Portraits on location

Wow 2019 sure flew by, and I pressed the shutter button more than ever. So let me share a favourite picture or pictures as we finish 2019 and head in to 2020. Day #3 I first met Saffron at a model / photographer event in London and was pleased when we managed to arrange a …

Portrait with EOS R and EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Wow 2019 sure flew by, and I pressed the shutter button more than ever. So let me share a favourite picture or pictures as we finish 2019 and head in to 2020. Day #2 I was offered the chance to shoot in the studio of the Photographer Academy, which is a photo studio made from an …

Portrait on location with EOS R

Wow 2019 sure flew by, and I pressed the shutter button more than ever. So let me share a favourite picture or pictures as we finish 2019 and head in to 2020. Day #1 It’s been a strange year, and I have certainly used my EOS R mirrorless camera far more than I ever expected. …

Halloween 2019

AVAILABLE LIGHT IS JUST NOT NATURAL You know the plan, you head out in to the night, turning the ISO up in the vain hope of catching some shots with available light. In your head it seemed like the natural thing to do… then PANIC sets in. ISO 12,800 is NOT NATURAL is it? The …

Canon shuts down IRISTA photo sharing service

Canon Europe has today emailed me to say that my IRISTA account will be closed and my photos deleted when they shut down their IRISTA photo sharing service on 31st January 2020. This is the email that arrived…   Since it’s inception as Project1709 back in 2012, Irista has been a somewhat unwanted child to …

change the clock on your camera

The clocks have changed overnight, summer time is gone and in the UK we’re back to good old GMT. It’s time to update the clock in your camera too. Your camera clock is now either an hour out, or if you never changed it in the spring is now back in correct time. I always …