#socialdistancing

Times are indeed strange and the response to the current global pandemic has been one of enforced #socialdistancing for virtually everyone. To help with maintaining your distance a new firmware for your EOS camera is available today. Canon firmware with ESP Derived from early prototype testing of social distancing tools, Canon realised that their initial …

Using all AF points with AI Servo

I was recently asked why the AF point displays of an EOS 7D Mark II (65-points) and EOS 5D Mark IV (61-points) appeared quite differently on the LCD. The reason was nothing to do with the number of points, but the two specific cameras configuration for the initial starting point when using all AF points …

Festive fifty – day #2

Over the days leading up to the 25th of December I’d like to give something to everyone who stops by my blog. These tips cover camera settings and tricks, flash, lighting, software and gear. I’ll be providing a pair of tips each day until 25th December. #3 – Easy access flash exposure compensation I like to have separate …

EOS 800D back button AF

EOS 800D and EOS 200D can be configured for back button focus. I’ve received a couple of questions about how to setup back button AF on these cameras so here it is… Back button focus Back button focus changes how the camera operates and is popular among sports, wildlife, press and street photographers. Though it …

focus AI FOCUS

I have seen so much confusion over EOS DSLR camera focus modes, that I have written this post, to help you choose the right focus mode. One of the major reasons that folks come to my workshops for the advanced cameras is to learn how to set-up and get the best from the advanced AF …