- Simple tips for professional portraits
The great thing about a portrait lens (or prime lens) is its ability to take those amazing shots with your subject in sharp focus, while the background is blurred out with a beautiful soft-focus
Prime lenses allow you to shoot quality professional portraits with maximum aperture and advanced optics.
Originally from Cape Town, South Africa. The now Nelson based NZ pro photographer, Sven Martin, initially started shooting as a hobby in the skateboard industry while living in California, but his passion for mountain biking soon saw him travelling to some of the biggest races around the world, including the World Cup and Enduro World Series. In 2008, Sven decided to combine his love of action sports with photography to pursue it full time as a career and hasn’t looked back since. One of the top cycling photographers in the industry, being a professional rider in the past, has helped him develop a certain style and edge in his images as he knows the exact shots to get in order to create that emotional connection with the viewer.
Lily Ahmad-Davis from Auckland was announced as this year’s winner of the Duval Scholarship. Supported by Canon. She wins Canon camera equipment, as well as a day of mentoring with Virginia Woolf, one of Canon’s Professional Masters.
The Duval Scholarship was set up in memory of Louis Duval. Ella Batten, winner of 2022 was mentored by award winning photographer, Jo Frances.
Phil Hillyard has captured countless iconic sports moments across 30 seasons of AFL. We go behind the scenes with the Sydney Swans at the Sydney Cricket Ground for a game of Friday night footy.
Recipient of the Canon Professional Grant, Camilla Rutherford, transformed her 'one-day' photography project, into a 'today' project, focused on regenerative agriculture.
Amber Jones, a passionate underwater photographer’s experiences Oita in Japan 2019.
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.
We sat down with Amber Jones from @amberandfriends_photography to talk about her passion for the ocean, sharks and how sharing this world through her imagery has helped spread the word on shark conservation and research.
Behind every powerful image, is a powerful story. In this new three-part documentary series, go behind the lens with Angela and Johnathan Scott from Big Cat Diary, underwater photographer and publisher of WetPixel Eric Cheng, and war photographer Stephen Dupont.
Follow photographers from Australia and around the world as they push the limits of their craft. This series is produced, directed and shot by Abraham Joffe in collaboration with Canon Australia.
Uniting exploration, photography and the natural world, Tales by Light offers a rare glimpse into the eyes and minds of some of Australia and the world’s best photographic storytellers.