EOS R battery life is a concern for many photographers, the specification says 370 shots on a single LP-E6N. If you’re changing from a DSLR using the same LP-E6N batteries that’s a big drop. In use, I’ve found my EOS R battery life to be much better than the specification. A couple of weeks ago …

Canon has changed how fill-in flash works with the EOS R and EOS RP. This affects Aperture Priority (Av), Program (P) and Flexible Priority (Fv) modes. If you use a Speedlite on the EOS R or RP cameras, and use automatic exposure modes, P/Av/Fv then the camera controls fill-in flash differently to previous EOS cameras. …

Put yourself in charge, turn the dial to M for manual exposure. Select auto ISO and it’s not fully manual anymore! M – manual exposure For shots like this, I usually choose full manual, exact control of shutter speed, aperture and ISO, since I don’t know what colour the car will be. The car colour …

Two new background solutions from Vitec Group brands, Lastolite and Colorama. A Lastolite Tobacco/Olive coloured Vintage Collapsible Background, and car-sized 2.18m wide paper rolls from Colorama. Lastolite Vintage Collapsible Background Lastolite By Manfrotto, the world’s leading manufacturer of backgrounds and lighting control systems announces the launch of the Vintage Collapsible Background Tobacco/Olive. The 1.5 x …

The main lens of many photographers, the EF 70-200mm L-series has been updated. Not to do things by halves, Canon has updated both the f/2.8 and f/4 Image Stabilizer versions; EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM. These lenses have been a pretty well guarded secret, or maybe I’ve …