Steve McCurry takes on the Pirelli 2013 Calendar Breaking with a tradition of striking nude calendars that have been the Pirelli Calendar since 1964. Steve McCurry has elevated the bar so high for the 2013 Pirelli Calendar that I almost pity the photographer challenged for the 2014 edition.

When I’m teaching photographers how to get better pictures with the photo gear they have, I use a range of photo gear. So in this Christmas season here’s my list of seven top photo essentials. 1. Camera Everybody needs one to take photos, or make movies. I’ve been a long time Canon user, since the …

Improved photos with Digital Lens Optimizer (DLO) I’ve written about Digital Lens Optimizer earlier this year on this site, and then also was commissioned to write about it for Canon Professional Network (CPN). Just a day or so ago Canon’s EOS division in Japan added new information with a lot of detail about what DLO …

EOS 5D Mark III multiple exposure mode EOS 5D Mark III includes a multiple exposure mode that makes in-camera composite images simple to do, and very importantly it allows each of the component images to be saved as a RAW image as well as the final composite. Taking a simple subject and lighting them with two …

I’m running a studio lighting workshop at Green Lens Studio in Harringay on 9th December 2012. 4-Hour studio lighting workshop Requirements It is expected that attendees will be able to know how to set shutter speed, aperture, ISO and white balance on their cameras, and that the camera has a standard hotshoe or pc connection …