My gear guide My recent off-camera flash workshops in Oxford have highlighted the need to help photographers find out great solutions for securing their expensive Speedlites to light stands. Over the years I have tries many kinds of adapters so I have produced an  Off-Camera Flash Gear Guide where you can see the kit I am …

The past week seems to have flown by and in a good way – busy makes the time fly. I’ve been preparing a whole set of content for an upcoming article – or two – which will look at how optimising your camera setup speeds up your working process and ensures your camera performs as …

For pictures on my blog I usually need JPEG images with an sRGB colour space. However screen captures on the Mac are PNG files with the monitor profile attached, PR images from various companies arrive with AdobeRGB or no colour spaces and sometimes as TIFF. My newly acquired HDMI frame grabber creates TGA images. What …

Canon has released a new firmware update for the EOS 6D EOS 6D firmware update version 1.1.4 Canon says that firmware version 1.1.4 includes the following revisions and feature fixes. Firmware Version 1.1.4 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.1.3. If the camera’s firmware is already Version 1.1.4, it is not necessary to …

Tales from the road… Helsinki, Finland After a somewhat OMG-E (oh my god its early) 04:45 alarm call this morning, I’m now in Helsinki to deliver a day of photo training tomorrow. Despite this being a really short trip – flying back tomorrow night – the awesome folks of Finland have provided a vista from …

This past few nights – and tonight for one more night – I’ve been photographing the Oxford Fashion Week runway shows. It’s been a series of late nights, and manic turnaround times of heaps of images each and every night. If you’d like to see a few of the photos – created from those late …