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Trying to Light Right !

“You Can Call Me Dave”

 

Back in 2005 when I was freelancing for the local Newspaper, I was sent to photograph a little known politician addressing a Conservative party meeting in Windsor.
I took the photos, submitted my images to the paper, archived them on my hard drive and then promptly forgot about them…… until today.

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Hello Sailor! Goodbye Film…..

 

Hey Flashers, Recently I've had some time to dig around some of my old backup hard drives (which crashed) and I found a whole set of photos from 2001 when I worked onboard a cruise ship and still shot on film! I haven't used film since then and although I still …

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Pixel King ETTL Canon Compatiblity

Hi Flashers, Here's how my flashes work with the Pixel Kings. If anyone has any further info please email me and I'll add it to the list. TTL Compatible Canon 580 EX works as advertised Canon 580 EXII works as advertised Sigma 500 Super DG works like a Canon 580 …

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Flashing at the Pumping Station……

 

Hey Flashers! Long time no blog........ Well I have been busy building a garage in my back garden! Heres a couple of shots from the summer! I was driving around the country side one day when I spotted an ramshackle old building. I stopped the car and had a look …

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Room with a view….

 

Hey Flashers, I was having a cup of tea at Hannah's apt after photographing her on the beach when I looked out of the window and noticed a spectacular sunset! But it was fading fast so I need to whip out my camera and grab a few snaps. I set my …

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Pixel King ETTL Radio Triggers Part 2

 

Hi Flashers, So here is part 2 of my test of the Pixel King Radio Triggers. I had a day off work and met up with my friend Hannah to test the equipment and shoot some photos. We went to the local beach and as usual I looked like an idiot …

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Pixel King ETTL Radio Triggers Part 1

 

Hi Flashers, I recently bought myself some Pixel King ETTL Radio Triggers. So I phoned up my friend Ian and we decided to test them out..... The reason for buying these is that I'm fed up of running around and changing power levels of flashes. I used to use a …

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Bare flashing on the beach!

 

Hi Flashers, I had another opportunity to shoot with Hannah on the beach. The session was a bit impromptu, I started off using two bare flashes. Camera set to manual mode, iso 100, 1/160 sec and f 8. Eventually I gave up on the flashes as they were producing a …

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Blast from the Past!

 

Hey Flashers, I was searching for some pics on my backup drives when I found some images I had completely forgotten about! My first attempt at using off camera flash!!! At the time I was freelancing for the local newspaper and arranged a day out with Laura, one of the …

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Boot Camp Photo Session

 

Hi Flashers, The other day I was asked to take some photos for a friends website. He runs fitness boot camps and wanted some images for his site. The weather had been poor for most of the week but then on the last day of the camp, it turned out …

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