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A young woman with thick dark hair and wearing a high-necked woollen coat stares straight at the camera, her arms folded across her chests. ARTICLE

Tips for taking striking headshots

From mastering lighting to making your subject feel at ease – photographer Ivan Weiss on capturing modern headshots with Canon's EOS R System.

27 lis 2021
A model bends over backwards, her arms in the air, while photographer Eliška Sky crouches behind her to capture the shot. ARTICLE

How far would you go to get the shot?

Meet Jake Baggaley, Sharon Cosgrove and Eliška Sky: three image-makers pushing creativity to the absolute limit.

26 lis 2021
A footballer in green attempting to tackle a footballer in white, on a pitch with houses visible in the background. ARTICLE

Capturing the intensity of local football with the Canon EOS R3

Canon Ambassador Molly Darlington tried out the trailblazing mirrorless camera, going back to her roots to shoot a non-league football game.

25 lis 2021
Candid Conversations: Christian Ziegler and Marc Albiac Article

Candid Conversations: animal magic

Wildlife photographers Christian Ziegler and Marc Albiac discuss photographing rare animals, camera traps and the importance of conservation.

24 ruj 2021
Canon's three professional f/2.8 RF lenses: RF 15-35MM F2.8L IS USM, RF 24-70MM F2.8L IS USM and RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM. ARTICLE

Expert view: should you switch to RF lenses?

Why switch from EF to RF lenses? Canon expert Mike Burnhill explores some of the benefits and compares EF lenses and their RF counterparts.

20 lis 2021
An image taken from above of a young girl in a denim dress happily playing on a swing. She is leaning backwards and her eyes are closed. ARTICLE

Five challenges facing student photographers

Leading professionals from across the industry discuss the issues affecting today's young photographers and how they can be overcome.

18 lis 2021

A seated singer on the set of a music video receives instructions from the director. A woman in a short pink dress lies on a rug and another woman in a yellow top adjusts a glass.

Future filmmakers: making a name for yourself

From building a brand to embracing new technology, three young creatives explain how to carve out a career in film.

28 Jun 2021


An aerial image of a flock of birds in a v-shaped formation flying across large wetlands in Tuscany, Italy. ARTICLE

A different perspective: places and events from above

Aerial photographer Massimo Sestini on why and how he shoots landscapes and even breaking news from hundreds of metres in the air.

15 lis 2021
A green aurora lights up the sky above a mountain, the milky way visible next to it. ARTICLE

Dancing lights and lava flows captured on the EOS R6

From the auroras in Finland to an Icelandic volcano, find out how Canon's full-frame mirrorless camera coped with the world's natural wonders.

14 lis 2021
A technician on a step-ladder adjusts one of a large number of lights and camera arrays positioned in a circle around a flat scissor lift. ARTICLE

3D photogrammetry: turning photos into 3D models

Find out how arrays of Canon EOS cameras are being used to create lifelike 3D models for video games, movies, manufacturing and art.

12 lis 2021
A black-and-white image of a cheetah walking in the shadow of a large tree. ARTICLE

Chris Packham: binoculars, cameras, ethics and me

The popular TV presenter and author, together with his stepdaughter and fellow presenter Megan McCubbin, discuss observing and photographing nature.

04 lis 2021
Deborah Corn and Cathy Bittner stand with microphones in front of a photography display stand in a large exhibition hall. ARTICLE

In conversation with Deborah Corn

"There are some experiences you cannot recreate by scrolling through an image library!" Industry maestro Deborah Corn shares her passion for print.

04 lis 2021
A dark-haired boy wearing kickboxing gloves stands against a black background, his fists raised to his face and chest in a fighting stance. ARTICLE

Kickboxing reportage with the EOS R3

How Canon's latest high-speed mirrorless camera enabled photojournalist Nikolai Linares to document a young boy's fight for sporting success.

01 lis 2021

Four photographers and filmmakers hold their Canon cameras, enjoying their work.

Shutter Stories: catch up on every episode

Canon's podcast delves deep into the art and business of photography. Subscribe now for new episodes fortnightly.

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30 Mar 2020


Photographer Acacia Johnson sits in a grounded light aircraft, smiling and looking out of the open door. ARTICLE

Supporting life in rural Alaska: photographing bush pilots

Meet the 2021 Canon Female Photojournalist Grant winner who will be documenting this vital service.

01 lis 2021
A cyclist is captured in mid air, silhouetted against a smoky orange background, with silhouetted trees and rocks in the foreground. ARTICLE

The best cameras and lenses for sports photography

Sports photographers Jorge Ferrari and Jean-baptiste Liautard reveal their favourite kit for capturing great sports photos.

23 ruj 2021
A Canon PIXMA PRO-200 prints out an image of an orangutan swinging upside down from a branch. ARTICLE

"Print is the best way to spread the message"

Wildlife photographer Maxime Aliaga wants to save the orangutan – discover how his spectacular prints are helping to promote conservation.

22 ruj 2021
A Kentish plover running across a beach, backlit to highlight the grains of sand kicked up by its feet. ARTICLE

Too small, too fast, even for the Canon EOS R3?

Can the EOS R3's amazing Animal AF capture the tiny, skittish bird that's eluded other cameras? Wildlife photographer Bruno D’Amicis finds out.

14 ruj 2021
Waves lap gently at two rock formations against a burnt orange sky. ARTICLE

The best Canon lenses for landscape photography

What makes a world class lens for landscapes? Canon Ambassador Valtteri Hirvonen, who specialises in capturing pristine wildernesses, shares his thoughts.

15 ruj 2021
A male photographer looks through the viewfinder of a Canon EOS R3 with a long lens attached. ARTICLE

Using the Canon EOS R3's amazing Eye Control AF

Find out all about this great feature of the Canon EOS R3 and how it can set or switch the AF point by detecting what you're looking at.

14 ruj 2021

The craft behind the lens

The craft behind the lens

Get the lowdown on the history of Canon’s L-series lenses, the design of the new EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens, and why top photographers rely on the range.

31 Jul 2017


A man stands on a raised platform above a sandy racetrack holding a Canon EOS R3 with a super-telephoto lens attached. ARTICLE

Up to speed with Canon's RF super-telephoto lenses

See motorsports photographer Vladimir Rys put the RF 400mm F2.8L IS USM and RF 600mm F4L IS USM lenses through their paces on a rally car shoot.

14 ruj 2021
A red rally car fills the frame, dust and dirt from the road billowing up behind it. ARTICLE

Going off-road with the Canon EOS R3

Motorsports photographer Vladimir Rys tries out the Canon EOS R3's groundbreaking racing car tracking AF on his first electric rally car shoot.

14 ruj 2021
A Kentish plover running across a beach, backlit to highlight the grains of sand kicked up by its feet. ARTICLE

Too small, too fast, even for the Canon EOS R3?

Can the EOS R3's amazing Animal AF capture the tiny, skittish bird that's eluded other cameras? Wildlife photographer Bruno D’Amicis finds out.

14 ruj 2021
The best cameras and lenses for wildlife photography ARTICLE

The best cameras and lenses for wildlife photography

Bird photographer Markus Varesvuo and African wildlife specialist Marina Cano reveal their favourite kit for producing stunning images of the natural world.

16 ruj 2021
How to use 3D LUTs on the Canon EOS C70 ARTICLE

How to use 3D LUTs on the Canon EOS C70

The EOS C70's Look File function enables you to apply 3D LUTs to your videos for outstanding creative control. Find out how they work and how to set them up.

10 kol 2021
A woman wearing a blue shirt films with a Canon XF605 camcorder in a field of tall grass. ARTICLE

A versatile video partner: meet the Canon XF605

Filmmakers Nina Stevens and Charles Rare put Canon's XF series camcorder to the test in a variety of situations – find out how it fared.

06 ruj 2021

Yann Arthus-Bertrand: the filming of Woman

Yann Arthus-Bertrand: the filming of Woman

Meet renowned filmmaker Yann Arthus-Bertrand and discover how his team carried out powerful interviews and met technical challenges on his documentary, Woman.

08 Mar 2019


In a studio, a Canon EOS camera on a tripod faces a glass table with a single red trainer on it. A man is viewing the image of the shoe in software on his monitor. ARTICLE

Canon's EOS Digital SDK explained

Discover how the remote shooting possibilities of EOS and PowerShot cameras can be unlocked using Canon's Software Development Kit.

02 ruj 2021
Two men stand on a docked wooden boat with a large body of water behind them. One is adjusting a Canon EOS C500 Mark II camera, the other is pointing into the distance. ARTICLE

Exploring the magic of Canon cinema lenses

Multi-award-winning DoP Martin Christ looks back over a career accompanied by Canon.

01 ruj 2021
A black and white image of a huge great white shark breaching the ocean surface. ARTICLE

High risk, high reward: Chris Fallows on photographing sharks

Wildlife photographer and Canon Ambassador Chris Fallows talks about his love of sharks, and how he made a remarkable discovery about their behaviour.

01 ruj 2021
The story behind Canon's white lenses ARTICLE

The evolution of Canon's white lenses

Canon's telephoto lenses are instantly recognisable thanks to their white paint, but why is it white? Discover the story behind the coating.

24 kol 2021
A view looking up into a canopy of trees, with hundreds of black-and-orange butterflies flying around. ARTICLE

One shoot. Three cameras. Millions of butterflies.

Pascal Maitre, best known for documentary photography, reveals how he overcame the technical demands of capturing mass butterfly migration.

07 ruj 2021
A black and white image of multiple families inside a large tent, with children eating and clothes hanging from lines. ARTICLE

Candid Conversations: shooting away from the action

Industry stalwart Paolo Pellegrin and rising star Ksenia Kuleshova talk storytelling, technological advances and the importance of community.

19 kol 2021
What makes a good live streaming camera? ARTICLE

What makes a good live streaming camera?

From accurate autofocus to quality sound recording, discover the five Canon camera features that can help make your live streams a success.

18 kol 2021
Give your printed portfolio a professional edge ARTICLE

Give your printed portfolio a professional edge

Even on a student budget, you can stand out from the crowd with a printed portfolio that does full justice to your photographic skills.

17 kol 2021
A French Foreign Legion soldier, in full uniform, sleeps sitting up inside an armoured vehicle. ARTICLE

How do we combat misinformation in photojournalism?

Manipulated and 'deepfake' images are on the rise, but how much of a threat do they really pose? Three industry experts give their views.

17 kol 2021
How flash can enhance your reportage ARTICLE

How flash can enhance your reportage

Canon Ambassador Fabio Mirulla explains how the innovative flash techniques he uses for wedding photography can also apply to photojournalism.

12 kol 2021
A top-down shot showing several rows of white helmeted police officers blocking the path of a group of protesters carrying purple and pink banners. ARTICLE

Combining work and studies: Emirkan Cörüt

The photography student, agency photographer and Canon Ambassador shares his tips for making it as a photojournalist while still at university.

23 kol 2021
The interior of a flooded cave with thousands of stalactites illuminated by blue lights. ARTICLE

Expert view: switching to full-frame

Product Marketing Manager John Maurice on the questions you should ask yourself when considering the move to a full-frame camera system.

06 kol 2021
A camera crew filming two actors beside the sea: a Victorian gentleman in a top hat and cape leaning over to talk to a young girl. ARTICLE

Shooting Sea Dragon with Sumire Primes

How the cinematic look of the Canon Sumire Primes gave DoP Clemens Majunke the vintage aesthetic to shoot a pre-Victorian narrative.

26 velj 2021
Discover five lessons Canon Ambassador Jérôme Gence has learned while documenting our digital world. ARTICLE

Jérôme Gence's five documentary tips

His stories on the impact of new technology have made him a much sought-after documentary photographer. Jérôme Gence offers his best advice.

02 kol 2021
A Canon EOS C500 Mark II with a Canon CN-E50mm T1.3 FP X Sumire Prime lens. ARTICLE

Shooting Cyn with Canon Sumire Primes

Cinematographer Tania Freimuth on how Canon's Sumire Prime lenses helped to bring John Lennon's first wife, Cynthia, out from under his shadow.

04 ožu 2021
Car light trails in evening light across a curved bridge, its supports and the ground below completely obscured by thick, cloud-like fog. ARTICLE

Redline Challenge: the winner

From 36,000, to 20, to 1… Discover the story behind the winning Light in the Dark-themed image.

26 srp 2021
Photographer Sanjay Jogia studies an image printed by a Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300. On the desk in front of the printer are several other prints. ARTICLE

The best printing software for pro photographers

Leading wedding photographer Sanjay Jogia reveals the best software for creating exceptional prints.

22 srp 2021
Filming and grading for HDR video ARTICLE

Filming and grading for HDR video

Filming for HDR delivery? Experts reveal which Canon cameras are best for HDR video, why good exposure is key, and how to plan an HDR workflow.

21 srp 2021
Life at 100 knots: filming high-speed powerboats ARTICLE

Life at 100 knots: filming high-speed powerboats

DoP Jonathan Constantinou paired an EOS C300 Mark II with a CN-E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S lens to create a stabilised single-operator system.

07 lis 2020
A man sits alone in a darkened studio with multiple views of him visible on the monitor attached to the camera in front of him. ARTICLE

How remote production kept filmmakers going

Two filmmakers share how global lockdowns forced them to innovate to keep their productions moving – and what this could mean for the future.

15 srp 2021
Giacomo Frittelli on filming a documentary on a remote Arctic island ARTICLE

Giacomo Frittelli on filming a documentary on a remote Arctic island

How the DOP battled the Arctic elements to create a compelling series with a stylish cinematic vision

04 lis 2018
What makes a winning sports portrait? ARTICLE

What makes a winning sports portrait?

Canon Ambassador Łukasz Skwiot explains his approach to sports portraiture and shares key industry advice for succeeding in the genre.

12 srp 2021
How to get into sports photography: pro tips ARTICLE

How to get into sports photography: pro tips

From the best kit to what makes a brilliant shot, three pros share 15 top tips for turning a hobby into a career in sports photography.

09 srp 2021
A mirror image of a rider making a daring leap with his arms held aloft. The forest background is bathed in blue light. ARTICLE

Seeing double: the story behind this incredible image

Find out how extreme sports photographer Jb Liautard created this striking action shot with Speedlites, a mirror and a Canon EOS R5.

07 srp 2021
A Canon Sumire Prime cine lens in use on a cine camera on location. ARTICLE

Sumire Primes: soft, subtle and beautiful bokeh

The cinematic prime lens family that brings a more organic look to the latest high-resolution digital cameras across the Cinema EOS range.

04 ruj 2020
A black and white image of two enormous religious statues on a hillside with people gathered around and touching them. ARTICLE

Experts share how to impress with your photography portfolio

Three industry pros share their tips on preparing the perfect photography portfolio, from choosing the right images to presentation.

05 srp 2021
Carli Lloyd, captain of the US women's national football team, lifts a glittering gold trophy above her head as her teammates celebrate in a shower of confetti. ARTICLE

How to break into sports photography

Sports photographer Molly Darlington shares her six essential tips for young photographers wanting to forge a path in sports.

02 srp 2021
Canon's cinema lens range explained ARTICLE

Canon's cinema lens range explained

Canon cine lenses are the culmination of 50 years of experience in cinema lens design. But which Cine Prime or Cine Zoom is right for you?

11 pro 2020
Filmmaker and activist Jack Harries leans on a wooden table setting up a shot with his Canon camera rigged with a mic. ARTICLE

What matters to future filmmakers?

Embracing challenges, collaboration and moving beyond the gatekeepers, young creatives Ashleigh Jadee, Jack Harries and Irene Cruz are pushing the boundaries of film.

28 lip 2021
Director Meji Alabi instructs singer Wizkid on the set of his latest music video, while a woman in a short pink dress lies on a rug and another woman in a yellow top adjusts a glass. ARTICLE

Making a name in the film world

Three rising stars in the film industry share how they built their brands and platforms, from seeking mentorship through to developing a unique style.

28 lip 2021
A Canon EOS C70 camera mounted vertically to film a seated woman in portrait mode. ARTICLE

Is social media reshaping the filmmaking landscape?

Four industry insiders debate the impact of social media on the film world, from the quality of content to what technical skills you can learn on TikTok.

28 lip 2021
A selection of student portfolio images laid out on a table. ARTICLE

How to pitch to photo editors – insider tips

Want to get published? Four professional photo editors reveal the dos and don'ts of successful story pitching.

24 lip 2021
Two fencers sparring in a room lit dimly with fluorescent lighting, one wearing a black mask, the other a silver one. ARTICLE

Creative colour: how Canon Log enhances filmmaking

Cinematographer Ivan D'Antonio describes how he uses Canon Log to get the best from his cameras, refine his footage and realise his personal vision.

22 lip 2021
A Canon Cinema EOS camera films a young man with short blond hair lying on the floor. An enormous, yellow Burmese python is coiled around his raised arm. ARTICLE

How to make a music video

Canon Ambassadors Nana and Juhana Simelius share their eight tips for recording memorable music promos using a combination of Canon EOS Cinema and stills cameras.

17 lip 2021
The best kit for product photography ARTICLE

The best kit for product photography

An indispensable guide to the best Canon EOS cameras and lenses for product photography – whether you're shooting macro, lifestyle or large volumes of fashion shots.

16 lip 2021
A man filming on a mountain in the Swiss Alps with a Canon Cinema EOS camera. ARTICLE

Filming BASE jumping with Canon Cinema EOS

Director Regan Hall shares how the EOS C500 Mark II, EOS C300 Mark III and EOS R5 offered a new perspective on shooting extreme sportspeople.

11 lip 2021
A man taking a photograph with a Canon camera and lens on the side of a snowy mountain. ARTICLE

Getting the shot and getting it home: photo storage tips

Shooting an unrepeatable moment? Make sure you can bring the shot back safely with our tips for image storage, transfer and recovery on the go.

08 lip 2021
A young man in casual dress crouching on a pavement photographing a man in checkered trousers and white trainers. ARTICLE

Success after student life: Otis Tree

Young filmmaker Otis Tree shares his insights into how to hit the professional ground running straight out of university.

03 lip 2021
A large number of footballs in varying states of decay are pictured, as if floating, against a black background. ARTICLE

Creating art from plastic pollution

Find out how Mandy Barker uses plastic waste to create her beautiful but shocking images highlighting plastic pollution in the world's oceans.

01 lip 2021
Travel photography: the best Canon kit revealed ARTICLE

Travel photography: the best Canon kit revealed

Which are the best cameras and lenses for travel photography? Canon Ambassadors Ulla Lohmann and Jérôme Gence share their indispensable gear.

31 svi 2021
A road network at night with red and white light trails caused by the long exposure, shot from a bridge passing over two roads and a train track. ARTICLE

Redline Challenge: meet the judges

Meet the panel of experts who will be picking the best 'Light in the Dark' shot and find out what they look for in a prizewinning image.

28 svi 2021
A professional home photography studio containing a laptop, a large screen showing a photograph of a woman in a blue veil, a Canon camera and several Canon printers. ARTICLE

The best printers for creating professional prints

Acclaimed pro photographer and print specialist Clive Booth and two Canon experts guide you through their choice of PIXMA PRO and imagePROGRAF printers.

27 svi 2021
A man in winter clothing on a snowy mountainside with a Canon XF705 camcorder. ARTICLE

Complete your video line-up with a camcorder

Filmmaker Sébastien Devaud on the key role Canon's XA and XF professional camcorders play in his productions.

21 svi 2021
The moon rising over Manstone Rock on the Stiperstones ridge in Shropshire, UK ARTICLE

10 tips for standout moon photography

Right place, right time, right kit… lunar photographer Andrew Fusek Peters shares his favourite gear and techniques for shooting the moon.

20 svi 2021
A mound of stone is illuminated by a halo of red light above it, which is also reflected in the water at its base. ARTICLE

Redline Challenge: Preparing your images for submission

Lorenz Holder shares his advice on how to select your strongest images and take them from good to prize-winning.

17 svi 2021
Small size, big impact: meet the Canon XA45 ARTICLE

Small size, big impact: meet the Canon XA45

DoP Peter Demetris put the Canon XA45 professional camcorder to the test on a music video shoot – here he reveals his five favourite features.

14 svi 2021
Two women, both wearing winter clothing, on a foggy hillside, adjusting a Canon camera on a tripod. ARTICLE

Kit, contacts and career: 8 key questions

Canon Ambassador Lucia Griggi shares her best advice about how to stand out from the crowd, build your career and present yourself to clients.

12 svi 2021
Two finished pages from a self-printed zine – the first featuring a young woman in a red dress, the second a supporting title and text. ARTICLE

Printing a zine with the Canon PIXMA PRO-200

Fashion and portrait photographer Evely Duis explains how she created a handcrafted, personal zine using the Canon pro printer.

10 svi 2021
Sascha Huettenhain Dance Photography ARTICLE

Five secrets of high-speed dance photography

Sascha Hüttenhain reveals the techniques behind his fine-art "powder dance" photography, capturing fast-paced dancers amid clouds of flour.

07 svi 2021
Are you ready for your super-close close-up? ARTICLE

Are you ready for your super-close close-up?

Pro fashion and beauty photographer Tina Eisen explains how she developed her distinct macro style by turning the camera on herself.

05 svi 2021
Inside Oliver Wright's macro photography kitbag ARTICLE

Inside Oliver Wright's macro photography kitbag

A macro pro on moving to the mirrorless system, including the game-changing Canon RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM.

30 tra 2021
A close-up of a tiny bee with large green eyes pollinating a yellow and red passionflower. ARTICLE

Transform your close-up photography with macro flash

Macro photographer Christian Ziegler and Canon expert Mark Fensome on the benefits of using a dedicated macro flash for close-up photography.

29 tra 2021
Two young people relax on a palette bed with an orange throw on it. A plant casts dramatic shadows on the yellow walls. ARTICLE

Pros reveal how to use darkness to your advantage

Four Canon Ambassadors explain how shooting in low light is the perfect opportunity to push your creative boundaries.

28 tra 2021
Filming Nigella on Canon Cine Primes ARTICLE

Filming Nigella on Canon Cine Primes

On celebrity chef Nigella Lawson's TV shows, the images are as rich as the food. DoP Robin Fox shares his shooting secrets.

23 tra 2021
The best Canon lenses for macro photography ARTICLE

The best Canon lenses for macro photography

Expert advice from four photographers on the best Canon lenses for shooting macro, including the amazing Canon RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM.

19 tra 2021
Canon Female Photojournalist Grant recipients Anush Babajanyan and Laura Morton at the 2019 Visa pour l'Image festival in Perpignan, France. ARTICLE

How the Canon Female Photojournalist Grant changes lives

Six diverse documentary photographers explain why the Canon Female Photojournalist Grant was a pivotal moment in their careers.

16 tra 2021
A photographer leans out of a vehicle in Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda. He is holding a Canon camera with a large telephoto lens. ARTICLE

Reconnecting mankind and nature through print

"Saving the planet requires saving people first." Discover how wildlife photographer Pie Aerts uses print as a tool for conservation.

16 tra 2021
Ways to use motion in food photography ARTICLE

Ways to use motion in food photography

Flying food and stop motion films: food photographers Hayley Sargent and David Loftus reveal how adding movement helps sell products.

15 tra 2021
The best Canon RF lenses for video ARTICLE

The best Canon RF lenses for video

With the EOS C70 and EOS R5, Canon is pushing the boundaries of video camera innovation. But which RF lenses are best for filmmaking?

15 tra 2021
A model in sunglasses and a blue coat being photographed in a StyleShoots photography machine. ARTICLE

Meeting demand in the fashion photography industry

Experts discuss the greatest challenges in fashion product photography right now and how technology can help to solve them.

13 tra 2021
Pro tips for perfect exposures with flash in low light ARTICLE

Pro tips for perfect exposures with flash in low light

Redline Challenge mentor Lorenz Holder reveals his three favourite techniques when shooting sunset and night-time photography with flash.

12 tra 2021
A man with a Canon Cinema EOS camera on his shoulder by a riverfront. ARTICLE

7 tips for better corporate videos

Filmmaker Simeon Quarrie on his video best practices when shooting for big-name corporate clients, from pre-production to finished edit.

06 tra 2021
A group of Abkhaz men sit around a table near the sea playing dominoes under a lamp. ARTICLE

From student to Canon Ambassador

Documentary photographer Ksenia Kuleshova discusses her career path and offers advice on how to get ahead in photojournalism.

01 tra 2021
Mandarins arranged on a chopping board and tray on a dark wood table, one peeled with its segments spread out. ARTICLE

Inside the world of professional food photography

Food photographer Yasmin Albatoul explains the painstaking process behind her unique shots and shares a few tricks of her trade.

01 tra 2021
A skateboarder jumps over bridge supports like a skate ramp. Photo by Lorenz Holder using a Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens. ARTICLE

How to shoot action sports in a fine art style

Lorenz Holder shares how he used the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens to shoot a skateboarder in action under a geometric viaduct.

01 svi 2019
The bottom half of a woman silhouetted against a green neon reflection on the surface of a wet road. Red reflections from a car's brake lights are on the road beside her feet. ARTICLE

Redline Challenge: tackling 'Light in the Dark'

Action photographer Lorenz Holder unpacks the first Redline Challenge and shares tips and advice for approaching the brief.

29 ožu 2021
Strangely Familiar: Guia Besana's fictionalised women ARTICLE

Strangely Familiar: Guia Besana's fictionalised women

Guia Besana on her latest series, Strangely Familiar – a project inspired by personal illness and the true story of a 19th century female freak show performer.

08 ožu 2021
A sensor revolution – DGO ARTICLE

A sensor revolution – DGO

Learn how the EOS C300 Mark III and EOS C70 deliver 16+ stops of dynamic range thanks to Canon's revolutionary new sensor technology.

25 ožu 2021
A black and white double exposure of an elderly man in a hat and a cityscape of old stone buildings. ARTICLE

Double exposures: a story of people and place

Discover how documentary photographer Aline Deschamps combined portraits and urban scenes to portray the strength of an Italian community.

24 ožu 2021
Adrenaline-fuelled landscapes ARTICLE

Adrenaline-fuelled landscapes

Discover how Canon Ambassador and Redline Challenge mentor Lorenz Holder fuses landscapes and action in a striking and original way.

22 ožu 2021
A fashion model in a bright yellow skirt and a fluorescent pink jacket poses at a busy market, while an open-mouthed man walks alongside her. ARTICLE

Fashion photography on fine art paper

Brazilian photographer Leo Faria fuses fashion and street culture in his eye-catching shots. Find out why he places so much value on prints.

19 ožu 2021
Designing the latest Canon tech ARTICLE

Designing the latest Canon tech

Discover the design concepts and tech behind some of the latest Canon kit, with insider insights from members of Canon's design teams.

12 ožu 2021
A meandering river surrounded by forest, shot under an orange and purple sky. ARTICLE

The best Canon mirrorless kit for landscape photography

Which are the best mirrorless cameras and lenses for landscape photography? Canon Ambassador and multi-award-winning nature photographer Radomir Jakubowski reveals his favourite kit from the Canon EOS R System.

10 ožu 2021
10 misconceptions about photo printing debunked ARTICLE

10 misconceptions about photo printing debunked

Canon Ambassador Joel Santos dispels the myths that surround printing and explains how he creates beautiful prints with the Canon PIXMA PRO-200.

03 ožu 2021
Tokyo at night with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV ARTICLE

Tokyo at night with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Discover how art director and photographer Liam Wong used the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV to capture atmospheric shots of neon-lit cityscapes.

01 ožu 2021
Adventure photography with EOS RP ARTICLE

Adventure photography with EOS RP

Outdoor lifestyle and action photographer Jake Baggaley explains how the lightweight Canon EOS RP gives him a creative edge.

26 velj 2021
Filmmaker Daniel Ehimen explains the key role that Cinema EOS cameras and technology play in the fast-paced Nigerian film industry. ARTICLE

Nollywood: the trend and the future

Filmmaker Daniel Ehimen explains the key role that Cinema EOS cameras and technology play in the fast-paced Nigerian film industry.

25 velj 2021
A man holding an EOS C500 Mark II on a gimbal, filming in a forest. ARTICLE

How filming full-frame influences my storytelling

DoP Juan Luis Cabellos shares how the EOS C500 Mark II's full-frame sensor helps him direct the viewer's attention and tell his stories.

22 velj 2021
A model in a dusty pink dress stands amid a forest setting. In the background, mist rises. ARTICLE

9 tips for aspiring fine art photographers

Fine art photographer Menna Hossam and London contemporary art gallerist Giles Huxley-Parlour share advice on breaking into the art world.

18 velj 2021
Filmmaking basics for professional results ARTICLE

Filmmaking basics for professional results

From frame rates and HDR to codecs and composition – here are six golden rules for capturing footage that captivates.

16 velj 2021
What does body positivity mean for photography? ARTICLE

What does body positivity mean for photography?

With increasing diversity in casting for fashion and beauty shoots, it seems the industry is changing for the better. Two photographers and a plus-size model discuss.

15 velj 2021
A black and white shot of a boxer throwing a punch. ARTICLE

Full-frame mirrorless vs. full-frame DSLR

One of the world's most experienced action photographers, Richard Walch, compares the features of the flagship EOS R5 and EOS-1D X Mark III cameras.

12 velj 2021
A Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300 printer with a Canon camera on top and a print coming out onto its output tray. ARTICLE

Improve your photo prints using ICC profiles

Get the best photo printing results on your Canon printer every time, on any type of paper, using ICC profiles – here's all you need to know.

11 velj 2021
Netflix approved: Canon EOS Cinema Cameras ARTICLE

Netflix approved: Canon EOS Cinema Cameras

With the EOS C300 Mark III and EOS C70 added to the list of Netflix approved cameras, we speak to DoP Patrick Smith about filming original productions for the global content platform.

09 velj 2021
Fine art photographs mounted on the walls of a gallery. ARTICLE

How to pick the right paper for your fine art prints

Want exhibition-level fine art prints but not sure which paper to choose? A Canon Ambassador and two experts share their advice.

08 velj 2021
A night-time shot of a woman in a black evening dress standing amidst the branches of a large tree. ARTICLE

How to sell your style as a fashion photographer

Discover essential advice from two professional fashion photographers on how to find your unique creative vision and sell it to clients.

05 velj 2021
A male model wears a white coat and stands against a white wall in two shots by fashion photographer Jaroslav Monchak. Shot on a Canon EOS 5DS R with Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM lens. ARTICLE

What's in a fashion photographer's kitbag?

Jaroslav Monchak reveals his favourite Canon cameras and lenses for shooting high-end fashion photography.

15 svi 2019
Laura El-Tantawy on the lasting meaning of Tahrir Square ARTICLE

Laura El-Tantawy on the lasting meaning of Tahrir Square

Laura El-Tantaway talks to Scott Anderson ahead of the publication of the re-edited version of her 2015 book, In the Shadow of the Pyramids.

28 sij 2021
A photographer's hands hold a Canon EOS RP as she photographs a smiling woman in a dimly-lit interior. ARTICLE

8 EOS R System features you never knew about

Eye tracking AF, Fv mode, focus bracketing and more – discover 8 brilliant but lesser-known features of the EOS R5, EOS R6, EOS R and EOS RP.

22 sij 2021
Secrets of vlogging success ARTICLE

Secrets of vlogging success

Star vloggers The Michalaks share their techniques and reveal how Canon cameras and lenses enable them to create their highly popular vlog.

21 sij 2021
Filmmaker Simeon Quarrie filming with the Canon EOS C70 camera. ARTICLE

Shooting on a budget with the Canon EOS C70

Filmmaker Simeon Quarrie explains how the smallest Cinema EOS camera enables filmmakers to deliver more with less.

20 sij 2021
6 ways printing can make you a better photographer ARTICLE

6 ways printing can make you a better photographer

Delving into the detail of photo printing can improve your composition, colour awareness and more, perhaps without you even realising, says Keith Cooper.

14 sij 2021
Marketing tips from a professional wedding photographer ARTICLE

How to grow your wedding photography business

Award-winning Canon Ambassador Sanjay Jogia shares his tips for wedding photography marketing, harnessing the power of digital and print.

11 sij 2021
True romance: elopement photography tips ARTICLE

True romance: elopement photography tips

Pablo Laguia and Ana Gómez on why elopements are now a major part of their business and the skills required for such intimate weddings.

08 sij 2021
Newlyweds hold a sparkler while standing under an umbrella in the rain. ARTICLE

Wedding photography: rising to the challenge

Wedding photographers Fabio Mirulla and Carmen and Ingo on how to turn obstacles, lockdown and limitations into creative opportunities.

07 sij 2021
A spurt of champagne frozen in the air as smiling newlyweds celebrate next to a towering cake at their wedding reception. ARTICLE

The best Canon lenses for wedding photography

Wedding photography duo Julia Blumenthal and Gil Gropengießer plus destination wedding photographer Fabio Mirulla reveal their go-to lenses.

06 sij 2021
EOS C70 and EOS C300 Mark III: DGO cameras compared ARTICLE

EOS C70 and EOS C300 Mark III: DGO cameras compared

Both Cinema EOS cameras feature Canon's innovative 4K Super 35mm Dual Gain Output sensor, but what are the key differences and similarities between them?

04 sij 2021
A topless man sitting in a bath wearing clown make-up. ARTICLE

Five photo stories that epitomise 2020

If one thing is certain, it's this: every photographer had a unique story to tell in 2020.

21 pro 2020
A rare pangolin walking along the ground with its tail outstretched. ARTICLE

Brent Stirton: promoting conservation through photography

The multi-award-winning photojournalist reveals what drives his wildlife stories, the kit that helps him and why it's important to tell the full story.

18 pro 2020
Filmmaker Roberto Palozzi filming with a Canon video camera with his back to the water's edge. ARTICLE

7 filmmaking mistakes and how to avoid them

Filmmakers Roberto Palozzi and Juan Luis Cabellos on the errors they made when starting out and how you can avoid repeating them.

17 pro 2020
A black and white image of a girl in silhouette holding a butterfly. ARTICLE

10 essential black and white photography tips

Learn to take better black and white pictures, and which Canon camera is best for black and white photography, with these expert tips.

14 pro 2020
An action shot taken with a Canon Speedlite EL-1 shows a stunt rider cycling down stone steps, a spray of water droplets caught by the flash. ARTICLE

Freezing fast-moving action with the Speedlite EL-1

Action sports photographer Dave Mackison shares the story behind the first pro shoot with Canon's lightweight, powerful professional flashgun.

08 pro 2020
Rocky outcrops in Zion National park, Utah, USA, pictured at night. Blurred lights run along the road and the Milky Way can be seen in the sky above. ARTICLE

The dark side: low-light photography

Valtteri Hirvonen forged his technique during Finland's gloomy winters. Here he reveals his tips for shooting in low light.

07 pro 2020
A black-and-white shot of a leopard in the branches of a tree. ARTICLE

The benefits of black and white

Wedding photographer André Teixeira and wildlife photographer Clement Kiragu share their views on why, when and how to shoot mono.

04 pro 2020
A Canon camera next to a Canon printer and a selection of black and white prints. ARTICLE

Master monochrome: printing black and white landscapes

Photographer Clive Booth and print specialist Suhaib Hussain on how to get the best results when printing landscape shots in black and white.

02 pro 2020
The red and white Canon Vision logo on a black background. ARTICLE

Canon Vision virtual trade show – the highlights

Discover the new products revealed at Canon's virtual trade show, Canon Vision, including the amazing Canon EOS C70.

01 pro 2020
A computer in a video edit suite with two HD reference monitors. ARTICLE

Choosing the right 4K monitor for you

Check out Canon's range of high-quality reference monitors, with Native 4K and HDR.

27 stu 2020
Cinematographer Steve Holleran uses a Canon EOS C300 Mark III to film a dancer on the wing of an aircraft. ARTICLE

Why choose a dedicated Cinema EOS camera?

With hybrid cameras offering so much, why use a cinema camera? Discover 6 reasons a Cinema EOS camera is the best choice for videographers.

24 stu 2020
Terms you need to know when you start shooting video ARTICLE

Terms you need to know when you start shooting video

Stepping up from stills to video? Our glossary of 27 pro video terms, from anamorphic to Wide DR, will take the fear out of filmmaking.

20 stu 2020
Director Ashleigh Jadee stands behind her camera, while a group of men watch her work. ARTICLE

What's it like to be a female filmmaker?

Director Ashleigh Jadee and filmmakers Carys Kaiser and Heather Hughes on why the future is looking brighter for women who want to work in film.

19 stu 2020
Filmmaker Ben Sherlock with the Canon EOS C500 Mark II. ARTICLE

Comparing two cinematic powerhouses

Documentary filmmaker Ben Sherlock explores what the Super 35mm EOS C300 Mark III and the full-frame EOS C500 Mark II offer in the field.

17 stu 2020
A groom and five groomsmen of various ages, most wearing sunglasses, walk towards the camera smiling broadly. ARTICLE

How Canon's intelligent autofocus works

Find out how the intelligent autofocus system in the EOS R5 and EOS R6 "makes it practically impossible to miss a shot".

13 stu 2020
A tourist, wearing a coat, a backpack and a hat, pictured from behind facing an old cobbled street at evening with lights twinkling on a dark hill in the background. ARTICLE

The best Canon lenses for street photography

Photographers Markus Morawetz, Jérôme Sessini and Ejiro Dafé share their favourite lenses for capturing street life.

09 stu 2020
Photographer Ejiro Dafé photographs a woman in bright clothing with a Canon EOS R6 and a Canon RF 50mm F1.8 STM lens. ARTICLE

Creative tips for 50mm lens photography

Ejiro Dafé says shooting solely at 50mm opens up his creativity. Discover his tips for success with the Canon RF 50mm F1.8 STM.

04 stu 2020
Lucia Griggi holding a Canon EOS R6 with a Canon RF 70-200MM F4L IS USM lens. ARTICLE

Slow travel and wild adventures with the RF 70-200MM F4L IS USM

Dolphins, rocky coastlines and portraits full of personality – how Lucia Griggi captured the rugged wilds of the Inner Hebrides with the RF 70-200MM F4L IS USM.

04 stu 2020
Photographer Sanjay Jogia studies a sheet of image thumbnails printed by a Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300. ARTICLE

Get better prints with soft and hard proofing

Discover how to use soft proofing and hard proofing in Canon's Professional Print & Layout plug-in to ensure perfect photo prints.

30 lis 2020
A man filming with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV rigged for video. ARTICLE

The best Canon cameras for video

Looking to shoot videos? Users and Canon experts explore the best DSLR, mirrorless and compact choices.

20 lis 2020
An aerial photo of still turquoise waters flanked by tree-covered hillsides. ARTICLE

8-stops of IS: the story behind the tech

With 8-stops of Image Stabilization, the EOS R5 and EOS R6 rewrite the photographic rulebook. Find out how it's possible, and what it means for you.

13 lis 2020
Printing 8K video stills ARTICLE

Printing 8K video stills

Wedding photographer Sanjay Jogia explains how he produced stunning prints on an imagePROGRAF PRO-300 from 8K video shot on a Canon EOS R5.

15 lis 2020
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Photographers on why self-care matters

Two professional photographers share their experiences of stress and burnout and share advice for helping your mental wellbeing.

09 lis 2020
Against a serene beach backdrop, filmmaker Jolade Olusanya smiles as he studies his footage, filmed on the Canon EOS C70. ARTICLE

Canon EOS C70 vs Canon EOS R5 video specs

Two small but powerful tools for filmmakers. But how do their video specifications compare, and which is right for your production needs?

06 lis 2020
A multiple exposure image of a doorframe outlined in red light. The shape appears to emerge from the sea and is set against a rocky backdrop. ARTICLE

Making the most of multiple exposures

Photographers Rob Payne and Matt Ben Stone demonstrate some creative uses for the multiple exposure function found on many EOS cameras.

02 lis 2020
The best Canon RF lenses for video ARTICLE

The best Canon RF lenses for video

With the launch of the EOS C70 and EOS R5, Canon is pushing the boundaries of video camera innovation. But which RF lenses are best for filmmaking?

01 lis 2020
How to prepare photo prints for an exhibition ARTICLE

How to prepare photo prints for an exhibition

From paper choice to profiles and proofing, discover all you need to know about printing for an exhibition.

28 ruj 2020
A man stands in a wheat field holding a Canon EOS C70 camera by his side. PRODUCT NEWS

EOS C70: meet the new RF mount Cinema EOS camera

New mount, new design, new opportunities… Discover how Canon’s compact Super 35mm powerhouse can expand your creative options.

24 ruj 2020
Jolade Olusanya holds a Canon EOS C70 camera to film a woman seated on the floor in front of him. SHOOT STORY

First shoot with the Canon EOS C70

Jolade Olusanya on how he used Canon's RF mount Cinema EOS camera to capture a beautiful film of poet Sophia Thakur.

24 ruj 2020
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The Canon EOS C500 Mark II in the Arctic

Scientist and documentary filmmaker Roberto Palozzi braved snowstorms and freezing temperatures to film cod fishing in Norway's Lofoten Islands.

18 ruj 2020
Cross-section showing inside a Canon EOS R camera and RF lens. ARTICLE

12 Canon EOS R System FAQs answered

Is full-frame mirrorless right for you? We answer 12 frequently asked questions about the EOS R5, EOS R6, EOS R, EOS RP and RF lenses.

15 ruj 2020
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5 things I learnt as a Getty Images intern

Entertainment photographer and filmmaker Milly Grange-Bennett interned at the world's largest photo agency. Here she shares her key takeaways.

14 ruj 2020
Cinematographer Clemens Boecker films Joey and Luke Kelly in Red Square, Moscow, with a Canon XA55 camcorder. ARTICLE

Filming a 13,000km road trip with the Canon XA55

Cinematographer Clemens Boecker shares the story of his epic trip from Berlin to Beijing with Canon's compact professional camcorder.

10 ruj 2020
My first commission – and what it taught me ARTICLE

My first commission – and what it taught me

Four photographers and a filmmaker reveal what they did to get their first paid commission – and what they'd advise you to do to get yours.

09 ruj 2020
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The benefits of shooting in Cinema RAW Light

Find out why leading filmmakers choose Cinema RAW Light: a format with all the advantages of RAW but that's smaller, faster and more accessible.

03 ruj 2020
 What makes RF lenses perfect for video? ARTICLE

What makes RF lenses perfect for video?

Find out why the unique design, resolving power and cutting-edge components of RF lenses make them formidable tools for filmmakers.

01 ruj 2020
6 ways to get more from your photos using DPP ARTICLE

6 ways to get more from your photos using DPP

Digital Photo Professional, Canon’s RAW processor and image editor, can do more for your photos than you think. Discover 6 reasons to use DPP.

31 kol 2020
A macro shot showing the inside of a yellow poppy with dew droplets on the petals. ARTICLE

How Neville Kidd became TV's hottest DoP

As the second series of Netflix hit The Umbrella Academy arrives, hear how Scottish cinematographer Neville Kidd made his way to the screen.

28 kol 2020
Power and agility: filming the magic of Cirque du Soleil ARTICLE

Filming Cirque du Soleil for Getty Images

The circus is a filmmaker's dream, but rarely documented in monochrome. Getty Images intern Milly Grange-Bennett captures its magic in 4K.

26 kol 2020
Photographing the mystery of the ocean ARTICLE

Photographing the mystery of the ocean

Inject some creativity into your shots with inspiration from three unconventional ocean photographers who share their favourite techniques.

24 kol 2020
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Lucia Griggi's wildlife: cutting through the chaos with telephoto primes

Travel and wildlife photographer Lucia Griggi on why Canon telephoto primes are her top choice for shooting in extreme locations.

21 kol 2020
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Filmmaking after lockdown: voices from the field

Filmmakers, DoPs and producers share how the pandemic has impacted their work – and how they see the future of the industry.

20 kol 2020
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My toughest wildlife shoot

Five top wildlife photographers reveal the stories behind their most challenging shoots and how they eventually managed to get the shots they wanted.

17 kol 2020
Red and white paint being thrown through the air onto a grey sheet. ARTICLE

Lights, camera, splatter… experiments with tilt-shift

Artist and photographer Robert Lösch combined his passion for painting and action photography armed with a Canon EOS R and tilt-shift lenses.

14 kol 2020
Frame by frame: bringing stop motion to life ARTICLE

Frame by frame: bringing stop motion to life

Three DoPs on the magic behind their stop motion masterpieces and the benefits of the Stop Motion Animation firmware for the Canon EOS R.

06 kol 2020
A female puma lunges at the neck of a full-grown male guanaco. ARTICLE

Ingo Arndt's award-winning wild puma shots

The wildlife photographer explains how Canon's EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM lens helped him capture his striking images of big cats in Patagonia.

07 kol 2020
How Paolo Verzone shot a National Geographic cover ARTICLE

How Paolo Verzone shot a National Geographic cover

How a balance of atmospheric lighting and the high resolution of the Canon EOS 5DS R helped bring ancient religious texts to life.

03 kol 2020
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Pictures are powerful tools for change

Photojournalist Muhammed Muheisen has spent a decade documenting refugees – motivated by the belief that his photography can make a difference.

31 srp 2020
A macro shot showing the inside of a yellow poppy with dew droplets on the petals. ARTICLE

Focus stacking to increase depth of field

Three Canon photographers, shooting images from macro to landscape, explain how focus stacking helps get more in focus throughout an image.

29 srp 2020
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Canon EOS R5 first shoots: capturing nature in beautiful detail

Ulla Lohmann and Robert Marc Lehmann on how the Canon EOS R5's 45MP sensor and eye-tracking AF helped them take spectacular outdoor shots.

09 srp 2020
David Noton on shooting 'stitched' landscapes ARTICLE

David Noton on shooting and printing 'stitched' images

The landscape photographer discusses the techniques and benefits of making and printing 'stitched' landscapes, including panoramas.

28 srp 2020
Six sperm whales surfacing for air, as freediver Guillaume Néry swims beneath them. ARTICLE

Into the deep: freediving the world's oceans

The story behind underwater photographer Franck Seguin's breathtaking shots of freediver Guillaume Néry swimming with whales.

27 srp 2020
6 professional photo printing tips ARTICLE

6 professional photo printing tips

Canon Ambassador Clive Booth and Canon printing expert Suhaib Hussain reveal how to make your own pro-quality photo prints.

24 srp 2020
A reflection pool lined with exotic succulents at an eco-garden lodge in Taroudant, Morocco. ARTICLE

A day in the life of a garden photographer

Clive Nichols, who has specialised in garden photography for more than 30 years, takes us through a typical day in his working life.

22 srp 2020
The best Canon A and B-cam combinations ARTICLE

The best Canon A and B-cam combinations

Three filmmakers share how they seamlessly integrate Canon cinema cameras and DSLRs for more creative options and flexibility on shoots.

17 srp 2020
A man’s hand relaxed by his side holds a Canon EOS R6 with Canon RF 24-70mm F2.8L IS USM lens. ARTICLE

Canon EOS R5 vs EOS R6 – which is right for you?

Canon introduces not one but two breakthrough Full Frame mirrorless cameras. Which one is right for you? We look at EOS R5 and EOS R6 side by side.

09 srp 2020
Beauty in motion: first video shoot with the Canon EOS R6 ARTICLE

Beauty in motion: first video shoot with the Canon EOS R6

Fashion filmmaker and Canon Ambassador Javier Cortés films a dance journey through Sicily with the full-frame mirrorless Canon EOS R6.

09 srp 2020
A mountain biker performs a mid-air stunt against the sun. The image is shot from below and framed by red poppies and grasses on the hillside. ARTICLE

Filming 8K and oversampled 4K on the Canon EOS R5

In the first Canon EOS R5 video shoots, Martin Bissig and Ivan D’Antonio explored how its 8K capabilities expand creative options.

09 srp 2020
Ballet dancer Lee Jay Hoy poses in front of classical buildings in Palermo, Sicily. ARTICLE

Dancing into the light: shooting with the Canon EOS R6

Canon Ambassador Wanda Martin on her art-inspired fashion shoot, the first stills shoot with the Canon EOS R6.

09 srp 2020
Five ways shooting in 4K affects your workflow ARTICLE

Five ways shooting in 4K affects your workflow

Filmmakers David Newton and Clive Booth discuss how to get the most from shooting in 4K and the impact it can have on your workflow.

07 srp 2020
Inside the nest: macro shots of wild honeybees ARTICLE

Inside the nest: macro shots of wild honeybees

Discover how wildlife photographer Ingo Arndt is using an EOS 5DS R and Canon Speedlites to capture the secret lives of bees – in his garden.

03 srp 2020
Footballers silhouetted against the early morning fog. ARTICLE

Eddie Keogh's grassroots football project

Sweat, mud and wonky goalposts… Find out why the official England football team photographer spends his Sunday mornings shooting grassroots matches.

01 srp 2020
The best Canon lenses for portrait photography ARTICLE

The best Canon lenses for portrait photography

Photographers Guia Besana, Félicia Sisco and Ilvy Njiokiktjien, plus Canon's Mike Burnhill, share expert advice on the best Canon lenses for perfect portraits.

29 lip 2020
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10 things you didn't know about the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Take a deep dive and discover the key features that make this DSLR a great choice for modern photography and filmmaking alike.

24 lip 2020
Cine Primes and Full Frame sensors: the perfect match ARTICLE

Cine Primes and Full Frame sensors: the perfect match

Discover why a larger Cinema EOS sensor really does justice to the exquisite 4K image quality of Canon's cinema lenses.

22 lip 2020
A black-and-white image shot with a fisheye lens of Canon Ambassador Wanda Martin looking down at the camera, her long hair falling around her shoulders. ARTICLE

Time for reflection: self-portrait tips

Composition, lighting, props… master the art of self-portrait photography with Canon Ambassadors Wanda Martin and Marina Karpiy.

19 lip 2020
A man lies in bed surrounded by Italian Red Cross volunteers. A painting of the Virgin Mary hangs on the wall. Photo by Fabio Bucciarelli. ARTICLE

Footage from the frontline: Italy's coronavirus crisis

How photojournalist Fabio Bucciarelli and filmmaker Francesca Tosarelli brought the Covid-19 crisis in Northern Italy to the world's attention.

18 lip 2020
A Canon ME20F-SH cinema camera attached to a tripod beside a mountain lake. ARTICLE

The Emmy Award-winning Canon ME20F-SH

Discover why the crew filming Kursk: The Last Mission selected the Canon ME20F-SH cine camera for the film's dark underwater scenes.

15 lip 2020
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5 tips for making the most of free time

Plans change, assignments fall through, events are cancelled… But free time offers a chance to adapt, catch up and reflect on future projects.

12 lip 2020
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The images that can change the world

Inspired by one heartbreaking photo, documentary filmmaker Alice Aedy is on a mission to make a difference, armed with her Canon EOS C300 Mark II.

26 lip 2020
Horses and carriages awaiting passengers by the Convent in Izamal, Mexico. ARTICLE

Why David Noton is transitioning to mirrorless

The veteran landscape and travel photographer, who has used DSLRs for many years, reveals why he is now increasingly using Canon EOS R System kit.

10 lip 2020
A grey crowned crane with its wings raised. ARTICLE

Tim Flach's amazing bird portraits

The techniques the wildlife photographer uses to capture his striking images and how he hopes his project will help us to connect with nature.

05 lip 2020
Filmmaker Olivier Sabril standing in front of a tank in Mosul, Iraq, with a Canon EOS C300 Mark II video camera. ARTICLE

Going solo with Canon pro video kit

Discover how Canon's Cinema EOS, DSLR and full-frame mirrorless cameras are enabling single-cam videographers to focus on their vision.

03 lip 2020
Business admin: 8 tips for photographers ARTICLE

Business admin: 8 tips for photographers

Successful shooters don't only have to take great photos and video – they also need to be organised. Here are our 8 top business admin tips.

29 svi 2020
Six ways the Canon XF705 can enhance your filmmaking ARTICLE

Seven ways the Canon XF705 can enhance your filmmaking

From its large sensor to wide dynamic range and responsive autofocus, DoP Alfonso Parra shares how the Canon XF705 delivered on his documentary journey.

29 svi 2020
The sun shines through dark clouds at Faraid Head, Sutherland, Scotland, 2019. ARTICLE

1 camera, 2 lenses, 140,000 coastal photos

Photographer Quintin Lake shares how he maintains momentum on a challenging photo project, walking 10,034km over 413 days so far, come what may...

27 svi 2020
Katya Mukhina with her Canon EOS R at a frozen lake in Russia. ARTICLE

Teaming EF lenses with the Canon EOS R System

Portrait photographer Guia Besana and wedding pro Katya Mukhina share how mount adapters give them more creative options – and more from their lenses.

25 svi 2020
The evolution of the EOS C300 Mark III ARTICLE

The evolution of the EOS C300 Mark III

How Canon's latest Cinema EOS camera builds on the heritage of its ground-breaking precursors, the EOS C300 and EOS C300 Mark II.

21 svi 2020
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Aerial photography: following the patterns

Aerial photographer Lucia Griggi captures the abstract in earth's natural wonders, shooting glaciers, lakes and braided rivers from above.

18 svi 2020
A screen capture of 100 images by Canon Ambassador Clive Booth. ARTICLE

Build an image archive that works

Discover how to master photo management with Canon Ambassador and image-maker Clive Booth and Canon's new cloud-based service, image.canon.

14 svi 2020
Canon Ambassador Muhammed Muheisen explaining how his camera works to a group of Afghan children. ARTICLE

10 social media tips for photographers

Three Canon Ambassadors with more than 1m followers between them share their tips for creating innovative and engaging social media content.

13 svi 2020
A black-and-white shot of a little boy at the park climbing a wooden climbing frame. Photo by Helen Bartlett. ARTICLE

Family photography with the EOS-1D X Mark III

Family photographer Helen Bartlett reveals why Canon's new flagship action camera is her choice for capturing those elusive, unpredictable moments.

27 ožu 2020
Canon EOS C300 Mark III first shoot ARTICLE

Canon EOS C300 Mark III first shoot

Cinematographer Steve Holleran put the camera's new DGO sensor and 16+ stops of dynamic range to the test filming a ballerina in an abandoned 747.

29 tra 2020
A brightly coloured toucan perched on a branch. Taken by Christian Ziegler. ARTICLE

Why hybrid shooting is the future

Hybrid shooters on the benefits of capturing both stills and video, how they approach it, and the Canon kit they use to make it happen.

24 tra 2020
A camera operator using the Canon EOS C300 Mark III on an airfield shoot. ARTICLE

The Canon EOS C300 Mark III: six key features and innovations

Small body, big new sensor innovation – discover how Canon’s latest Super 35mm Cinema EOS camera shapes up…

21 tra 2020
Cinema RAW Light explained PRIČE

Snimanje u formatu Cinema RAW Light na modelu Canon EOS C200

Saznajte kako Canonov novi format Cinema RAW Light fotografima koji upotrebljavaju C200 snimanje u RAW formatu čini lakšim no ikad.

08 velj 2018
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Birds of prey shot at twilight with the EOS-1D X Mark III

How does Canon's flagship action camera perform when shooting fast-moving birds in extreme low light? Wildlife photographer Markus Varesvuo finds out.

20 tra 2020
A black and white landscape photograph of a seascape by sports photographer Marc Aspland. ARTICLE

How shooting landscapes changed my work

Four pros reveal how shooting landscapes for a day has had a lasting impact on the approaches and techniques they use in their own genres.

05 svi 2020
Wakesurfer Andy Schmahl rides a wave, illuminated by the the glow of an orange flare he is holding. ARTICLE

Wakesurfing with flares: testing the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

Low light, fast action and lots of water… Extreme sports photographer Richard Walch takes the EOS-1D X Mark III on its toughest challenge yet.

15 tra 2020
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Are photography labels outdated? Pros debate

Photographers are telling stories in myriad ways. Are traditional labels still relevant, or is it time to rethink how we describe ourselves?

14 tra 2020
Lance DoP Nick Higgins films inside a bus using a Canon EOS C300 Mark II. ARTICLE

The Canon cameras behind Sundance Film Festival successes

The filmmakers of Lance, La Leyenda Negra, Mucho Mucho Amor and No, I Don't Want to Dance! explain why they chose Canon kit and how they used it.

08 tra 2020
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Contre-jour street photography: the technique, the kit

Discover how photojournalist Kim Ludbrook created these dream-like street photography images.

01 tra 2020
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Create amazing landscapes with telephoto lenses

Three landscape specialists share why they ditched the wide-angle to shoot landscapes with telephoto lenses for unique images.

31 ožu 2020
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The streets of Aleppo – reframing the war in Syria

How Magnum photographer Jérôme Sessini told the story of the Syrian conflict by capturing Aleppo's devastated streets, rather than fighters.

17 tra 2020
Advocacy through art: Aïda Muluneh's WaterAid project ARTICLE

Advocacy through art: Aïda Muluneh's WaterAid project

Bold colours, body paint and billowing fabrics: the Ethiopian photographer challenging stereotypes to highlight water scarcity in Africa.

26 ožu 2020
Photographing Mongolian traditions on the Canon EOS R ARTICLE

Photographing Mongolian traditions on the Canon EOS R

Alessandra Meniconzi on why Canon's full frame mirrorless camera is perfect for both portraiture and reportage.

25 ožu 2020
Two Ford GT cars racing around the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Taken by Drew Gibson. ARTICLE

The story behind Drew Gibson's favourite shot

The racing photographer reveals how he managed to take this action shot-of-a-lifetime in just 20 minutes – without even starting the engines.

23 ožu 2020
A Canon EOS R5 fitted with a microphone, attached to a filming rig. ARTICLE

How the Canon EOS R5 changes everything with 8K video

Discover how the flagship Full Frame mirrorless camera’s video capabilities make it the future-proof choice for creative filmmakers and photographers.

20 ožu 2020
A driver on a customised dirt bike, riding it on the water. ARTICLE

Why the future's still bright for DSLRs

Think the future is mirrorless? Action sports photographer Samo Vidic and Canon product expert Mike Burnhill reveal where DSLRs still have the edge.

18 ožu 2020
A fresh perspective on landscape photography ARTICLE

A fresh perspective on landscape photography

Three very different photographers reveal how unusual angles, left-field locations and creative techniques can help your landscape photographs stand out.

16 ožu 2020
Photojournalists Nanna Heitmann, Laura Morton and Catalina Martin-Chico in a triptych of portraits. ARTICLE

Photojournalism's gender problem examined

Why aren't there more female photojournalists? Women photographers and photo editors discuss their experiences of gender bias in the industry.

11 ožu 2020
Canon Female Photojournalist Grant recipients Anush Babajanyan and Laura Morton at the 2019 Visa pour l'Image festival in Perpignan, France. ARTICLE

How the Canon Female Photojournalist Grant changes lives

Six diverse documentary photographers explain why the Canon Female Photojournalist Grant was a pivotal moment in their careers.

09 ožu 2020
Why aren't more women working in filmmaking? ARTICLE

Why aren't more women working in filmmaking?

Cinematographers Laela Kilbourn and Claudia Raschke on the challenges facing female filmmakers and how advances in technology are helping to break down barriers.

05 ožu 2020
Camerawoman Julie Monière filming in Katmai National Park, Alaska. ARTICLE

Women in filmmaking: breaking into the business

Leading female filmmakers reveal how they got their big break in the movie business and offer advice for women hoping to follow in their footsteps.

05 ožu 2020
James Nachtwey on 911: "I don't think I've ever gotten over it" ARTICLE

James Nachtwey reveals the stories behind his most striking shots

Reflecting on his successful career, celebrated photographer James Nachtwey discusses the historic moments he caught on camera.

05 ožu 2020
The lens on a Canon EOS R being changed. ARTICLE

The Canon kit lowering the barriers for filmmakers

Discover how Canon technology is opening up access to filmmaking and challenging the old constraints of cost, complexity and time.

05 ožu 2020
A woman sleeps on a narrow bench in a wooden hut in the all-female Umoja village in northern Kenya. ARTICLE

Why a woman can be the best man for the job

Kenyan documentary photographer Georgina Goodwin on the challenges – and occasional advantages – of being a woman in a male-dominated industry.

03 ožu 2020
Baptism of fire: adventure photographer Ulla Lohmann ARTICLE

Baptism of fire: adventure photographer Ulla Lohmann

From lava-filled craters to towering sea stacks, the Canon Ambassador reveals the challenges she's faced and her 5 tips for aspiring adventurers.

02 ožu 2020
An Indian bride, photographed over her groom's shoulder, looking up at him. ARTICLE

Silent shooting: what is it, and what's it for?

Need to shoot quietly and unobtrusively? Find out what 'silent' shooting options are available on different Canon EOS cameras and how they work.

25 velj 2020
One king penguin stands tall and sharp amid a blurred colony of other penguins. The penguin has a white chest, grey neck and sides, golden cheeks, beak and front of the neck, and a black face. ARTICLE

"I'll never get the perfect picture"

Wildlife photographer and TV presenter Chris Packham shares his unique eye for composition, the demands he makes of himself and his kit.

24 velj 2020
A profile of a woman behind a circular window, shot with a blue gel filter. Taken by Jaroslav Monchak. ARTICLE

Fashion photography technique tips from a master

From lighting to lenses, fashion and beauty photographer Jaroslav Monchak shares his techniques for pro-level portraits.

20 velj 2020
Helen Bartlett stands next to a Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 printer looking at an A2 black and white photo print. ARTICLE

Steps to the perfect black and white print

Printing specialist Jay Sinclair shows family photographer Helen Bartlett how to produce great black and white prints of her photos.

14 velj 2020
Kickstart your photojournalism career with Canon ARTICLE

Kickstart your photojournalism career with Canon

Learn from the best in the business at the Canon Student Programme during Visa pour l'Image photojournalism festival.

14 velj 2020
A rice farmer holds a basket across his shoulders in paddy fields in Indonesia. Taken by Joel Santos. ARTICLE

Canon RF vs EF lenses: which should you choose?

For travel photographer Joel Santos, the Canon EOS R System makes a big difference, but mixing RF and EF lenses widens his creative horizons. Here's how...

14 velj 2020
Professional kite surfer Kevin Langeree with his board in front of an Aurora Borealis-filled sky. Photo by Humberto Tan. ARTICLE

Freeze frame filmmaking on the North Cape

How the 120fps Canon EOS C200 survived icy conditions and billowing wind to shoot a kite surfer in action at the Arctic circle.

12 velj 2020
Improve your printing with these five easy fixes ARTICLE

Improve your printing with these five easy fixes

Canon printing specialist Jay Sinclair reveals the five most common printing mistakes and explains how you can avoid them.

11 velj 2020
A mother bear with her cub in silhouette. Photo by Marina Cano on a Canon EOS-1D X Mark II. ARTICLE

7 ways to make money from wildlife photography

Wildlife photographers Marina Cano, Vladimir Medvedev and Radomir Jakubowski share how they earn money photographing nature.

10 velj 2020
A man holding a Canon EOS-1D X Mark III camera with a gimbal attached to it. ARTICLE

Filming a wildlife shoot with the EOS-1D X Mark III as a B-cam

On a wildlife shoot in the Kalahari, filmmaker Alex Wykes found the EOS-1D X Mark III the perfect partner for his EOS C300 Mark II cinema camera.

07 velj 2020
Waves crash over the sea wall during an early-morning storm at Porthleven in Cornwall. Photo by Carla Regler. ARTICLE

Selling your own photo prints: advice from a pro

Selling her own prints of Cornish coastal scenes helped to take Carla Regler's career to the next level – here's how she did it.

06 velj 2020
A jaguar wades through the shallows of a river in Brazil's Pantanal wetlands. Taken by Thorsten Milse on a Canon EOS-1D X Mark III. ARTICLE

Photographing jungle cats with the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

Wildlife photographer Thorsten Milse captures elusive jaguar, ocelots and giant otters in low light with Canon's new flagship action camera.

04 velj 2020
Photographing rare desert wildlife with the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III ARTICLE

Photographing rare desert wildlife with the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

Marina Cano photographed curious creatures and elusive endangered species in the Kalahari Desert, in the first wildlife shoot with the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III.

03 velj 2020
A panoramic shot of a video being projected onto the presentation wall. ARTICLE

Delivering perfect pitches with 4K projectors

How three Canon XEED 4K600STZ projectors have revolutionised the sales approach at a German video technology provider.

30 sij 2020
A statue of Mao Zedong covered in scaffolding with two construction workers standing on top. ARTICLE

China in colour: the development of a global superpower

Magnum Photos' Bruno Barbey has been documenting China for 45 years. Read why he's fascinated by the country and why he has always shot it in colour.

30 sij 2020
How to break into the commercial video industry ARTICLE

How to break into the commercial video industry

Videographers Jörg Kyas and Quentin Caffier share shooting secrets and their tips for success.

29 sij 2020
Xavi Bou's birds in flight with a graphical twist ARTICLE

Xavi Bou's birds in flight with a graphical twist

Strange patterns in the sky, shot by photographer Xavi Bou, are actually composite images of birds in flight. He talks about his work and inspiration.

28 sij 2020
A cutaway of the Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM lens, fully closed. ARTICLE

The developers talk: Behind the RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM lens

The developers reveal 5 technical innovations and breakthrough technologies in Canon's latest RF-mount telephoto zoom lens.

24 sij 2020
A family originally from South Africa in their London kitchen. Photo by Chris Steele-Perkins. ARTICLE

Shooting long-term projects: 8 tips from a veteran

Magnum photographer Chris Steele-Perkins, who has published 12 books of long-term personal projects over the last 40 years, shares his advice.

24 sij 2020
Two elderly Chinese cormorant fishermen sit in their boats in near darkness. One has a cormorant sitting on his shoulder. Taken by Joel Santos on a Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. ARTICLE

Capturing a fading tradition with the EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon Ambassador Joel Santos photographs the last remaining traditional Chinese cormorant fishermen, in challenging light conditions.

24 sij 2020
René Magritte's famous works projected across a room in an immersive exhibit in Milan. ARTICLE

Making immersive museum exhibits with XEED projectors

Museums and galleries are bringing the past to life in creative new ways, using Canon's high-definition projectors and lenses.

17 sij 2019
Filming a rugby world record on Everest with the EOS C200 ARTICLE

Filming a rugby world record on Everest with the EOS C200

Filmmaker Sam Tongue on battling snow, glacial ice and the altitude to film a record-setting game of rugby in the Himalayas.

14 sij 2020
The Canon EOS-1D X Mark III and its predecessor, the EOS-1D X Mark II. ARTICLE

12 ways the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III improves on the Mark II

How does the new flagship EOS DSLR improve upon its predecessor? Discover 12 key upgrades that will really make a difference to you.

07 sij 2020
Filming a surf shoot with the EOS-1D X Mark III ARTICLE

Filming a surf shoot with the EOS-1D X Mark III

How filmmaker Nick Kennedy used the unique video capabilities of Canon's new flagship DSLR to capture fast-moving surf action.

07 sij 2020
Better sports photography: pro tips and techniques ARTICLE

Better sports photography: pro tips and techniques

It's not all long lenses and fast shutter speeds: pro sports photographer Tom Jenkins shares his top tips for improving your sports shots.

07 sij 2020
Surfer Kauli Vaast surfs inside the barrel of a wave. Taken by Ben Thouard on a Canon EOS-1D X Mark III. ARTICLE

Capturing surf action with the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

"It's a game-changer," says surf photographer Ben Thouard, the first pro to shoot with Canon's flagship pro DSLR. Find out why.

07 sij 2020
A print of a skier dwarfed by the vast, sheer mountain he is skiing down. Photo by Richard Walch. ARTICLE

How printing can enhance your photography business

Canon Ambassador Richard Walch doesn't make a living from selling his custom photo prints, but they're key for his business. Find out how.

06 sij 2020
An overhead shot of people sunbathing on colourful towels at a black sand beach. Taken by Martin Parr on a Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM lens. ARTICLE

Martin Parr's beach life through just one telephoto lens

Find out why Magnum’s Martin Parr chose just one lens – the Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM - to shoot his Beach Therapy series.

20 pro 2019
Filming top wildlife shows with a Canon CN20x50 lens ARTICLE

Filming top wildlife shows with a Canon CN20x50 lens

Award-winning wildlife cinematographer Sophie Darlington shares her storytelling tricks and why she couldn't work without a Canon CN20x50 lens.

19 pro 2019
Fans wave French flags at the Wales v France quarter final match in the Oita Stadium. Taken on a Canon EOS-1D X Mark II. ARTICLE

5 best images from Rugby World Cup 2019™

From the tens of thousands of images shot during Rugby World Cup 2019™, which were the best? Getty Images photo editor James Chance chooses his favourite five.

18 pro 2019
A night-time bridal portrait, with soft-edged bokeh on a row of lights in the background. Photography by Félicia Sisco. ARTICLE

First pro shoot with the Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS

How wedding photographer Félicia Sisco captured beautiful bokeh-rich portraits using Canon's first lens with a unique Defocus Smoothing coating.

12 pro 2019
One match from three different perspectives ARTICLE

One match from three different perspectives

Three Getty Images photographers give their different perspectives on covering the Japan v South Africa Rugby World Cup 2019™ quarter-final.

06 pro 2019
Capture the night sky like never before with Canon EOS Ra ARTICLE

Capture the night sky like never before with Canon EOS Ra

Astrophotographer Fergus Kennedy discovers how Canon's new full-frame mirrorless astro camera takes astrophotography to the next level.

05 pro 2019
A drone holding the Canon EOS C500 Mark II soars over the Spanish countryside capturing aerial shots of the Jaguar F-PACE. ARTICLE