firmware update EOS 5D Mark III

Firmware update time Canon has release two new firmware updates; one for the EOS 5D Mark III and one for the EOS-1D X camera. Yesterday at my EOS 5D Mark III workshop, several participants were using older versions of firmware in their cameras. I had suggested they get them updated to 1.2.3, clearly that now should …

EOS and Speedlite workshops in Oxfordshire

I’m already busy with training courses this year so make sure you have booked your place for training with me before the courses sell out. I have training for Canon cameras, flash and off-camera flash lighting for both Canon and non-Canon photographers. Get flash skills I love teaching flash photography, and I am currently running …

edit video with photoshop

Did you know you can edit video with Photoshop? One of the barriers to working with video is the notion that you need to learn or buy yet more software. However if you subscribe to Adobe’s Photographer Creative Cloud program you already have the software needed to edit video. Yes you can edit video in Photoshop! …

triggering studio flash

Triggering studio flash When working with studio flash you need a means to trigger them to fire in sync with the opening of the camera shutter. There are three common methods of triggering studio flashes; a sync cord (cable) connected between the camera and the studio flash a radio transmitter on the camera and a …

Twelve tips for Christmas – Day 12

On the twelfth day of Christmas… 12 Drummers Drumming – that would be like the alarm clock on this first day back to a regular work pattern. So today’s tip is all about breaking the pattern; an encouragement to do something different with your photography this year. Move off auto – try manual So if you …

tethered shooting

On the eleventh day of Christmas… Eleven Pipers Piping… so today it’s all about getting your pictures from your camera to you computer screen when you shoot tethered. High-speed tethered shooting Tethered shooting is a topic that is really popular amongst this site’s visitors and today I have a top tip about tethered shooting with the …