Rick Sammon is a photographer and tutor who’s made it his mission to help and teach the next generation of photographers. He’s a Canon Explorer of Light and prolific author, his latest book Creative Visualization for Photographers sets out Rick’s methods of making pictures. The book is 270 pages long, and divided in to short …

Photographers take photos, and photos need to live somewhere. In the past it was shoeboxes for consumers and filling cabinets for pros with sleeves full of slides and negatives. With digital has come the need to be careful with storage, hard disk storage. The basic rule is that hard disks are going to fail, until …

Heralder 38 – a very clever camera bag The Vanguard Heralder range of camera bags picked up a TIPA award this year, so have obviously caught the attention of many photo magazine reviewers, I thought it would be good to have a look and see if they had all gone mad or been seduced by …

It often surprises me to see photographers with expensive cameras and lenses balanced on the most unsecure tripods. Your tripod should be sturdy and hold your kit safely and still. Spending somewhere between ten and twenty percent of the value of the kit you put on a tripod seems a reasoned investment. I was asked …

I first saw the EzyBox quad bracket at the Wilkinson Cameras Digital Splash event. After a good discussion with Keith Sanderson from Lastolite I decided to purchase one to use with my Speedlites and a Lastolite EzyBox 60cm x 90 cm softbox that I normally use with my studio lights. EzyBox Quad Bracket Lastolite offers …