Instagram: A World Of Inspiration

In the world of photography, inspiration is a promise.
Challenging ourselves to see the world through a creative new way has provided platforms like Instagram as an inspiration source. The way we individually interpret the colours, shapes and textures that surround us in our everyday lives, are perceived differently throughout our photography.

Since we have so much […]

When to Use a Wide-Angle Lens

 
To paraphrase Forrest Gump, camera lenses can be like a box of chocolates; you never know which one to choose.
With so many lenses on the market these days, such as standard lenses, wide angle lenses, telephoto/superzoom lenses, macro lenses, aerial lenses and fisheye lenses to name a few, picking the right one for your photography […]

Our Top 5 Mirrorless Cameras for 2018

Mirrorless cameras, also known as compact system cameras, have improved significantly over the past decade.
Once inferior to DSLR cameras, newer mirrorless camera models now feel and shoot just like their mirrored DSLR cousins, but simply do away with the mirror mechanism. In other words, they can replicate the quality of DSLRs while being smaller, lighter […]

A Few Of Our Favourite Women Photographers

To celebrate International Women’s Day we decided it is about time that we share our favourite influential women photographers from around the world with you. From Landscape to Fashion, these ladies have sure left their footprint in photography.
Annie Leibovitz

“When I take a picture I take 10 percent of what I see”
With a career spanning over […]

Getting to know the Incredible Jenn Cooper

Who are The Canon Collective? They are a variety of hand-picked photographer extraordinaire’s that have been selected by Canon Australia to encourage and grow photography throughout our communities.
But, in light of International Women’s Day, we would like to introduce to you on one of Canon Collective’s female members and focus on her story as a […]

Jackie Ranken: The Woman Behind the Lens

Jackie Ranken is a stand out Landscape photographer that grew up in Australia and eventually move to New Zealand with her husband, whom she is the co-director with for the Queenstown Centre for Creative Arts. She has over 30 years photography experience and started her long career by capturing greyhounds at the local race track […]

Are Compact Cameras Worth It: A Case For & Against

With smartphone cameras constantly improving their picture quality, the debate has been raging on whether it’s even worth investing in a compact camera any more.
Thanks to smartphones, many people who traditionally would have always carried a compact camera in their bag have found it no longer necessary.
Yet compact cameras still serve a purpose […]

How to Use Polarizing Filters

For DSLR and mirrorless camera owners, there is one simple piece of equipment that can make a huge difference to the images you take.
It will give you better, brighter, and more saturated colours. It can let you see through glass without those annoying reflections. It brings to life water scenes, improves the look of […]

Exciting new DJI Mavic Air

DJI reveal the exciting new Mavic Air drone at an exciting event at Luna Park in Sydney.
Extreme portability coupled with superior technology in a package designed to go anywhere, check out this video for a sneak peek.

See the full range of DJI products here.
Available in February 2018, if you’re interested in this amazing drone you […]

How to Photograph Seascapes

man standing on beach

Seascape photography can be as varied as the coast itself. Wherever the earth meets the sea, you’ve got the opportunity to capture a wide variety of landscapes, from those perfect blue tropical scenes to stormy skies and crashing waves. Given all these possibilities, you can also create some pretty dynamic images.
Much of what you photograph, […]