auto rotate

On the second day of Christmas… Traditionally boxing day was the day for lying on the sofa recovering from the excess of Christmas day, so often things were looked at from a strange view some 90-degrees off the normal. Today’s tip is about the auto rotation setting. EOS cameras have long had the ability to work …

On the 1st day of Christmas…

On the first day of Christmas… My true love reminded me that if I don’t actually keep the pictures I take I won’t make it to another Christmas… 🙂 Congratulations if you’ve opened up the wrapping on a new EOS camera today. I really recommend that you put the battery in it and make one …

EOS 6D firmware update

It’s looking a lot like Christmas, but as I was preparing for a couple of quiet days I noticed that a week or so back there was a firmware update for the EOS 6D. EOS 6D Firmware 1.1.6 Firmware Version 1.1.6 incorporates the following fixes: Firmware Version 1.1.6 is for cameras with firmware up to …

EOS camera file numbering

EOS cameras number files sequentially from 1 to 9999. Some photographers use the file number as a record of how many shutter operations they have made, other more prolific ones need to take care of the number every week! With the advent of high capacity storage cards it is possible for a camera to store …

It was a cold dark night in Oxford…

I recently got a chance to shoot in Oxford with a new male model Indroneel Chatterjee. It was a somewhat chilly evening in November and with the shoot starting closer to 5pm it was also dark. Indroneel is a truly generous and characterful model and as a consultant in consumer neuroscience and neuromarketing he’s always …