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22Aug
World-first EOS 6D Mark II Astrophotogra...

Well, we had this extra special exciting news about EOS 6D Mark II, and we wanted to do something extra special exciting...

23Jun
Photographing Places with No One Present

Does the place in the photo above look familiar but strange? This is Fa Yuen Street in Mong Kok, one of the busiest stre...

23Jun
Product Shot Skills - How to Control Ref...

Online shopping is very popular these days. A nice product shot that can grab the shopper’s attention is what you need i...

28Mar
Turn an Old Kit Lens into a Macro Lens

Kit lens refers to the lens that comes along when purchasing a DSLR camera body. Most DSLR users own (or have owned) a k...

24Nov
Beginner’s Guide: Understanding Metering...

“Light” is an indispensable element in photography. To achieve an accurate exposure, we adjust the camera’s settings suc...

28Oct
新手教學 理解及設定白平衡

黃色、橙色、漸變橙色?都是合理的答案。不過,這張相其實是裁剪自下圖,看過原圖後,你就知道這是由現場光線所形成的顏色,其實這道牆的顏色是偏向白色的...

21Sep
Feel the Passing of Time Basic Technique...

Time-lapse is a fast-motion movie effect created by joining a series of images of the same scene or object taken continu...

21Sep
Beginner’s Guide on Shooting with Manual...

To many photography beginners, Manual mode (M Mode) seems to be a more advanced shooting mode than Shutter-Priority (Tv ...

29Aug
Beginner’s Guide on Commonly Used Shooti...

Digital SLR camera provides users with greater flexibility in shooting, and normally offers four shooting modes, namely ...

27Jul
[How is This Shot Taken] Capturing the I...

Most of you probably know that this shot is taken at high shutter speed. Before we talk about the skills, let’s take a l...

27Jul
A Guide to Perfect Pet Photography

Every pet owner loves their pets and wants to capture their adorable faces and actions with photos to treasure for years...

23Jun
Travel Photography Tips: Capturing Magni...

Summer vacation is fast approaching and it’s time to do some travel. In addition to the exotic landscape, local culture ...

26May
Flexible Control on Photo’s Exposure wit...

Have you ever noticed that problem of over- or under-exposure may arise when you move your camera to frame your shot aft...

06May
Wide Angle Prime Lens for Easy Street Sn...

When it comes to street photography, prime lenses with 35mm or 50mm focal lengths are the traditional choices of lenses ...

01Apr
Tips for Tasty Indoor Food Photography

It’s becoming a trend that people take pictures of food first when eating out. The moment you walk into a restaurant, ge...

24Mar
The Unexpectedly Useful Tool for Photogr...

In addition to cameras and lenses, photography related tools come in all sorts of types. Some of them are even more expe...

24Mar
室內仿日光花攝教學

今年花展連續多日遇上陰天,令不少賞花攝花者大失所望,但其實只要花點心思,就算安坐家中亦能拍攝到如日光之下的花卉攝影作品!

23Mar
Railway Photography

The Hokkaido Shinkansen connecting Aomori and Hokkaido in Japan is scheduled to open in March. This is an exciting news ...

25Feb
Question from Beginner: Should I Be Shoo...

RAW and JPEG are both common photo formats. When put in comparison, RAW can record more image data than JPEG and is thus...

25Feb
Play with the Sunlight Backlight Photogr...

Photography beginners are always advised to shoot with front lighting (with light illuminating the subject from behind t...

25Feb
Fairy Tale World of Colorful Hot Air Bal...

Although drone photography is getting popular in recent years, instead of admiring the beauty of aerial shots in front o...

17Dec
Getting Ready for Your Trip – Travel Pho...

Traveling is a good way to explore and experience the scenery, culture and people of places different from where you gro...

17Dec
Give a Twist to Christmas Photos with Cr...

Malls and buildings in Tsim Sha Tsui and Causeway Bay are all glamorously lighted up during Christmas time every year. T...

26Nov
Freeze the Motion Tips for Motion Photog...

The beauty of dynamic photography lies in the uniqueness of each shot. There is a lot of hard work and skills that need ...

24Jun
星夜旅途 - 星空攝影技巧

踏入夏季,開始吹起南/西南風,香港的夜色份外清澈,又到了星空拍攝的好季節。一般常見的星空攝影技巧,包括拍攝星星與星流跡,本文會由器材、注意事項以至拍攝技巧...

23Jun
Use of Fisheye Lens for Playful Images

A high quality lens should deliver not only exceptional quality, but also effective correction of image distortion. The ...

18Jun
Capture the Excitement of Dragon Boat Ra...

Dragon boat racing, once an ancient Chinese folk ritual to celebrate Tuen Ng Festival (aka Dragon Boat Festival), has tr...

23Apr
Use of Tilt-Shift Lens for Architectural...

Tilt-shift lens can change the optical axis directly. If offers two functions, namely Shift function that alters the ext...

23Apr
The Magical Crystal Balls from a Macro L...

What are the possible topics for macro photography? In addition to models, insects and flowers, we can challenge ourselv...

16Apr
Ball of Light Photography Guide

Light painting photography has been gaining popularity for a while now and should not be unfamiliar to photo lovers. Thi...

23Mar
Back to the Pure Black & White

Although color photography occupies the mainstream, black and white photography remains a strong division and is the pre...

24Feb
Learn to Read a Histogram to Help You Ge...

Exposure is a major factor to decide whether a photo is good or not. But simply by checking the exposure with your eyes ...

24Feb
Freezing Time with High-Speed Photograph...

High-speed photography can freeze an image that is invisible to the eyes. It can be done easily at home too. In this art...

24Feb
Street Snapshots of Everyday Moments

The term “Snapshot” should not be unfamiliar to those who love photography. Snapshot is in fact a kind of documentary ph...

29Jan
DIY Studio Product Shots

To sell products online, an attractive product shot is key. This article will show you how to DIY studio product shots w...

18Dec
Easy Tools for Dreamy Bokeh!

Many people like to use shallow depth of field to create beautiful bokeh for their photos. If you want something fancier...

18Dec
DIY Lens Effect with Easy Tricks

Modern photography often involves a lot of post-editing. Fancy some special effects without the hassle of post-editing y...

18Dec
Simple Shooting Tips for Dazzling X’mas ...

The Christmas bell is ringing, and the city and malls are all getting ready with colorful Christmas decoration. The dazz...

24Oct
Photography on Streets and Alleys

A city is made up of many components, for example skyscrapers of various kinds, fast-walking pedestrians, vehicles whipp...

30Sep
Long Exposure Photography Skills for Lun...

A zoom lens can offer more flexibility than a prime lens for firework photography. We can change the lens’ focal length ...

08Sep
Shooting Tips for Mid-Autumn Full Moon a...

The Mid-Autumn Festival is an important festival celebrated by the Hong Kong people. Various festive events offer great ...

27Aug
Summer Photography

Blue sky and bright, sunny weather are the images that pop up in our mind when we think of summer. The season offers a g...

11Jul
Exploring the Underwater World

Summer is here! Are you ready for the sun and beach? Different from what we see on land, the stunning ocean scenery unde...

Landscape
25Aug
Capture City Rainscape with a Twist

Summer is not only about hot sunny days. The blue sky landscape is of course enchanting, but capturing the city rainscap...

25Jul
Skills for Capturing the Busy Night Traf...

Hong Kong remains a bustling city even at nightfall. The lighted up buildings, busy traffic, multicolored neon signs wit...

23Jun
漫步薰衣草田 法國南部旅攝指南

普羅旺斯盛放的薰衣草田,可算是七月法國南部的標誌!伴隨南法燦爛的陽光,漫步於一望無際的紫色花海、飽覽遼闊蔚藍海岸的渡假勝地,游走在充滿異國風情的大街小巷等,均讓大家沉醉於這個浪漫國度。今次與你分享法國南部普羅旺斯 - 阿爾卑斯 - 蔚藍海岸...

26May
Capture the Romantic After-Rain Scenes T...

Although summer in Hong Kong is a rainy season, there is always something interesting to shoot with the rains. Whether y...

26May
An Image Showing Changes from Day to Nig...

American photographer Stephen Wilkes’ incredible photo series “Day To Night” fuse moments from day to night of various i...

27Apr
Top Three Flower Photography Destination...

Sakura trees lining along streets and riverbanks are typical romantic scenery of the authentic Japanese Spring. In fact,...

28Mar
Capturing the Dancing Fairies
The Com...

Auroras top the bucket lists of travelers in recent years due to rumors since last year that they are getting more diffi...

24Feb
Indulge in the Romantic Snow World: Shir...

Many hongkongers travel to the northern countries during winter season to experience the charm of winter scenery when ev...

26Jan
Capturing Lunar New Year Fireworks with ...

The firework show on the second day of Lunar New Year is something not to be missed for photo enthusiasts. Every year, p...

23Dec
A Quick Introduction to Landscape Photog...

Landscape photography has long been a popular photographic topic to novices. Apart from practicing more and trying out o...

24Nov
Insightful Tips from Photography Guru: C...

Our city’s landscape is constantly changing under rapid development with heritage buildings and old communities being de...

28Oct
Insightful Tips from Travel Photographer...

Red leaves become the talk of town every year when autumn arrives. It is a peak season for photo lovers to travel abroad...

07Oct
The Qinghai-Tibetan Photo Story by Photo...

Travel photos are just a record of the memorable moments to most people; but to photowriter Celia Cheng, they are also a...

29Aug
Celia Cheng’s “Hola, South America!” Tra...

Passionate in traveling, Hongkongers take the chance to travel abroad whenever there is long holiday. To many travelers,...

14Jun
Spectacular Landscape Shots by Club Cano...

A beautiful photo of magnificent landmark, calm pond reflection with sweeping blue sky and changing clouds taken at Whit...

26May
Seize the Best Timing to Shoot! Understa...

A successful nighttime image requires both shooting skills and a right timing to shoot. Seize the chance to shoot with t...

20Jan
Catching the Sunrise

Plan your year in spring and your day at dawn. The light of the morning sun is symbolic of hope, and no wonder it has al...

17Dec
Travel and Shoot the Snow World

Hong Kong doesn’t snow in December but many people would travel to enjoy a white, snowy Christmas during holidays. How c...

26Nov
Beginner’s Guide to Nightscape Photograp...

Known as the “Pearl of the Orient”, Hong Kong has one of the most beautiful city nightscape in the world! To many photo ...

28Oct
Capture Gorgeous Autumn Sunsets

We eat what is in season; and the same applies to photography as well. We photograph flowers in spring, blue sky and sea...

24Sep
Fall Photography: Golden Silver Grass Fi...

While the vivid red leaves are for sure the most favorable foliage to photograph in late Autumn, the golden silver grass...

22Jul
The Essential Guide to Filters for Lands...

Filters are essential tools when it comes to landscape photography. Applying filters of different types can enhance your...

22May
Capture It Fast A Guide to Lightning Pho...

Among all natural landscapes, lightning is probably the most surprising and rewarding type of photography because it’s u...

13Apr
The Beauty of Fog and Clouds

Winter has passed without even noticing. Spring is here – a good season to photograph fog and clouds. Fog photography is...

03Feb
Capture a Bright Blue Sky

We see a blue sky but it is hard to capture it with camera sometimes. Very often you just wind up with a dull white sky....

26Jan
Exploring the Wild Beautiful Mountain La...

Although the bustling city life offers a lot of photography topics such as glamorous nightscape, sometimes it is good to...

18Dec
Capture a Heart Warming Winter

Winter is a joyful, festive time of the year. It reminds us of Christmas, snow, travels and holidays. Whether you will b...

11Dec
In Chase of Holy Light and Shadow Shooti...

Crepuscular rays, also called “Jesus rays”, are columns of sunlight that appear to radiate from the sky. This is formed ...

25Nov
The Beauty of Red Leaves

Autumn with pleasant weather is the perfect season to go hiking. For photo lovers, the beautiful scene of falling leaves...

14Nov
Capture Stunning Sunrises and Sunsets

Many people love to photograph sunrises and sunsets. However, these scenes which are beautiful to the eyes may not be ea...

15Oct
Night-Time Light Trail Photography in Ce...

As its name suggests, light trail is the trail of light which we can capture by using a slow shutter as light moves. Nor...

31Jul
Travel and Shoot Stunning Japan Scenery

Japan has everything for everyone – from natural scenery to shopping and city life. No matter which month you visit Japa...

Portrait
28Sep
Photographing Kids: Basic Tips Sharing f...

September is a challenging and memorable month to kids new to school and parents alike, as there are so many precious fi...

06May
Large Aperture Prime Lens for Everyday S...

When a newborn joins the family, many parents would have plans to capture the precious growth journey of their kids with...

11Feb
情人節又來了 女朋友應該這樣拍!

情人節除了忙著為另一伴準備驚喜和禮物外,也是時候好好運用你的相機,記錄你與情人的美好回憶。本文將與你分享實用的人像拍攝技巧,有一技旁身,要拍出女朋友漂亮自然的一刻就無難度啦!

24Aug
Record Your Kids’ Growth Journey with Ph...

To record the precious growth moments of kids with photos has become an important matter for many parents. As kids are a...

26Feb
Happy • Get Together

Sharing happiness is way better than enjoying it by your own. Get together with your family and friends and let the inde...

26Jan
Capture Exotic Portraits

Most Hong Kong people love traveling. It is a way to getaway from the busy life, relax yourself and take really beautifu...

18Dec
Shooting Tips for Double Exposure Portra...

Normal double exposure is not a new thing to most of us. To give it a twist, we will share how to create interesting dou...

26Nov
Smile Together

Photography is an art of happiness. The smiles of the photographer and subject are something that interacts with each ot...

03Sep
Authentic Portraits by Professional Phot...

Francesca L has developed a keen interest in photography since she was a university student. Immediately after graduatio...

Nature
Others
03Mar
Infinity Journey - Creative Miniature Ph...

The “Miniature Calendar” project by Japanese miniature photographer Tanaka Tatsuya has offered us a new perspective to v...

21Sep
Guide to Panning Photography to Create a...

To many photography beginners, Manual mode (M Mode) seems to be a more advanced shooting mode than Shutter-Priority (Tv ...

29Aug
Capture this Great Summer with a Splash ...

When we talk about summer, images like sunny sky, bright sunshine and outdoor activities come to our mind. All these hav...

27Jul
A Guide to Choose and Use the Right Trip...

In addition to camera and lens, tripod is another photographic equipment that’s worth investing in. A tripod can stabili...

14Jun
Delicious Macro Food Photography

When a group of girls meet up at a restaurant, there is no reason not to take some appetising shots first when delicate ...

08Dec
DIY Your Little Festive Surprises with S...

The Christmas bell is ringing. If you are still looking for gift ideas for your friends and family, why not play with yo...

26Nov
Extend Your Reach Flexibly with Extender

Although the weather is getting cold in December, Hong Kong, blessed with its warm climate, is the ideal place for migra...

18Sep
Guide to Realistic Toy Figure Photograph...

Found any treasure from this year’s Ani-Com & Games Hong Kong? Apart from displaying the collectible toy figures at home...

10Jun
太平清醮拍攝攻略-器材篇

一年一度的太平清醮活動剛剛結束,相信在場的朋友,都拍下不少漂亮的相片。所謂「醮」,意思是祭祀活動。據說,太平清醀起源於...

21May
Capture the Dreamy Beauty of Smoke

Smoke appears in varying shapes and forms, and the flowing plume of smoke is a good object to photograph. Smoke photogra...

18Mar
A Guide to Basic Camera Cleaning

Regular cleaning of your camera can ensure shooting quality and prolong the camera’s life. It’s in fact not that difficu...

24Feb
Event Highlights from Canon “FOR EXPERT...

Last year, Canon Hongkong’s “FOR EXPERT.BY EXPERT” program spotlighted themes of “Wildlife Photography” and “High-Speed ...

03Nov
Understanding EF Lens Naming Terminology...

The name of every Canon EF Lens is made up of a bunch of numbers and letters that tell you something about the lens. By ...

24Oct
The Application of Polarizers

A polarizer is a type of filters – a photographic tool that is often placed in front of the camera to aid shooting and c...

22Oct
Canon Product Launch and Trial Event

“Canon Product Launch and Trial Event” held on 23 September showcased a range of new digital cameras and lenses includin...

17Sep
Canon “FOR EXPERT‧BY EXPERT” Presents “T...

This year, Canon Hongkong presents "The Chase for Speed" exhibition and seminars focusing on high-speed photography thro...

27Aug
"The Chase For Speed" High-Speed Photogr...

Renowned for its commitment to promoting photography culture, Canon Hongkong organizes a wide range of photographic acti...

27Aug
Capture the Split-Second Action 61-Point...

Various water sports are the best chill out activities in summer! The ability to capture the split-second action poses g...

24Jul
New Lenses Trial Report New Ultra Wide-...

The newly launched Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Full-Frame Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom Lens and EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM ...

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