Final Moments with my Canon EF 70-210mm F/4 Macro Telephoto Lens
January 24, 2011
Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. I have finally decided to sell my Canon EF 70-210mm and posted it on eBay for $155, this includes shipping and handling, and on Saturday at 11PM, it was sold. When I got this lens over a year ago, I said, I wasn’t going to sell it. It’s a keeper, I […]
Canon Lenses For Sale
January 18, 2011
Both Lenses has now been sold. Thank you. I’m selling two of my Canon Lenses: Canon EF 28-135mm F/4-5.6 IS USM. Please click the links for details. Canon EF 70-210mm F/4 Macro Lens. Please click the links for details. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramManualExposure Time1/80F Number6.3ISO200Focal Length34mmMetering ModeCenter weighted average
How To Take Photos of the Moon
April 25, 2010
The first thing I want you to remember is that the moon is very bright, therefore nightime exposure isn’t the answer. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramManualExposure Time1/160ISO200Focal Length190mmMetering ModePattern
Be One With Nature. There are Beautiful Creatures Around You.
April 23, 2010
The world is full of beautiful creatures, you can take photos of wildlife just about anywhere. You can go to a local pond, parks or even a local river near you and take photos of ducks and birds. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramManualExposure Time1/100ISO200Focal Length185mmMetering ModePattern
April 20, 2010
inflightwith70-210mmf4-4020 Originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8 Here’s a photo of a bird in flight, taken with a fast shutter speed, of 1/500, because of the fast shutter speed, I was able to freeze or stop the action. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramManualExposure Time1/500ISO100Focal Length210mmMetering ModePattern
Photographing Wildlife In Your Backyard
April 19, 2010
Birds-08, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Another photo taken from our backyard. Birds are active during spring time. You can find them playing around in the morning between 6 AM to maybe 10:30AM and in the after noon when it starts to cool down around 4:30PM until sunset. Camera : Canon Rebel XS Lens : EF […]
Patience is of the Essence When Using an Old Lens.
April 12, 2010
Birds at the DC Capitol Pond, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Truly patience is your best friend when dealing with fast moving subjects while using an old lens. Taken with a Canon Rebel XS with the EF 70-210mm F/4. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramShutter PriorityExposure Time1/320ISO100Focal Length210mmMetering ModePattern
EF 70-210mm F/4 Low Light Performance, Impressive Despite It’s Old Age and Limitations.
April 5, 2010
Yesterday I had the opportunity to watch the Ringling Bros. Circus. I brought my Tamron 17-50mm F/2.8 VC, EF 85mm F/1.8 and my only telephoto the EF 70-210mm F/4 Macro. 90% of the time I was using the EF 70-210mm, the 85mm was sleeping in the bag all time. I was impressed with the performance […]
Update on my Canon EF 70-210mm F4
March 26, 2010
Read my first post about this lens here. It has been more than three months since I got this lens last december, and the more I use this lens, the more I like it. I mentioned before that I will replace it, when i have the money to upgrade, but now, I decided, I’ll keep […]
Canon Rebel XS on ICE – Day 7
January 7, 2010
This is my Canon Rebel XS with the EF 70-210mm F/4 lens from the 80s. A sweet sweet lens. I posted this photo at the Digital Photography School for their Weekly Assignment. This weeks topic is Show Us Your Camera.
Canon EF 70-210mm F4 First Impression.
December 30, 2009
This is the old lens from the 80s that I just both from ebay for $175.00. It’s the Canon EF 70-210mm F4. Amazingly it’s still in pretty good condition both in functionality and appearance and it still has the Passed JCII sticker attached. It looks awesome. Here are some images of the lens attached to […]