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Sightseeing with the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

When I first heard about the new PowerShot G1 X Mark III, I wanted to know a few things . . . What was different about it? Why should someone consider this camera over another? How does it solve problems? I was very intrigued and couldn’t wait to test it out for myself, so I set out to find some answers during an excursion.

Photographing Holiday Lights

There are many different tricks and techniques to capture the beguiling colors, glitters, and twinkles of holiday lights.

Cocktail Photography 101

The holidays are filled with festive parties, buffets of beautiful food, and glimmering trays of cocktails. You don’t have to be a professional photographer to make the most of this time. Creating a stunning cocktail image can be simple if you follow these suggested tips.

Shoot for Greatness: How to Shoot Unforgettable Hair

Grab your camera and see how simple it is to capture the impact of a water balloon exploding on a person’s head. All you’ll need are the right camera settings — and maybe a poncho.

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.

Food Photography Tips

Learn how to take photos that will make your mouth water. Professional Food Photographer Liza Gershman shares her tips on achieving a creative food photo, whether it's at home or at a restaurant and whichever social media site you plan to post it on.

How to Capture Amazing Food Photos During the Holidays

The holidays are coming and food is everywhere; it's glistening, it's colorful, it's iced and diced and dipped. How can you savor your beloved holiday food moments the whole year through? By taking extraordinary food images.

Cooking with the Camera: Tips for Amazing Food Photography

If you are photographing for a blog, magazine, or cookbook, working with a great food stylist isn’t always possible, but using these helpful tips when photographing food will enhance your imagery.

Tips for Casual Family Portraits During the Holidays

One of the most pleasant experiences of the holiday season is the chance to spend time with extended family and friends. Do you keep your photo skills to yourself and your camera on the shelf, or do you take a few informal portraits of loved ones to remember how they looked at a special moment in time?

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