Canon USA filmmaking with Ryan Connolly

Canon USA creates a lot of content for their youtube channel and this series of four videos introduces the basics of filmmaking and puts it across in a humorous way featuring Ryan Connolly. Ryan Connolly is the guy behind the Film Riot and Film State channels, and he guides you through the filmmaking basics of camera selection, pre-production …

Ruuhimäki shakedown test for WRC Rally Finland 2015

Flying in the Finnish forests I’ve got a selection of pictures from the WRC Rally Finland shakedown test at Ruuhimäki. Rather than a lot of words I’ve gone long on pictures… enjoy. The cars could make up to three passes through the shakedown stage, hence the unique opportunity to get several shots from different positions …

Sebastien Ogier flies in the Ruuhimäki shakedown test for WRC Rally Finland 2015

This weekend was the Finnish round of the World Rally Championship aka The Finnish Grand Prix. I travelled north to go and see some of the spectacular action and amazing driving of the world’s best. On Thursday I got up early… 04:15am in Finland is 02:15 in the UK. With my host and Better Images …

ISO 4 million is here… Canon ME20F-SH

Canon has broken the ISO four million mark with the boxy looking ME20F-SH camera that captures full colour in almost total darkness. Designed to capture FullHD 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution at up to 59.94 progressive frames / second, it will be of interest to all kinds of applications needing remote video monitoring in extremely …

Light painting a Mini Cooper with Speedlite flash

Speedlites are great for lighting smaller subjects like people and things, but when you get outside and need to light bigger subjects you need lots of Speedlites or maybe it’s time for studio pack, or a different approach. A full system + 3 more Speedlites I recently shot this quick picture of a Mini using …

Red kite

Red kites are a common sight if you live in the Chiltern Hills, tonight after I’d finished my evening meal there were plenty of birds flying around and the late evening sunlight was catching the wings nicely. While the images in the post are crops from the full image, there is more than 8MP left …