Image Stabiliser - lens

Image stabilisation cannot stop a moving subject giving a blurred result if you choose a shutter speed that is too slow. This post has been prompted by a number of photographers who told me they were waiting for a new stabilised lens or camera to enable them to get sharper shots in low light. The …

EF 135mm f/2L USM is an outstanding lens

EF 135mm f/2L USM is one of my absolute favourite lenses. For almost 20 years I have felt that putting it on any EOS camera made me try harder with my photography, and raise my game to do the lens justice. What’s remarkable is that this lens has been in the Canon lineup for so long. …

12-days of pictures – day 12

Right at the end of the year I managed to get to work with Xanthe Rose again. I cannot believe it was so long since we’d last made photos together. That was a Speedlite workshop in March 2020 just before the world was tipped upside down. Working with Xanthe Rose is a true pleasure, she’s a friendly …