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.
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.
The EOS R3 is the first EOS digital camera to provide the ground-breaking Eye Control Auto Focus function.
Give yourself an edge when entering photography awards with these tips from Steph and Maurice of Two Blushing Pilgrims.
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.
From natural light to high-speed flash, give your wedding photography a boost with lighting tips from James Simmons.
Post-Production Workflow Tips With Pro Photographer Tom Noske
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.
Astrophotographer Matt Vandeputte shares tips on the best camera gear and settings to use when capturing the magic of the night sky.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn how to photograph the dazzling displays at Vivid Sydney with these simple tips from the Canon Collective
Wondering which are the best Canon lenses for you? We reached out to our community to ask which is their go-to lens, and what it is that keeps them going back for more.
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
Give your photography skills a boost with these practical tips from the Canon community.
Find out what camera and travel gear you need to set off on your next trip with advice from adventure photographer Adam Jordan.
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!
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 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.
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.
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
How to use a tripod in 3 simple steps
White balance explained in 36 seconds.
Rule of thirds explained in 32 seconds.
When to use each - explained in 34 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.
Filters explained in 39 seconds.
How to use a timer in 3 easy steps.
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.
Find out how Daniel Linnet uses multiple Speedlites to create his photographs.
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.
Food is such a big part of any travel adventure and Dr Chris Brown reveals his unique food photography secrets.
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.
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.
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.
Tips to choose the right lens to shoot sports and wildlife photography with impact.
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
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.