is a great next step from your smartphone, offering an edge with stand-out photos and videos.
Are you ready to master camera settings and modes? We’ll explain everything from AV and TV modes, to white balance to focus modes so you are confident using them in the right scenario.
The EOS R6 Mark II comes with new advantages, mainly in its video capabilities. The sensor delivers outstanding detail with 24.2MP, compared to the 20.1MP of the EOS R6.
Telephoto photography featuring RF 800mm f/11 IS STM with Bryce McQuillan.
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.
The EOS R10 has some of our best tech and innovation packed into a tiny body. Here's just ten of our favourite features from this APS-C mirrorless camera.
There's so much to love about the EOS R7. Take a look at ten of our favourite features from the first APS-C sensor camera in our mirrorless range.
Photographer and videographer, Denys Black, get's hands on with our first APS-C sensor mirrorless camera - the EOS R7.
Learn out how to quickly set up your camera to shoot content that is TikTok ready
In this article Rachel Stewart runs through the main features of the Canon EOS R5, and comparisons with the EOS 5D Mark IV.
Get to know your PowerShot PICK with Jas from Canon Australia. We'll take you through some great tips to get you started.
Matt Cherubino shares aerial photography tips using the EOS R5.
Whether vlogging roadtrips or photographing family frolics, these cameras are perfect for capturing your summer highlights! Which will you choose?
Mark Horsburgh's First Impressions of the EOS R3
Let's take you through the features of Canon's best cameras for vlogging.
Follow along, as we take you through some tips to choose your very first beginner all-rounder lens.
Photographer Caragh Fraser on Project Hiu, a shark conservation charity based in Indonesia.
Today, we are taking a dive into how Bryce McQuillan, a professional Macro photographer find subjects to shoot in his backyard featuring, the Canon RF 100mm F2.8L macro USM.
Photographer, Michael Haluwana shares expertise in aerial photography and videography including tips on everything from staying safe, to choosing the best gear and settings for the job.
With its ground-breaking specs and capabilities, the EOS R3 is a dependable workhorse that will inspire even the most demanding of professionals. From its revolutionary new Eye Control AF to its powerhouse back-illuminated sensor, we dive into everything you need to know about the EOS R3.
Find out about the differences between EOS R3, EOS-1D X Mark III and EOS R5
The EOS R3 is the first EOS digital camera to provide the ground-breaking Eye Control Auto Focus function.
There's no denying the power in print. We dive into 5 super easy print ideas that can help market your business and boost business relationships.
Discover the camera gear and settings you’ll need to photograph storm clouds, lightening, thunderstorms and wild, wild weather.
How do you nail a super sharp image in a low light situation? Professional photographer Julian Lallo guides you through his 6 top tips and tricks to producing beautiful photography with very little light.
Post-Production Workflow Tips With Pro Photographer Tom Noske
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Skyrocket your astrophotography skills with tips from award-winning astrophotographer, Phil Hart.
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.
Canon Photographer Jenn Cooper shares her 8 favourite locations to shoot photos and videos in New South Wales
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.
The annual Vivid Festival is back for 2023 – bigger and better than ever before! Vivid Sydney has become one of Australia’s best winter attractions.
Find the best Canon camera system for your shooting style with this detailed review video from Canon Photographer Jenn Cooper.
On Tuesday 27th April, we’ll get to enjoy a rare and beautiful sight— a super 'pink' moon, 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.
From detailed specs to key features and functions, this is everything you need to know about the EOS RP full frame mirrorless camera.
Learn how to light and pose your pets like a pro with these tips from Canon Photographer Jenn Cooper
Give your photography skills a boost with these practical tips from the Canon community.
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.
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).
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.
Learn the main differences between Mirrorless and DSLR cameras in this article. Find out which camera's best for you!
We sat down with the queen of surf photography to pick her brain for tips and tricks to shooting in the sea.
Liz Carlson, of Young Adventuress, talks about her time in Svalbard and shares her tips for capturing some impressive Polar Bear images.
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.
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.
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.
Kim Tucci knows about the importance of capturing life with babies better than most—she has five of them! Kim’s the mum of one-year-old quintuplets with three older siblings
29 second explanation
Rule of thirds explained in 32 seconds.
White balance explained in 36 seconds.
When to use each - explained in 34 seconds.
Learn the basics in 46 seconds.
Key difference explained in 39 seconds.
ISO in 39 seconds
Focal length in 23 seconds.
5 - 20 second guide on how to change a lens
When to use a fish-eye lens, in 23 seconds.
How to use a timer in 3 easy steps.
Filters explained in 39 seconds.
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Shutter speed in 34 seconds.
Check out Canon Photographer Greg Sullavan's tips and tricks to shooting and editing extreme panoramic images in Adobe Lightroom.
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.
Although using a Speedlite on-camera can give you some amazing results, the real fun doesn’t begin until you take the flash off the camera.
Dr. Chris Brown's travel photography tip #1: Be prepared to capture the unexpected when on the road.
Food is such a big part of any travel adventure and Dr Chris Brown reveals his unique food photography secrets.
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
Four in five Australian students print out their work as a study aid.
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.
Discover the secrets to creating a beautiful bokeh effect with your DSLR camera in this creative video tutorial.
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.
Discover the incredible world of aerial photography and capture images from angles never seen before with these smart drone photography tips for beginners.
Learn how to choose the right light to photograph beautiful portraits outdoors and on your travels.
Tips to choose the right lens to shoot sports and wildlife photography with impact.
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.
Professional photographer Simon Devitt reveals what is behind his favourite architectural images
Vogue fashion photographer Georges Antoni reveals the secrets to shooting fashion.
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