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

Canon 2012 results show drops in profit and net sales

Canon Inc 2012 Financial Results With a background of global economic slowdown due to Europe’s debt crisis and the continued appreciation of the Japanese Yen, Canon’s 2012 results include decreases in net sales and profits for 2012. Net sales for the full year fell from 3,557.4 billion Yen in 2011 to 3,479.8 billion Yen in …

Speedlite master flash keeps on firing even when configured not to

The master flash still flashes even when set not to… When using the pop-up flash or another Speedlite flash as a master to control slave flashes off-camera it is necessary for the master to send control signals as pulses of light. The pulses come from the master flash’s main flash tube. The quote above was …

EF lens naming explained

Cracking the Canon lens code Canon lenses have a series of letters and numbers as part of their model names that actually tells you plenty about their capabilities and characteristics. If you are just enjoying your first Canon EOS camera than it’s good to know how the lens names work, and importantly which lenses are …

Taming selections in photoshop

I’ve gone wild with Photoshop… For a number of years I’ve found that my photos tended to be opened in Photoshop for only simple edits, a bit of sharpening, contrast, levels all applied globally. However I have also been building my skills with photoshop to enable me to turn photos from the camera in to …

PowerShot N in the palm of a hand

Canon PowerShot N With the first of the industry events, CES in Las Vegas, there’s a slew of new Legria camcorders and PowerShot and IXUS cameras, however the one camera with a truly different approach is the PowerShot N. PowerShot N – will a-N-yone buy it? Canon PowerShot N video from youtube Canon UK PowerShot …