The most under-RATE-d button?

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 …

RF 85mm F1.2L USM

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 …

EOS R firmware update

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 …

EOS 250D

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 …

fill-in-flash-change for EOS R

Canon has changed how fill-in flash works with the EOS R and EOS RP. This affects Aperture Priority (Av), Program (P) and Flexible Priority (Fv) modes. If you use a Speedlite on the EOS R or RP cameras, and use automatic exposure modes, P/Av/Fv then the camera controls fill-in flash differently to previous EOS cameras. …

Charliee

Looking back at some of my favourite photos from 2018. For each of the 12 days (of Christmas) I’m sharing one of my favourite pictures I’ve taken during 2018. #12 – Charliee Another trip to a studio, to photograph Charliee liberated this fine photo, and more than a few others. This was a simple studio …

Becky at Halloween

Looking back at some of my favourite photos from 2018. For each of the 12 days (of Christmas) I’m sharing one of my favourite pictures I’ve taken during 2018. #11 – Becky Halloween, the time for all creatives to get a little bit crazy. Oxford Atelier is a studio in the centre of Oxford, and …