Easter Egg Hunt!

April 17, 2014
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It’s Easter! That strange time of year that most of us never quite know how to explain. Is it a Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus? Is it something to do with bunny rabbits and chocolate? Fertility? Harvests? Are they linked? Which came first? Does it matter? Instead of trying to answer any of.. read more →

First ever UK “The Photography Show”! Video and pics…

March 21, 2014
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March;s The Photography Show held at Birmingham NEC in the UK was a BLAST! Tens of thousands of like-minded photographers in one place for four days…. there’s something to see for every kind of photography obsession you can imagine. For our part, enlight photo opened our first ever pop-up shop, held live shooting workshops, kept.. read more →

Phtips! New video series

January 24, 2014
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Ever notice how pro photographers do things a little… differently? How they seem to have a trick for every situation?   That’s no coincidence. Spending 10,000 hours honing your craft leaves you with a wealth of information and handy tips’n’techniques.   If you don’t have 10,000 hours, take 60 seconds out of your day to.. read more →

enlight at SWPP UK this weekend

January 17, 2014
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Are you looking for an event chock full of gear, speakers and awesome photographers just like you? The British Societies Photographic convention kicked off on Wednesday with a schedule of masterclasses, seminars and speakers, a Business School and competitions. Not only is it a great place to pick up on tips, inspiration, and to meet.. read more →

Sculpture photo shoot using the awesome frio™ cold shoe

January 6, 2014
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James recently visited a friend and local sculptor, Sally Weatherall, who had some stunning new pieces of work that she needed photographing for her new website. Sally produces these fascinating and delicate human figures of men, women and children made from ceramics. She sculpts and fires all of her work in her kiln at an.. read more →

enlight photo at Focus On Imaging 2013 – Video and Photos

March 22, 2013
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You may have been to the brilliant Focus On Imaging 2013. If you missed it, check out these videos and photos I shot, and that were shot of me!     The official Focus On Imaging blog featured me too… have a read here. Definitely the first time I’ve been mentioned in the same paragraph.. read more →

James Madelin on Cameradiner discussing in depth shooting tips, tech and more!

February 18, 2013
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A couple of weeks ago as snow storms hit the UK, I appeared on CameraDiner, a fun new Youtube live chatshow. It’s a one hour twenty minute show full of really interesting insights into how the orbis® was developed, using ioShutter SLR to shoot long exposures outdoors, a closeup look at the ioShutter SLR functions.. read more →

enlight photo’s NEW HQ !!!

February 4, 2013
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Woo Hoo!  The home of enlight photo has relocated to the Northern Hemisphere from distant New Zealand and we now have a brand spanking new office HQ. Photo accessory invention has a new home. We’ll soon be announcing all sorts of good stuff to take advantage of our cool new location in the UK, including.. read more →

manufacturing the orbis®

June 22, 2009
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A rather abrupt comment appeared from an anonymous poster on one of our YouTube videos recently.  It raised an important issue; that of the human rights implications of manufacturing in China. I do not take this issue lightly, so this is a welcome opportunity to discuss the reasons behind our choice to manufacture the orbis®.. read more →

orbis® clip development

June 4, 2009
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I thought it would be cool to give you an insight into some of the work that went into development of the orbis® ringflash, with an occasional new feature in the blog. First up is a detail in the development of the clip component. We decided early on that the orbis®  ring flash should fit.. read more →