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

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 …

Canon has issued a note about a firmware update for the Speedlite 600EX-RT and Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT. The update addresses an issue when using 7 or more flashes with linked shooting or wireless flash shooting. Speedlite 600EX-RT & ST-E3-RT firmware update Canon UK is offering a free firmware update service at their service centre from …

Manfrotto is rapidly filling the needs of photographers with flashes with another new lighting modifier, the Ezybounce card. In short the EzyBounce card is a flexible light modifier that fits in your pocket and on your flash.    Manfrotto, world leader in the photography, imaging equipment and accessories industry, announces the launch of a new …

There’s a rule-of-thumb that you need to choose a shutter speed that is the reciprocal of your lens’ focal length to avoid camera shake. Canon cameras always have tried to set a shutter speed to avoid camera shake in Program mode with enough light. In recent years the usability of high ISO has made it …

Canon’s EOS camera were introduced just over a quarter of a century ago and in the intervening years have been super successful; firstly with the AF performance and then with the advent of digital CMOS image sensors. Today Canon has announced that the 80 millionth EOS camera was manufactured just last week on the 10th …