RF 85mm F2 Macro IS STM lens

Canon’s RF 85mm F2 Macro IS STM lens has replaced my oldest EF 85mm f/1.8 USM lens, which provided nearly 30 years of outstanding continuous service. The mirrorless revolution is spreading through my camera bag at a pace, with a new RF lens replacing my long lived and beloved EF 85mm f/1.8 USM. I’ve had …

Canon updates Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT – version 2

Canon has announced an update to the Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT, it’s called the ST-E3-RT (Ver.2). Launched back in 2012 this is the first update in almost nine years and adds features when it’s used with the latest cameras and Speedlite EL-1. ST-E3-RT Ver.2, what’s new? Second curtain sync flash – something Canon has never had …

moved to mirrorless with EOS R6

I have moved to mirrorless with the EOS R6, and I really don’t expect to be using a DSLR for my photography anymore. It is almost exactly a year since I wrote about how the EOS R had taken over my photography by becoming my most used EOS camera in 2019. The problem for me …

Light bulb moments, tales of illumination

A friend showed me a shot of a light bulb with interesting reflections inside, intrigued by the shot I thought I’d try a version of my own. I found a suitable bulb at a local DIY supplies place. The one I chose was an LED filament bulb around 10cm in diameter. Wattage and fitting were …

12 pictures for Christmas, day #12

Welcome to 2021, I truly hope for a a better world this year. However I still have a few photos to share from 2020… when being creative and making pictures was so important. Today the last day I want to share something “completely different”. I really like to make photos with people and motorsports as my main …

12 pictures for Christmas, day #11

Welcome to 2021, I truly hope for a a better world this year. However I still have a few photos to share from 2020… when being creative and making pictures was so important. Todays photos feature Millie, who I’ve worked with on many workshops over the last few years, but we hadn’t actually done a shoot together …