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.
Let's take you through the features of Canon's best cameras for vlogging.
Phil Hillyard's First Impressions of the EOS R3
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
Give yourself an edge when entering photography awards with these tips from Steph and Maurice of Two Blushing Pilgrims.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 Jay Collier and Neal Walters share their 5 favourite locations to shoot photos and videos in Victoria
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Beef up your skills with astrophotographer Phil Hart’s tips for shooting a rare total solar eclipse.
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.
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
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
How to use a tripod in 3 simple steps
Rule of thirds explained in 32 seconds.
Key difference explained in 39 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
We'll explain aperture in 36 seconds.
When to use a fish-eye lens, in 23 seconds.
Shutter speed in 34 seconds.
How to use a timer in 3 easy steps.
Try these five food photography pointers from Instagram star, Tara from Tara Milk Tea!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 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.
Learn how to capture the energy, passion and action of live sport with professional sports photographer Phil Hillyard