Available light location shoot with Camilla Just last week I photographed Camilla at the St Giles fair in Oxford. Working amongst the crowds in the streets as the light fell I selected just three prime lenses for the EOS 5D Mark III and pushed the ISO. Of course there can’t be a fair without masses …

Last night I was at Bracknell Camera Club to give a talk. It was my first visit to the club and it was a great crowd of people there, plus I ran in to my good buddy Noel Hannan who also snapped the picture of me above. My talk was split in to two distinct and different …

PowerShot G7 X I love my PowerShot S-series cameras, and with the new PowerShot G7 X it appears that Canon have combined the looks and design of the S-series with a G-series feature set. As an avid Speedlite user the only thing I can see missing is the hotshoe. Like the other G-series cameras the …

With the EOS 7D Mark II comes three new Canon lenses: EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM With over 100 million EF lenses produced since the EOS system was introduced, Canon has added three new lenses to the already extensive line-up. EF 400mm f/4 DO …

Canon announces EOS 7D Mark II It’s been years in the making, and now the EOS 7D Mark II is finally out in the light.   EOS 7D Mark II specifications 20.2 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor ISO 100–16000 (expandable to H1: 25600, H2: 51200) Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors High speed continuous shooting up to …

Auto Lighting Optimizer (ALO) is designed to automatically enhance contrast and exposure of photos and video captured with EOS cameras. ALO is active by default, and is applied to JPEG images and the LCD preview of RAW images.   What is Auto Lighting Optimizer (ALO)? EOS cameras since the 2007 have included the Auto Lighting Optimizer …

TOKYO, September 2, 2014 — Canon Inc. commemorated today the 80th anniversary of the birth of Japan’s first 35mm focal-plane-shutter camera, dubbed the Kwanon, which was produced in prototype form in 1934. The engineers who created the camera decided to name it after Kwannon, the Buddhist goddess of mercy, hoping the deity would share her …