Auto exposure bracketing explained Auto exposure bracketing (AEB) is a feature on Canon cameras where the camera can be configured to take a picture at the metered exposure setting, plus additional pictures that are over and or underexposed relative to the metered reading. Mostly the feature give photographers options in post production to merge different …

Silver product photography Product photography is an artistic and highly technical challenge. When the products being photographed are reflective silver the challenge becomes hard, and if there are round items that are reflective the battle is often to avoid the photographer and camera appearing in the pictures. Recently I was asked to photograph some silverware, …

Multiple exposure in-camera needs the right subject This article is all about in-camera multiple exposure with the EOS 5D Mark III. This past weekend I had plans to go to the Red Bull Pro Nationals Motocross at Cullham Park. It was the final round of the championship and with some titles undecided there would be plenty …

Several EOS cameras now have an option for orientation linked AF; the EOS 70D, EOS 7D, EOS 5D Mark III and the EOS-1D X all support this. In simple terms the camera uses it’s orientation sensor to automatically switch AF point depending on the camera’s orientation. There are three different orientations that the camera will …

I was recently out with a group of photographers from a local camera club. The aim was to photograph some unusual plants – orchids, however they’d finished flowering weeks before. I chose an alternative plant and carried on shooting. Step 1 – how does it look with ambient light only I usually take a picture …