Brian Worley

Full-time photo tutor and photographer. I love to share my knowledge and skills to make photos, videos and teach others. I write books and articles for photo magazines and I always have at least one Speedlite flash in my camera bag

Manfrotto, world leader in the photography, imaging equipment and accessories industry, announces the launch of the new Manfrotto Advanced Rear Backpack. The Advanced Rear Backpack can be used as a camera backpack, a laptop backpack, or just as a protective camera case. Protective for photographers Featuring the Manfrotto Protection System, the lower part of the …

Canon has introduced the Speedlite 600EX II-RT a direct replacement for the exiting Speedlite 600EX-RT flash. Canon says that “The Speedlite 600EX II-RT is a powerful, high-performance flash, offering ultimate lighting control, ideal for fast frame-rate shooting such as sporting events, weddings or red carpet moments.” Speedlite 600EX II-RT – faster recycling The key reason …

Last week I headed over to Tackley in Oxfordshire for a quick shoot with Emma. I was creating some new pictures for my Speedlite workshops that I deliver for EOS Training Academy. Part of the shoot was in the old Pigeon House, built in 1616. The top floor of this building is used as a space …

How awesome is your brain? Yesterday mine reminded me to use a light source really close to a subject seated at a table. Brian’s brain files it under shopping bag lighting. I’ll share the video that gave me the term shopping bag lighting later, but the picture up above is the result. I used a …

I’ve seen plenty of pictures where automatic flash, E-TTL, gets it wrong. Ever since I completely switched to radio flash I have been able to use Speedlites and E-TTL in bright light more than ever before. I’ve also worked out why you need two, or more flashes in bright light. E-TTL clever tech for automatic …

Canon has picked up five TIPA awards this year, with the EOS-1D X Mark II, EOS 5DS & 5DS R, PowerShot G5 X, IXUS 285HS and the imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 being selected. Editors from the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) member magazines recently met for their General Assembly to vote for the best photo and imaging …

Super clamps are one of the most useful bits of grip kit I own. Combining them with a few studs and you have a secure way to mount lights, cameras and as in this case a TriGrip reflector wherever you need. Essential component parts … Manfrotto 035 Super Clamp [MA 035] Manfrotto Super Clamp stud …