Using the built-in Speedlite flash transmitter and Easy Wireless mode on the EOS 600D

The EOS 600D is the third model in the Canon line-up to feature an integrated Speedlite Transmitter. Simply pop-up the built-in flash navigate round the camera menus and you can control multiple off-camera Speedlite flashes right from the camera. With the Speedlite transmitter function being a new feature at this level in the range Canon …

Syl Arena - Speedliters Handbook

There are a great number of books about flash photography available, however there are not so many that are specifically about getting the most out of the Canon Speedlites. There are certainly not many that go in to the depth that Syl Arena’s new book  entitled Speedliter’s Handbook does. For the sake of full disclosure …

Canon EOS viewfinder dioptre correction

When you first get a new camera it’s so tempting to get out and shoot right away, but I have learnt that it’s better to personalise a camera to my way of shooting as I find that this helps me to learn the new camera faster, and ensures I get what I expect right from …

Cold weather batteries

With the onset of winter in the UK the temperatures drop which causes many photgraphers to seek solace and warmth inside, for the few that venture out photography becomes a game of battery switchovers. Keeping a ‘warm’ set of batteries in an inside pocket and switching it for the ones in the camera every few …