lastolite trigrip bracket

Lastolite TriGrip Bracket I have recently been working with a range reflectors and diffusers for outdoor photography, and one of the problems is maintaining the placement of the reflectors – particularly if you’re working single handed. Here’s where the  comes in handy. Holding the reflector in one hand and the camera in the other gives …

lens flare

Lens flare and positioning Lens flare is often controlled with a lens hood, but for wide-angle lenses the effectiveness of the lens hoods is limited. It’s also possible that a slight change of angle relative to the sun and subject can also change the presence of lens flare. In the two pictures below the lens …

eos remote app update

EOS Remote 1.1 – supports EOS 70D Hot on the heals of the EOS 70D announcement the EOS Remote application for Android and iOS devices has also received an update. Version 1.1 of the app is ready and free to download from the Apple and Android app stores now. Note: Still missing is the support …

swedish chameleon sc4 shoulder rig

Swedish Chameleon launches SC4 range Swedish Chameleon rigs for DSLR and compact movie cameras have been a favourite since I first saw their SC3: TINY that was designed to work with the Canon EOS 60D. Key to the new SC4 range or rigs is that they have a dovetail mounting system that is compatible with …

digital photo professional 3.13.0

Digital Photo Professional (DPP) 3.13.0 Canon’s Digital Photo Professional (DPP) software has reached version 3.13.0, so what’s new besides the support for the EOS 700D & EOS 100D cameras? OF course with the launch of the EOS 70D there’s also got to be some further update coming soon too. What’s new in Digital Photo Professional …

break the rules of photography

Break the rules – but know what they are first Photography is often defined by certain rules and regulations, however since it’s a combination of technical and creative disciplines one of the keys is knowing the rules AND knowing when to break the rules. Some rules are more ingrained than others; the rule of thirds …