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

Thanks to some clever email marketing from a camera store, I was inspired to quickly put together my own pancake day picture with an EF 40mm f/2.8 STM pancake lens Pancake day is the day to finish up all the eggs, fat and milk before the period of lent, or a big marketing opportunity for …

I’ve just received my latest copy of PhotoPlus, and it’s a special one. For me it marks a year since I was invited down to Bath to find about being part of the regular contributor team. Each month I have four pages to help out with reader’s questions and to rate one photographers photo. As …

Over the weekend I was making pictures with the EOS 5DS R in a compact space on the Park Cameras stand at The Societies annual convention and trade fair, here’s some thoughts about working with 50MP A few weeks back I was asked if I could help to show the detailed resolving power of the …

Manfrotto has started 2016 with another product launch; three new generation LED panels designed to be used on-camera; CROMA2, MICROPRO2 and SPECTRA2 Manfrotto, world leader in the photography, imaging equipment and accessories industry, announces the new generation compact LED lights for professional and advanced hobbyist videographers and photographers. CROMA2, MICROPRO2 and SPECTRA2 offer the latest …

Back button focus allows a photographer to separately control when the camera focuses and when it takes pictures. By default all Canon EOS cameras have focus activated by pressing the shutter halfway down, just as you would to take a picture. I’ve written about back button focus previously, but reader Kobus Pelser asked specifically about …

I shot some head shots for Talisha, an amazing talented dancer from Liverpool earlier this week Once the headshots were in the camera it was time to experiment a little with some lighting approaches for small spaces. Headshots   I used mostly one or two Speedlites for these shots, modifiers for the head shots were …