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 […]
Macro Mondays : Shooting Macro with a Telephoto Lens.
November 1, 2010
Taken using a Canon EF 70-200mm F/4 IS USM Lens Some have asks if a telephoto lens can be use in macro photography. The answer is certainly yes. The photo above was taken on a foggy summer morning using a Canon EF 70-200mm F/4 IS USM Lens. Although it’s not a real macro but a […]
May 20, 2010
Motion: Fly Free Originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8 This was my first attempt to photograph birds, this was taken December of 2009. That day when I went out, my only intentions are to take bird photos. I just got the Canon EF 70-210mm F/4 lens and really wanted to try it out. I used to have […]
For Sale Canon EF 70-210mm F/4 Macro Lens
May 19, 2010
This Lens was sold on Jan. 23, 2011. Thank you. After much thought and deliberation, I finally decided to sell my fix F/4 aperture EF 70-210mm F/4 Macro Lens for a flat price of $150.00. This includes free shipping and handling. This is way below the price compared to those that are currently for sale […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
One Spring Afternoon – HDR
April 2, 2010
One Spring Afternoon, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. I was confined inside the house all week because of a heel injury. It prevented me from moving and doing a lot of things, including taking photos, but yesterday, when I look at the window I saw the this tree right out my windows and can’t really resist […]
DIY DSLR Camera & Lens Rain Cover / Coat
March 26, 2010
I’m Glad I have Glad in the kitchen. During rainy season or any season, it’s always a good idea to have a ziplock or glad freezer bags in your camera bag. You can use it to cover your camera and lens from rain, just cut a hole on the other end, and you now have […]
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 […]
Who’s Wired??? I’m Not… – Day 9
January 9, 2010
My Gadgets from left to right, Lenovo Ideapad S10, Dell Vostro 1500 with Intel Core 2 Duo T5470, BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 , Samsung Impression a877 Phone, (AT&T), T-Mobile Dash, Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera w/ 4x Optical Zoom and the most important Starbucks Coffee can’t go on without it, oh and you should try […]
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.
Lights in The Dark – Day 6
January 6, 2010
These little blinkys are from my raid hard drive, my gigabit switch, voip box and Verizon Fios router. Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera (Black)
COMBUSTION – Photo No. 5 of My 365 Day Photo Project
January 5, 2010
Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera (Black) ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramManualExposure Time6/1ISO100Focal Length120mmMetering ModePartial
PIZZAAA – Photo No. 4 of My 365 Day Photo Project
January 4, 2010
Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera (Black) ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramManualExposure Time3/5ISO100Focal Length210mmMetering ModePartial
January 3, 2010
A couple of days after I got my new Canon EF 70-210mm F4 lens, I decided to give it a test. This bird was one of the first 5 shots I took with the new lens. I noticed that she was just standing there on top of the snow and not moving, a few seconds […]
ROW – Photo No. 3 of My 365 Day Photo Project
January 3, 2010
Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera (Black)
Photo No. 2 of My 365 Day Photo Project
January 2, 2010
Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera (Black) ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramManualExposure Time1/60ISO100Focal Length50mmMetering ModePartial