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

I’ve owned an EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens almost since it became available in the UK, but for resons I can’t think of I haven’t shot with it much. I think that more often than not I take the smaller and lighter 70-200mm f/4L lens when I have a bag full of kit, …

All DSLR cameras including the EOS models have a restriction when using flash. Due to the use of a focal plane shutter mechanism there is a maximum shutter speed that can be used with flash. Go faster than the ‘sync speed’ of your camera and you often see black bands on your image. Canon has …

When the EOS-1D Mark III camera was launched one of the features that Canon added to the EOS range was AF micro-adjustment. Intended originally to allow photographers to adjust their cameras in the field when their lenses and cameras have been knocked out of calibration. In theory it should not be necessary to use AF …

When Canon launched the EOS 600D with a built-in Speedlite flash master function, it was quite reasonable for them to introduce a new lower cost entry to the world of off-camera Speedlite flash too. However in the drive for low cost I think they have had to make too many compromises with the Speedlite 270EX …

I’m really fortunate to have visited Japan many times in the past, and have worked alongside many colleagues from Japan during my time at Canon. It’s heart breaking to see the images of Japan after the quake, tsunami and now nuclear disaster. My thoughts are with my friends and former colleagues at this time. Fortunately …

Recently I have been doing a lot of shoots with flash both Canon Speedlites and Elinchrom studio lights. Just last week I had a call from fellow photographer Ross Holkham asking if I would like to join him for a shoot. Not being one to turn down the chance to shoot, and actually thinking that …