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10 Tips for a Successful Engagement Photography Shoot

Engagement photography is on the rise in the United States, as couples use social media to promote their upcoming weddings in a creative way. Learn how you can give the future bride and groom the second happiest day of their lives with a fun engagement photo shoot.

Illustrate Your Senses Through Lenses

Whether you are photographing at home or on a vacation, the familiar or something new, creating imagery inspired by the idea of illustrating each of your five senses can be an enjoyable and successful self-assignment and photographic tool.

Wedding Photography with the Canon EOS 6D Mark II

I recently had the chance to review the EOS 6D Mark II on a real wedding at Mallard Island in Long Beach Island, New Jersey. It really allowed me the opportunity to see how the 6D Mark II handled different parts of the wedding day.

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.

Lens Choice: How Changing Your Focal Length Affects Your Look - Part 2

In my last article, we learned about the effect that focal length can have on our imagery, and took a close look at focal lengths ranging from 11 to 70mm. Here, we'll continue the discussion of focal lengths with special attention to focal lengths ranging from 85mm to 200mm. We'll also take a look at the effects you can achieve with a tilt-shift lens.

What's New: EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM

The 85mm lens is first and foremost a fixed focal length lens — that is, it has no zooming capability.  In exchange for losing the ability to zoom, you gain several important capabilities, which professionals have leveraged with SLR cameras for decades.

A Quick Intro to Tilt-Shift Lenses

This is a quick review of what tilt-shift lenses are, and their basic history, and may answer some questions that new photographers might have about them

What's New: Canon EOS M100

Canon’s “mirrorless” interchangeable lens cameras, the EOS M-series, continue to evolve with the EOS M100 joining the existing camera line-up.  The M100 targets the entry-level customer, who primarily expects to work with automatic exposure settings — but it gives full manual exposure and other capabilities.

Tilt-Shift Lenses - Focal Lengths, and Applications

Canon EOS photographers have had a series of tilt-shift lenses to choose from since the launch of the TS-E lenses in 1991. For years, Canon offered TS-E lens choices at 24mm, 45mm, and 90mm. Today, the range is even greater, and entirely populated by L-series lenses.

Adventures in Close-Up Lighting with the Canon MT-26 Macro Twin Lite

Canon makes two Speedlites designed specifically for macro photography, the Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II and the new Macro Twin Lite MT-26EX-RT.  This article will explore the features and benefits of the MT-26.

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