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.
Professional product photographer and retoucher Reuben Looi, takes us through his top tips for product photography and the Canon gear you need.
Telephoto lenses allow you to zoom in close on subjects in the distance, making these types of lenses perfect for wildlife, sports, and vehicles.
Based in Wanaka, Astrophotographer Larryn Rae gives a comprehensive look into his best tips and techniques for taking incredible astrophotography, including top locations in New Zealand, his editing process and the gear and settings he uses.
Macro lenses allow you to capture the most intricate details of your subject, making these types of lenses perfect for plants, wildlife, product, portraits and even landscapes. Discover how to choose the perfect macro lens for your camera with our expert guide.
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.
Shooting sports photography with Kevin Clarke
Introducing the EOS R7 and EOS R10, Canon’s newest additions to the EOS R series, and the first APS-C cameras in the range.
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
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.
Anupam Singh mentors Thammarat in the art of portrait photography.
Photo journalist and videographer, Iain McGregor shares his experience shooting for Stuff Bio Diversity project.
Mark Horsburgh's First Impressions of the EOS R3
Let's take you through the features of Canon's best cameras for vlogging.
Phil Hillyard's First Impressions of the EOS R3
Follow along, as we take you through some tips to choose your very first beginner all-rounder lens.
Beauty content creator, Rose gives us a few tips and tricks on creating content on your own using the Canon Camera Connect App.
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 Caragh Fraser on Project Hiu, a shark conservation charity based in Indonesia.
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.
Alisha Lovrich is a sports photographer based in Auckland who is in the Athletics New Zealand team photographer, at the Olympics in Tokyo 2021.
Beauty Influencer & content creator, Judy gives us a few tips and tricks on product/flat lay photography using the Canon M50 Mark II.
Features on the Canon EOS R6 Morgan Hide has found useful for him as a concert and portrait photographer.
Alisha Lovrich, a professional Sports Photographer chats about how she started her journey in Athletics photography.
5 Beginner Tips to start your Toy Photography from photographer Perry Stehlin whose work has been featured by Star Wars and Star War Black Series
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.
Landscape Photographer Graeme Campbell details how to shoot Astro-Panoramas, Astro Panoramas are a great way to get more of the night sky into your photos and give a unique new perspective to a scene. View Photography Tips
Adding stars to your landscapes can take your photos to a new level by adding another element of interest into the frame. Learn how.
Photographers Jenny Gao and Marie Valencia experiment with night time blooms, creative lighting and macro photography
Professional fantasy photographer Tung Bien talks us through his tips and tricks for out of the box conceptual ideas can opens up endless possibilities when creating fantasy theme photos.
We take you through expert tips on building a visual brand identity through unique lifestyle product photography.
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
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 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
Autumn and winter are often a time of year when we naturally tend to stay inside, due to the cooler wet weather and shorter days. But winter can still be a great time of year for photographing fungi.
Learn how to get the best images of your Cafe and Restaurant adventures with the Canon NZ team.
Learn how to use back button focus with this step-by-step video guide by Canon Photographer Kass Brumley.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 Greg Sullavan shares his pro tips on photographing birds in action, with recommended cameras, lenses, settings and techniques.
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.
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!
Tips collated from our favourite photographers to capture your fur-babies. Images taken at Canon Collective event in Auckland, 13 August 2018.
Get in close when you’re far away. How to get exceptional results using a Canon telephoto lens.
Specially designed optics let you take sharp, extreme close-ups that give you a whole new perspective of the world.
A wide-angle lens enables you to get a much wider view. Here are some tips to getting creative results from your wide angle lens.
The basic principle involves leaving the shutter open for longer, let’s say for 5 seconds. Any light hitting the sensor during those 5 seconds will be displayed in your final image. This could be fire, car lights, stars or anything that moves and emits or reflects light.
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 how to shoot Portrait Photography from an expert — Canon Photographer, Greg Sullavan.
Learn the skills of Family Photography from an expert — Canon Photographer, Jenn Cooper. Read more here.
Learn how to take beautiful macro images using a few household items with renowned macro photographer Bryce McQuillan.
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
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
In 19 seconds you'll know what a prime lens is…
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5 - 20 second guide on how to change a lens
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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.
Food is such a big part of any travel adventure and Dr Chris Brown reveals his unique food photography secrets.
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.
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.
Discover the secrets to creating a beautiful bokeh effect with your DSLR camera in this creative video tutorial.
Experiment with macro photography with Jackie Ranken's easy to follow expert tips.
Sunset photography exposure and composition made easy with these simple tips.
Using a Canon Speedlite opens up a range of creative possibilities.
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.
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.
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.
Explore the Canon Lens Finder and find the right RF lens for you.Go to quiz