Brian-Worley_flash settings

Flash settings are much easier to change using the camera LCD screen. This post will show you some shortcuts to get even quicker access to flash settings. Many EOS cameras introduced since 2007 have the possibility to configure the Speedlite flash settings by pressing a series of buttons and navigating to the relevant parts of …

Gabriella with LED lights

It’s been a busy few weeks with plenty of portraits at workshops and camera club talks. Today’s post is a few of the portrait photos that I’ve taken recently plus an explanation of the lighting for each one. Jonathan – Iceland At the beginning of April I visited Iceland with my buddy Jonathan, partly to …

Brian-Worley_400mm-portrait_01

Portraits with a 400mm lens! Photography rules are made for learning, understanding and then breaking, an EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM is not the lens that most people would think of as a portrait lens. Portraits with 400mm lens I was working with Speedlite flash at a Canon event. My subject for the two …

Brian-Worley_firmware update 1.1.2

I wrote a few posts ago about my EOS 5D Mark IV coming back from a C-Log update with firmware 1.1.0 and now there’s a new firmware update, version 1.1.2 available for all cameras. Well that’s a coincidence, I wrote a post on 30th March about the odd version of firmware in my camera following …

Brian-Worley_release-model-test

Did you know that you can use a remote radio Speedlite to control your camera? Last weekend I was in Iceland to deliver a couple of workshops for Origo, who happen to be the Canon distributor for Iceland. One part of the workshops included the radio Speedlite flash system. One of the features that I …

Lensday Wednesday – EF 135mm f/2L USM

Roger and the team in Canon South Africa are up to Issue 12 of their new Lensday Wednesday videos, this one features the EF 135mm f/2L USM, and a mention of this site too. Lensday Wednesday Issue 12 – EF 135mm f/2L USM   Huge thanks to Roger for the mention, but I noticed he …