Thursday and Friday this week I lead two Speedlite flash workshops for EOS Magazine Getting started with Speedlite flash Thursday was a bigger group of folks and we started at the basics of how the flash system works. By the end of the first day every single participant was able to control a single flash both …

I was out with fellow photographers Brian Dukes, Glyn Dewis and Mark Hall photographing Brian’s son Paddy Dukes and his riding mates in Surrey. I packed a bunch of Speedlite flashes and the Lastolite quad mounting plate from my quad bracket to allow up to found Speedlites to be position on one light stand. It …

Registered AF points make it simple to switch the location of your AF point with the touch of a single button.   Imagine you have the AF point on the left side of the frame to give an off-centred composition to your picture. Then you need to change the position of the AF point somewhere else …

EOS 1200D firmware update available EOS 1200D gets an update to the firmware to improve exposure when the camera is used with some of Canon’s tilt-shift lenses. While I think that very few EOS 1200D owners are likely to also have one of the TS-E lenses that causes the problem I always recommend keeping you camera firmware …