Brian’s 2012 review With the year nearly at an end, and the turkey almost all gone, it is time to look back at a few of my highlights of 2012. The p4pictures blog At the beginning of the year I set myself a goal to write 104 blog posts over the course of the year, …

Happy Christmas Here’s hoping that Santa decided to put you on the nice list and not the naughty list. As a result you got a great photo present for Christmas. If it was a Canon EOS camera you will find some helpful tips below. Make sure that your new camera is set so that it’s …

EOS 6D has WiFi & GPS, surely batteries won’t last When I first saw the information about the EOS 6D I was quite intrigued, with both GPS and WiFi built-in it’s the most connected EOS so far. Several other EOS camera can use Wireless File Transmitters (WFT) or a GPS receiver (GP-E2) but with both …

Taking pictures even faster EOS-1D cameras since the EOS-1D Mark II have included a configuration setting that reduces the shutter release lag. By default the cameras are set to give a consistent and stable time lag between fully pressing the shutter and the picture being taken, typically around 55 milliseconds. Why “faster” is not the …

Snapseed available for Android Since it’s launch Snapseed has only been available for iOS devices. When Google bought Nik Software, the makers of the Nik Plug-ins and Snapseed some news sources reported that Google had simply bought Snapseed, such is the status of the app on the iOS platform. However Google and Nik’s software teams …