120 million EF lenses

Canon celebrates significant milestone with production of 120 million interchangeable EF lenses It has been just over a year since the last lens production milestone was announced. It does seem that the rate of lens sales is indeed slowing. TOKYO, September 8, 2016—Canon Inc. today announced the achievement of a new lens-manufacturing milestone with the …

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

It’s here, EOS 5D Mark IV the camera I’ve been waiting for since at least March.   I have enjoyed my EOS 5D Mark III, and it has been my main camera since April 2012, now there’s a successor – EOS 5D Mark IV. Packed with the expected features 30MP, WiFi, 4K video, GPS it will …

Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1

Canon W-E1 adds WiFi to EOS 7D Mark II, EOS 5DS & 5DS R cameras. WiFi is one of the features that photographers have been missing on the advanced EOS cameras, now there’s an inexpensive solution for wireless tethering to EOS Utility on a PC or Mac and smartphones The W-E1 has no storage capability so …

MX riders with Speedlite flash

I love all kinds of motorsport, and I love bringing control of the light to my photos, so when Colin Brister of ImageMX announced one of his training days lighting motocross with flash I jumped at the chance. Wash brook Farm Motocross with Speedlites Early one morning I headed across from Oxfordshire to Washbrook Farm …

Best AF settings for dog photography

A few recent 1-2-1 training sessions have focussed on optimising EOS 7D Mark II AF settings for specific subjects. The EOS 7D Mark II is a great camera, and when you optimise the AF you can really benefit from the available focus performance. To test out the EOS 7D Mark II AF settings for pictures of fast …

shutter release finger on the button

I woke up the other morning thinking about how I was going to fire the shutter on my camera for an upcoming video shoot. I remembered a solution and I was soon off on a tangent wondering how many different ways you can release the shutter for still pictures. Here’s eight ways I thought of to release the shutter …