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

Earlier this week I had a chance to meet up with new model Steph and do a quick test shoot. We avoided the worst of the rain by shooting under the trees in the woods. All pictures have a mix of ambient and Speedlite flash. For the shots in the woods the flash was bounced …

Gumball 3000 Rally, London March 26, 2011 The Gumball 3000 Rally is open to all kinds of cars, but it’s the supercars actually the hypercars that attract the crowds. It’s not that often that Covent Garden is a car park for Buggattis, Aston Martins, Rolls Royce, Ferrari, Porsche, Bentley, Spyker, Maserati and even the odd …

Canon has issued a press statement that provides and update on the availability of it’s range of lightwweight telephoto lenses and fish-eye zoom lens that have been launched over the months since last September. Canon Europe‘s press release: Canon USA has also issued a similar press release, but has included pricing, looks like the delay …

Sometimes you just need to get close, really close, to make a great picture but what if close is less than the minimum focus distance of your lens? You can add an extension tube between the camera and the lens, this moves the lens further away from the sensor, but has the effect of reducing …

After reading Syl Arena’s book the Speedliters Handbook I decided to purchase one of the 10 metre long OCF33 off camera cords that Syl was selling. Right after receiving the cable I started to experiment with some set-ups using the long cable to put a speedlite a long way off-camera. It works as I expected, …

Taking advantage of some recent work I’ve had the need to review a couple of my skills in Photoshop, and one of the places that I keep returning to is Russell Brown‘s tips. Russell Brown is an Emmy Award-winning instructor who is also the Senior Creative Director at Adobe Systems Incorporated, and I like his …

Canon’s EOS 5D Mark II was a nice surprise for film makers, a camera that shot video in low light, was compact, inexpensive and high quality. However it was not optimised for movie makers and cameramen used to shoulder mounted cameras. As a result many companies have produced HDSLR rigs that enable movie makers to …