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#BehindTheShot with #CanonExplorerOfLight @dorn.bruce : "You never learn more than when you take the time to teach! I love to teach and I’ve been mentoring a young photo pal named @sarahonanie on and off for a couple of years. Sara is a member of the Hopi Indian tribe and lives in northern Arizona. Monument Valley, Grand Falls, Antelope Canyon, and the Grand Canyon are all right in her backyard. Is it any surprise that she loves nature and landscape photography? When Sara recently asked me to shoot some 8th grade graduation pictures for her, I figured it was a good time to make a lesson out of it and introduce her to a series of environmental portrait techniques. This moonlit image of Sara under White Mesa Arch created by mixing nocturnal photography with light painting. Once I had finalized my composition and locked down my tripod, I placed Sara in the foreground, just a few meters in front of my lens. With my EF 11-24mm F4L zoom lens set to 11mm, I manually focused a little beyond Sara to help let depth-of-field bring the background into focus. With Sara steadily holding her pose at the beginning of the exposure, I painted her figure with a wee bit of illumination from a handheld battery-powered LED photo light. When experience and testing told me that she’d had enough illumination, I chased her out of the frame. This short moment of artificial illumination – about 1 second in duration – mixed with a longer moonlight exposure of the background – ultimately 16 seconds – resulted in the spirit-like transparency we sought. It took more than a few tries to get the best-looking mix of exposures, to be sure, but we didn’t give up experimenting until we loved the results. I learn something new each time I try this fun light-painting technique. Sara’s parents loved the results! Try things, learn things, teach things. Just remember to watch out for coyotes and mountain lions… " Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Lens: EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Aperture: f/5 ISO: 1600 Shutter Speed: 16 seconds Focal Length: 11mm #teamcanon #canon #canoneos #canoneos5dmarkiv #sarahonanieimages
"Hanging out with my friends and chasing the Milky Way at Joshua Tree National Park!" #MyCanonStory Photo Credit: @miguelin1992 Camera: #Canon EOS R Lens: EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Aperture: f/1.8 ISO: 1600 Shutter Speed: 20 sec Focal Length: 50mm #teamcanon #canonusa #milkyway #joshuatree #nightphotography
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"The great hammerhead shark is such a rare and delightful animal to observe—it is both feisty and cautious, elegant and awkward. This female was a challenge to photograph because she often would come in so close that it was difficult to get her entirely in frame." #MyCanonStory Photo Credit: @bo.dabi Camera: #Canon EOS 5DS R Lens: EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM Aperture: f/16 ISO: 400 Shutter Speed: 1/160 sec Focal Length: 15mm #teamcanon #canonusa #hammerhead #underwater #underwaterphotography #sharks
This week's photo theme is #PetPhotography ! Share your adorable pet photos with us and make sure to tag #CanonFanPhoto . Let us know what gear you used for a chance to see your image featured on our page. Camera: #Canon EOS 5D Mark III Lens: EF 135mm f/2L USM Aperture: f/2.5 ISO: 320 Shutter Speed: 1/2500 sec Focal Length: 135mm
"One of my favorite places in California, The Wedge. Known for its monstrous waves throughout the year. I've seen some waves there that would make me think twice about ever going into water again." #MyCanonStory Photo Credit: @rustic.vegan Camera: #Canon EOS 5D Mark II Lens: EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Aperture: f/7.1 ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/320 sec Focal Length: 24mm #teamcanon #canonusa #california #thewedge #waves
Shoutout to #TeamCanon fan @jamieeilts for sharing this beautiful #SpringPortrait photo for last week's #CanonFanPhoto theme! Check back tomorrow for our next theme announcement. Camera: Canon EOS 6D Lens: EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM
"This sunset view from West Maui's lava coated coastline looks out upon Lāna'i and Moloka'i." #MyCanonStory Photo Credit: @rookemedia Camera: #Canon EOS 5D Mark III Lens: EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Aperture: f/11 ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 70 sec Focal Length: 23mm
Photography allows us to remember and appreciate what is and once was. The Notre Dame Cathedral is a landmark that continues to inspire photographers from all over the world. As a community inspired by the power of the photo, let's celebrate the beauty of this historic site. Submit your photos to #MyCanonStory using our bio link so we can continue to share the memories that will always be cherished through photography. Camera: #Canon EOS 5D Mark II Lens: EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Aperture: f/4 ISO: 160 Shutter Speed: 1/60 sec Focal Length: 24mm
"Pretty Spring blossoms in the afternoon light." #MyCanonStory Photo Credit: @lifewithgilda Camera: #Canon EOS 6D Lens: EF 135mm f/2L USM Aperture: f/4 ISO: 400 Shutter Speed: 1/1000 sec Focal Length: 135mm
"I went out with a few of my students to shoot the stars in a small mountain town called Poppi in Tuscany. There were too many clouds but I decided that I was going to teach them how to make long exposures either way." #MyCanonStory Photo Credit: @giosue.valentino Camera: #Canon EOS R Lens: RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM Aperture: f/7.1 ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 20 sec Focal Length: 24mm
"Catching a beautiful sunset in Laguna Beach, California. This place is special to me because it’s the place where I began my journey with my canon camera." #MyCanonStory Photo Credit: @ssjr__13 Camera: #Canon EOS 6D Mark II Lens: EF 17-40mm f/4L USM Aperture: f/4 ISO: 500 Shutter Speed: 1/200 sec Focal Length: 25mm
"I've been exploring Southern California. Once a week I would go somewhere new, regardless of the weather. Today I went to the Carlsbad Flower Fields and was enthralled with all the amazing colors. I stayed until they closed because I was so caught up in all the beauty." #MyCanonStory Photo Credit: @brookbyrnesphotography Camera: #Canon EOS 6D Mark II Lens: EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Aperture: f/3.5 ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/800 sec Focal Length: 24mm
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