A picture a day for 12 days – #4

Over the course of 2016 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 2016. #4 – Talisha I photographed awesome dancer Talisha as part of a test shoot with the 50MP EOS 5DS R. I was simply amazed at …

A picture a day for 12 days – #3

Over the course of 2016 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 2016. #3 – Georgia I worked with Georgia at the SWPP Convention in January, we spent three days shooting on the trade show floor …

Summer themed location shoot with Speedlites

Over the course of 2016 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 2016. #1 – Emma (in a shed) This was a shoot that changed due to the weather. It was July, we’d started off …

Speedlite workshop with model Natasha Chick

I’ve just completed a series of four workshops over the last two weeks, three have been camera specific covering the the EOS 70D, EOS 5D Mark III and the EOS 7D Mark II. Earlier this week I ran a beginners Speedlite workshop. Of all the workshops I run, the Speedlite flash ones are of the …

Yongnuo YN-E3-RT - flash mayhem

I was asked by a photographer to help them with setting up their newly acquired Yongnuo YN-E3-RT radio flash trigger. It’s supposed to be a clone of the Canon Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT, but it has a trick that catches out the unwary.   I’ve been using and loving the Canon ST-E3-RT Speedlite transmitter [AFF] since it …

Dream Project shoot, model Gilda

Working with a complete creative team is a real joy, when you add a multitude of amazing models, outfits, styling, hair & make-up it is only right to call it the Dream Project. In just a few, all too short, hours I worked with a number of different models, locations and lighting setups. I lit …

Location shoot with model Suzanne

I’m regularly surprised by the number of photographers I meet that baby their cameras to the extreme. If the forecast says rain is due in 10 days time they’re running to get their cameras in a waterproof case. As a result they miss pictures 🙁  A few weeks ago I met up with model Suzanne …

MX riders with Speedlite flash

I love all kinds of motorsport, and I love bringing control of the light to my photos, so when Colin Brister of ImageMX announced one of his training days lighting motocross with flash I jumped at the chance. Wash brook Farm Motocross with Speedlites Early one morning I headed across from Oxfordshire to Washbrook Farm …