Ezybox pro strip softbox Lastolite

Lastolite have an amazing new strip softbox. The Ezybox Pro Strip measures 25cm x 150cm and will work with Speedlites, portable flashes and studio flash. It’s great to see a strip softbox that can take two Speedlite flashes. I’m really excited about this new light shaper from Lastolite. There’s two things that really appeal, the …

Brian-Worley_sunset-flash

This is a quick tip to create a warmer sunset look to your photos, using cool flash! While the UK is enjoying a mini heatwave, sunsets are plentiful, but they only have that nice warm light at the end of the day. If your shoot is not at the end of the day and you …

soft and hard light

The combination of soft and hard light creates pictures with a distinctive look, and they need very little retouching too. Mixing a main light with a fill light is a common technique, but I’ve been battling with trying to understand how best to use the deep grid for my tiny Lastolite EzyBox Speed-Lite 2. Each …

Brian-Worley_flash settings

Flash settings are much easier to change using the camera LCD screen. This post will show you some shortcuts to get even quicker access to flash settings. Many EOS cameras introduced since 2007 have the possibility to configure the Speedlite flash settings by pressing a series of buttons and navigating to the relevant parts of …

Gabriella with LED lights

It’s been a busy few weeks with plenty of portraits at workshops and camera club talks. Today’s post is a few of the portrait photos that I’ve taken recently plus an explanation of the lighting for each one. Jonathan – Iceland At the beginning of April I visited Iceland with my buddy Jonathan, partly to …

Brian-Worley_release-model-test

Did you know that you can use a remote radio Speedlite to control your camera? Last weekend I was in Iceland to deliver a couple of workshops for Origo, who happen to be the Canon distributor for Iceland. One part of the workshops included the radio Speedlite flash system. One of the features that I …

Brian Worley_p4pictures_2017_16

Over the course of 2017 I’ve taken plenty of photos that have been fun, challenging or fortunate. For each of the 12 days (of Christmas) I’m sharing one of my favourite pictures from 2017. #11 – Symara Symara was photographed at another Dream Project event in the summer. This time the location was a select …

Brian Worley_p4pictures_2017_29

Over the course of 2017 I’ve taken plenty of photos that have been fun, challenging or fortunate. For each of the 12 days (of Christmas) I’m sharing one of my favourite pictures from 2017. #11 – Amber Amber modelled for several of my workshops for EOS Training Academy in 2017, this photo was taken at …