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Take Pet Photos Like a Pro with Proper L...

Pet owners are always the best pet photographers, because you guys spend time with them every day and live a life togeth...

Capture the Flowing Clouds - Daytime Lon...

Photography is more than just about keeping a photo record of the daily life. It’s fun as it can create images that are ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Beginner’s Guide: Understanding Metering...

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

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。因為不同光線有不同的色溫,被照射的物件的顏色會因此而受影響。由於人眼懂得自動調節環境光線,所以...

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 ...

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...

Beginner’s Guide on Commonly Used Shooti...

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

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...

[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...

Capturing Magnificent Architecture

In addition to the exotic landscape, local culture and people, historic sites and landmarks are definitely on your list ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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!花卉置於枱上,旁邊架上白布,光源放在白布後,用以柔化光線。如果想仿拍窗台邊的光線,可以加上一塊板以阻隔部份光線

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...

Railway Photography

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

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...

Play with the Sunlight Backlight Photogr...

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

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Journey to the Stars – Star Photography ...

The southerly / southwesterly wind in summer gives Hong Kong a clear night sky which is good for star photography. This ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Back to the Pure Black & White

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

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Photography on Streets and Alleys

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

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Insightful Tips from Photography Guru: C...

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

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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
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...

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...

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!有別於其他攝影題材,人像攝影在大部分的情況下較注重強調主體與背景之...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Smile Together

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

Authentic Portraits by Professional Phot...

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

Nature
Chasing the Aurora Borealis in Iceland

A natural spectacle only happens in wintertime, aurora borealis can be spotted between September and March every year, s...

Wait and Catch the Perfect Action
Bir...

Hong Kong is home to many different species of birds, and the city’s favorable geographical location offer a perfect hab...

便攜遠․攝蝶組合 捕捉蝴蝶舞動一刻

香港的蝴蝶品種超過二百多種,例如像仙子般的鳳蝶科 Papilionidae,像飛蛾的弄蝶科 Hesperiidae,像指甲大小的灰蝶科 Lycaenidae,還有最大科屬的蛺蝶科 Nymphalidae,如果擁有好像EF 100-400mm...

Autumn’s Insect Story

The crisp autumn breeze is in the air and it is time for some hiking. Apart from appreciating the beautiful natural land...

Shooting in the Rain

Photo on a sunny day is always attractive, as the color, white balance and sharpness of the picture get enhanced easily....

Shooting Tips for Summer Lotus Photos

This year is a busy year for flower photo lovers. After cherry blossom, golden trumpet tree and cotton tree, lotus is at...

Shooting Tips for Spring Sakura

Sakura (cherry blossoms) is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful spring flowers. Every year from March to April, sakura...

A Guide to Photograph Early Spring Flowe...

Flowers bloom beautifully in spring, and a good photo opportunity will come soon as the long-awaited annual Hong Kong Fl...

The Beauty of Illusion Capturing Images ...

The world of photography is full of possibilities. While some are fascinated by the excitement of high-speed photography...

Others
The Trilogy of Street Cat Photography (P...

Elegant and mysterious, cats are one creature that is frequently being photographed. Apart from your pet cats, have you ...

Infinity Journey - Creative Miniature Ph...

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

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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,太平清醀起源於清朝中葉,當時長洲島上發生瘟疫,不少居民因此喪生。於是居民便到長洲北帝廟舉行醮會,並齋戒三天以示尊敬,疫症才得以消失,從此...

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...

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...

Event Highlights from Canon “FOR EXPERT...

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

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

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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