Twelve tips for Christmas – Day 12

On the twelfth day of Christmas… 12 Drummers Drumming – that would be like the alarm clock on this first day back to a regular work pattern. So today’s tip is all about breaking the pattern; an encouragement to do something different with your photography this year. Move off auto – try manual So if you …

tethered shooting

On the eleventh day of Christmas… Eleven Pipers Piping… so today it’s all about getting your pictures from your camera to you computer screen when you shoot tethered. High-speed tethered shooting Tethered shooting is a topic that is really popular amongst this site’s visitors and today I have a top tip about tethered shooting with the …

flash exposure compensation

On the tenth day of Christmas… Ten Lords a Leaping – well they certainly are if they get their flash exposure compensation in a mess. So today i’m peering in to the world of Canon flash exposure compensation. With Canon cameras there are independent controls for exposure compensation and flash exposure compensation. In addition there are …

clean you lenses with lenspen

On the ninth day of Christmas… Nine Ladies Dancing… I have found that after some model shoots I need to clean my lenses as much as after a trip to Finland for the rally. Today I’m sharing my tip for a great product that I use to clean my lenses – Lenspen. I was introduced to …

My structured file & folder naming in practice

On the eighth day of Christmas… Eight maids a milking… and we all need our milk to go in our tea and coffee, let alone on the breakfast cereal. Milk is a great additive to lots of things and one of the essential but somewhat boring photo additives is organising all the pictures. With all the …

seven swans a swimming

On the seventh day of Christmas… Seven swans a swimming… that swimming feeling you get when you know there’s feature of your camera but you can’t remember where in the menu you last saw it. Today i’m going to tell you about your camera’s My Menu function. My Menu is a menu that you configure on your …