long exposure

Shooting long exposures usually needs a tripod and a way to release the shutter without touching the camera. You can use the Canon Camera Connect app to trigger long exposures using a WiFi connection. Thanks to a really great comment from Krisztián Balázs on my earlier post about EOS 5D Mark IV WiFi options I …

Lightroom post production tips

I’ve been working on my post production workflow for portraits in Lightroom, and have some tips to share about how I’m working on my portraits at the moment. All my work gets imported to Lightroom as much for management of the image collection as anything else. Now looking back it seems that for a good …

edit video with photoshop

Did you know you can edit video with Photoshop? One of the barriers to working with video is the notion that you need to learn or buy yet more software. However if you subscribe to Adobe’s Photographer Creative Cloud program you already have the software needed to edit video. Yes you can edit video in Photoshop! …

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 …

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 …

eos utility lens correction

On the third day of Christmas… I needed to update my camera for the new lens I got for Christmas… if you were fortunate enough to get a new lens for your EOS camera for Christmas then you might want to take a look and see if your camera “knows” about the lens or not. Your shiny …