A grand day out with Canon Professional Services

Canon Professional Services (CPS) provides priority service to photographers and videographers with the appropriate qualifying kit. Canon UK CPS also hold a number of events for the CPS members to attend. These events provide a way for Canon to get feedback from their professional users, and for the CPS members to try out new kit …

Improvisation and natural light

Quick post for Friday, the weekend is nearly upon us and the sun is shining 🙂 Earlier this morning I had a request from an important client – my daughter. She knows me so well. So cake and natural sunshine, what a great reason for a break from video editing. Food photographers often uses natural …

Back garden wildlife photography with wide-angle lenses

Big birds in the back garden Living in the Chilterns on the border of Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire red kites are birds we see almost every day. Impressive masters of flight they soar around the skies and their piercing screech is a common sound. This weekend me and the kids decided we’d try something different – …

Looking back at 2012

Brian’s 2012 review With the year nearly at an end, and the turkey almost all gone, it is time to look back at a few of my highlights of 2012. The p4pictures blog At the beginning of the year I set myself a goal to write 104 blog posts over the course of the year, …

Steve McCurry shoots the 2013 Pirelli Calendar in Rio de Janeiro

Steve McCurry takes on the Pirelli 2013 Calendar Breaking with a tradition of striking nude calendars that have been the Pirelli Calendar since 1964. Steve McCurry has elevated the bar so high for the 2013 Pirelli Calendar that I almost pity the photographer challenged for the 2014 edition.

Drew Gardner’s Olympic Golden Greats Exhibition

Last night I attended the opening of Drew Gardner’s Olympic Golden Greats Exhibition. Over the last few years Drew and his partner Lucinda Marland have been taking photos of Britain’s older generation of Olympic champions. This personal project has seen them travel over 15,000 miles to meet all these winners of an Olympic gold medal, …