AVAILABLE LIGHT IS JUST NOT NATURAL You know the plan, you head out in to the night, turning the ISO up in the vain hope of catching some shots with available light. In your head it seemed like the natural thing to do… then PANIC sets in. ISO 12,800 is NOT NATURAL is it? The …

I’m a huge fan of 85mm focal length, and recently I got an opportunity to shoot with the latest Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM for just one day.  I was asked to deliver a pair of Speedlite portrait seminars with Canon and Camera Centre UK in Cardiff. Canon had brought along a selection of lenses …

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. …

Looking back at some of my favourite photos from 2018. For each of the 12 days (of Christmas) I’m sharing one of my favourite pictures I’ve taken during 2018. #7 – Gentleman who’ve braved my light 2018 has been a fabulous year for me, so what better round it up with pictures from talks I’ve …

Looking back at some of my favourite photos from 2018. For each of the 12 days (of Christmas) I’m sharing one of my favourite pictures I’ve taken during 2018. #6 – Emma After the shoots with Georgia and the gridded version of the Lastolite Ezybox Speed-Lite 2, I wanted to refine who I could use …

Looking back at some of my favourite photos from 2018. For each of the 12 days (of Christmas) I’m sharing one of my favourite pictures I’ve taken during 2018. #3 -Millie I needed a model for a Speedlite workshop in Oxfordshire and elected to work with Millie. We had worked together some years earlier when …

Looking back at some of my favourite photos from 2018. For each of the 12 days (of Christmas) I’m sharing one of my favourite pictures I’ve taken during 2018. #2 -Georgia It was my absolute pleasure to see Georgia back in front of my camera in 2018, so much so that I managed three different …