First Look: Elinchrom Umbrella Deep

If you’re like me and sometimes you get a little excited over new photography products, then you are in for a treat! Elinchrom just launched some new accessories and one that caught my eye was their new Elinchrom Umbrella Deep. The main feature that makes this different from the other…


Read More

Review: Elinchrom Skyport Plus Receivers

I remember when the very first Elinchrom Skyports were launched back in 2007, they were my go to remote for the start of my flash photography. Fast forward to 2016 and Elinchrom have totally redesigned the Skyports in the form of the new Elinchrom Skyport Plus – so what’s new and how do they…


Read More

Lighting In Layers

Lighting has always played a massive part in my photography ever since I started. I remember the first time I got into flash photography and the photos were very much – flash one side and then shoot and guess. Now I’ve learnt how lighting a scene is more about using the flashes to build with the…


Read More

Street Skateboard Photography

I haven't really shot any street skateboard photography for quite a while, which is surprising when that's all I used to photograph. I guess it's always a good thing when your photography has taken you down different paths of creativity - more portraiture/model work, travelling to foreign lands and…


Read More

Hands On with a Pentax 645Z

I’ve been a long time Nikon shooter ever since my very first film camera, a Nikon FM2n. Since then I’ve bought quite a few Nikon DSLR’s and currently my camera of choice is the Nikon D800. I did a short piece about this camera a few months ago. So when I got the chance to play around with an…


Read More

Fast Paced Location Lighting with Joe McNally

On Saturday 29th November I booked myself onto one of the many training courses put on by Nikon UK at their Centre of Excellence in London. The main focus on this course was looking at off camera flash control to create quality flash light to work with ambient light. The course was presented by the…


Read More

Behind the Lens with Matt Thomas

Seeing as quite a few people ask what I carry in my bag and how I shoot, I thought I’d make a little behind the lens video from a photo shoot. Nothing too tech just a friendly look at what I do and why. Here’s the video, with a special thanks to Howard Colin for the filming and editing…


Read More

Skateboard Photography 101 – Quick Guide

Whatever skateboarding magazine you pick up there are always photos that make you stop and go “Wow…wish I could get a shot like that.” (or that just me) That’s what I thought when I first started to get into photography, however seeing as photography is such a big market in terms of different…


Read More