With a full year of blogging, working for myself and other fun stuff it’s time to look back at the year that’s oh so nearly over. I’ve had a great year, enjoyed myself, made some great photos, told some stories, trained, written presentations and a chunk of a book. I had planned to write my …

During a recent individual training the topic of flash power came up, the photographer I was talking to was saying his flash wasn’t powerful enough, even though he had a Speedlite 580EX II. I suggested that he try something other than ISO 100 for his flash pictures. The Speedlite 580EX II has a guide number …

It often surprises me to see photographers with expensive cameras and lenses balanced on the most unsecure tripods. Your tripod should be sturdy and hold your kit safely and still. Spending somewhere between ten and twenty percent of the value of the kit you put on a tripod seems a reasoned investment. I was asked …

I’m currently down in South Africa about to go to Cape Town for a couple of days, but for the last few days I’ve been busy at the Sandton Convention Centre presenting on Canon workflow software and also a session about my photography with Speedlites and other light sources. While preparing for the seminars I …

I’m so happy to have received a couple of advance copies of a new book that I worked on over the summer. Better Images with Canon Lenses and Flash has been jointly written by Jukka Kolari, Peter Forsgård and me and was created to help photographers understand which lenses, flashes they might want to add …

I’m pleased to share some more information about my next project, I’m going to be presenting at Canon South Africa’s Expo ’11 in Johannesburg in just over a weeks time. I’m honoured to have been asked to share some of my images from my portfolio and also present some workshops on the Canon software suite …