Q1/2013 and all is not rosy at Canon Inc. Amid an environment of continued economic weakness with slowdown of growth in China and Europe, Canon’s results show a sales and profit decline. The company sees that markets are cooling and price competition is getting ever more severe. However the company still expects a stronger global …

I provide training on the most popular cameras In the past I’ve followed the market shares of camera brands quite closely, these days it’s not so critical, but it’s important to ensure I provide training for the most important camera system, the one that sells the most cameras. That is why I specialise in providing …

Firmware update version 1.1.3 for EOS 6D Canon has made a new version of firmware available for the EOS 6D camera, it’s recommended for all customers with prior versions of the camera firmware to update to the latest version. Can says firmware update version 1.13 incorporates the following fix: Fixes a phenomenon whereby the Date/Time/Zone …

Hotrod Strip & Octa Box now with added control Lastolite’s popular Hotrod Strip Box and Octa Box are great for photographers who work with flash on location or even in the studio. Using the strip boxes to give accent light on the sides of athletes combined with a main light directly on the face is …

As April dawns it’s time to reflect on some photography statistics and facts. Some of these are real facts I have captured over many years in the industry, some are just common sense, but here goes… 95% of EOS camera owners never install their software It’s true; at many events where I have been presenting …

It’s Easter and you’ve got to love this deal; the complete set of Nik Software’s plug-ins for only $149. Normally you’d have paid $499 for this set of professional plug-ins that works in Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture but Nik Software – now owned by Google – has this amazing deal online. With the six separate …