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

A tilt-shift lens for portraits makes for interesting results. With careful focus and some tilt you get super sharp eyes, and naturally smoother skin tone and softer texture. A good number of photographers I meet have never even seen a tilt-shift lens. Those that have, often think they are used for architecture to “stop buildings …

EOS R battery life is a concern for many photographers, the specification says 370 shots on a single LP-E6N. If you’re changing from a DSLR using the same LP-E6N batteries that’s a big drop. In use, I’ve found my EOS R battery life to be much better than the specification. A couple of weeks ago …

The RATE button has been present on advanced EOS cameras for some time, but I know that many photographers wonder why it’s there, what it does, and how to use it within their photography workflow. Why is the RATE button useful? By rating photos on the camera you save time selecting and editing I often work …

Canon has officially launched the RF 85mm f/1.2L USM lens, it’s highest resolution lens ever. While I’m sure that many photographer will want this lens, I think i’ll loan or rent instead of buying it. I’m really wanting to see some smaller lighter lenses with excellent quality for the EOS R system cameras. For me …

Firmware update 1.2.0 adds two new capabilities to the EOS R cameras. When using Servo AF, it is now possible to use Eye Detection AF and also the smaller AF point size when using 1-point AF. Both of these capabilities have been requested since the initial EOS R press launch events way back in September …

The EOS 250D is the successor to the EOS 200D – one of my favourite small cameras ever. For me it has big shoes to fill, so here’s some of my initial thoughts about the new 4K equipped smallest and lightest DSLR with movable screen. First off, it’s got a few aliases depending on where …