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Stunning Model Shots by Controlling the Light

In this article I’ll share with you some of the images I took while I, and several dedicated and talented photographers, were exploring the light on my recent “Face to Face” Canon photo workshop at the Canon Experience Center in Costa Mesa, California.

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Ken Sklute's Guide to Creating an Eclipse Composite

You had the opportunity to capture images of the partial phases as well as the beautiful details of totality. So why not use a composite to tell a visual story of the event. To create a composite you first need to pre-visualize what you are going to create.

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Welcome to the colorful world of Hot Air Ballooning!

Learn how to creatively photograph hot air balloons, whether during dawn or sunrise, during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

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A Look Back on Totality

It has been almost one year that my team at Canon and I have been setting out to prepare a knowledge base for first-time eclipse shooters and those veteran eclipse chasers on how to best record the event safely, using the correct equipment to make the experience an easy, enjoyable one.

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Exploring the Canon 5D Mark IV's Creative Options on Route 66

Well my friends we are getting close to the end of the road, so to speak, in my three-part Route 66 series exclusively here in the Canon Digital Learning Center. I hope you are enjoying the ride. Here are a few more photographs and thoughts from the trip as well as some tips on using the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV.

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Chasing the Light on Route 66 with the Canon 5D Mark IV

Photographers chase the light, which is ever-changing in intensity, color, contrast and direction. On our Route 66 road trip, I chased the light for nine days in April 2017, and recorded it with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV.

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Revisiting Route 66 With My Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

In this article, I’ll share with you some of my favorite images [of Route 66] along with some photography and processing tips. In the subsequent articles, I’ll share more new images along with additional photo tips.

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Get in the Game: Winning Youth Sports Shots

This guide from Damian Strohmeyer will help you improve your sports photography, and give you an inside look at where he positions himself when shooting baseball and softball.

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Storytelling with Canon Lenses at the Bottom of the World

Join Canon Explorer of Light Rick Sammon as he shares his recent trip to Antarctica, and how he illustrates and tells his story through the use of different lenses. "Photographers are storytellers: we tell a story within the frame of a still image."

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Sri Lanka Sojourn with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Photography is more than just taking, or as I say, making, a picture. It’s about the entire photographic process and the personal experience. In this article I’ll share with you some of my favorite photographs and experiences from my recent trip to Sri Lanka – a magical destination – documented with my Canon EOS 5D Mark IV.

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