Using your EOS with WiFi or LAN connection to Mac OS X 10.7 or 10.8 with an ftp server

With each new update to an operating system comes new ways of doing things, and ‘improvements’. One change I had missed with Apple’s Mac OS 10.7 was the removal of the access to the ftp server from the system preferences. I’ve got so used to it being simple to just go to system preferences, then …

Lighting workshop at Green Lens Studio London

Just a quick blog post to say there are still spaces left on a lighting workshop that I’m running at Green Lens Studio in London on 27th October 2012. There’s more details on the Facebook events page for the studio, and if in doubt or you have more questions please get in touch with the …

Photo shoot with Jonny Baynham

A few weeks back I did a shoot with Jonny Baynham, a new male model keen to get more pictures and photo shoots. Today I’ll share a few of the pictures from the shoot, and elaborate on a couple of set-ups. Make sure you also check out the Move yourself to find the right light …

EOS 7D firmware v2.0 available

Five weeks ago Canon released the biggest ever feature upgrade for it’s EOS 7D camera via a firmware update. While firmware is tested and then tested again, the sheer complexity and also the fun of translating camera menu’s can make for the odd terms being used in menus and occasionally a functionality bug too.

External auto metering

When the Speedlite 580EX II was launched it came with a new external auto and external manual metering mode that uses a sensor on the flash to determine when the subject has had enough light and then the flash autonomously switches off it’s own output. The Speedlite 600EX-RT also has this and you can set …