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Tips & Techniques

Get creative with the Canon Zoemini range

Free your creativity on the move with an instant camera and pocket printer.

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Get creative with the Canon Zoemini range

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Would you like to learn the basic skills of photography, try a new creative technique, or improve your results? Then let our expert tips and guides give you the confidence and skills to excel, today.

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Capturing motion in photos requires you to make a choice between freezing the action OR allowing creative blur to show the idea of movement in your photos. Canon tutor, Brian Worley, shares his top tips on capturing motion.

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Capturing great portrait photos, especially on the street, can be challenging. We hope these five tips will help you shoot better photos of people – whether they be friends, family or characters you meet on the street.

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Shooting great action shots, like urban river surfers, snowboarders or runners, means thinking ahead. Firstly, you’ll need to think about what you want to capture, how fast your subject is moving and where you’ll set up and shoot from.

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We all want to capture our children’s sporting achievement, scoring a goal or crossing the finishing line, and for us photographers the pressure is on to get that winning shot.

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Portrait photos are easy to take but tough to master. We’ve come up with some helpful basic tips to turn your good shots into great ones.

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Photographing action is all about capturing split second moments. You’ll need to keep up with the game, follow your snowboarding friends or be poised to capture city surfers as they ride the waves. But you won’t need to move quite as fast if you’re prepared.

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time lapse of night sky

Undoubtedly you will have seen some stunning time-lapse videos of the Milky Way rising in the night sky or traffic rushing through a city scene. In this short video and guide you will learn how to get started with time-lapse photography.

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Canon Photo Companion app

With personalised content, challenges and inspiration to guide you along your photography journey, our Photo Companion app is the perfect partner for any visual storyteller.

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