Making a splash

When I ordered my Canon 1DX Mk2s a few months ago, I hadn’t spotted that I was also entering a competition run by Wex Photographic. First I knew was that I’d won it, and I’d landed a day’s workshop with top sports snapper (and all round excellent man) Eddie Keogh. We headed to Holme Pierrepont near Nottingham to get up close with white water kayaking.

I had my head crammed with new insights into the Canon autofocus system, the best way to use shutter speeds to create cool water effects, and loads more tips on positioning, equipment choice and what makes a strong sports image.

We had ghastly weather, but two decent shooting sessions:






and you can find a longer photo story from the day here.