Everything to Know About Camera Lenses

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Camera lenses are arguably the most important part of your camera setup. They control the image projected onto your imaging sensor, acting like your eyes into the world of photography and ultimately shaping the photos you take.
A new lens offers such amazing potential and possibility, but choosing the best type of lens for your camera […]

The Portrait Photography Equipment You Need in Your Camera Bag

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The power of portrait photography lies in capturing the personality and individuality of your subjects. Creative portrait photography takes plenty of practice, skill and patience. But, to some extent, it also comes down to what portrait photography equipment you’re using.
From cameras and lenses to studio lighting set-ups, here are the essential portrait photography equipment pieces you […]

Your Camera’s Autofocus Explained

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Most photographers will be familiar with autofocus (AF), the system commonly found in modern cameras that helps you take crystal clear images with ease. On some cameras, it’s that amazing clarity you suddenly get when you half click down on the shutter button.
Understanding how autofocus works is crucial knowledge that can allow you to take […]

Cameras vs Camcorders: Which is Best for Video?

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The ability to capture video on cameras and camcorders has advanced a lot in recent times. Nowadays, cameras can take breathtaking video and camcorders can capture some great stills.
With these advances, it can be difficult to figure out which option is best for you. Whether you’re planning to be the next Scorsese or the next […]

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 […]