Tag: f/2.8

Update: Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 Mini Review

To read my original review please click here. Thanks. Update: 09/29/2012  After more than a year of using the Tamron AF 28-75mm f/2.8 SP XR ZL Di LD Aspherical (IF) for Canon, I have notice that the zoom ring is somewhat tighter. Zooming from 28-60mm is ok, but from 60mm to 75mm, it's not as smooth as […]

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What Is Fast Glass?

One of my fast lens the Tamron SP 28-75mm F/2.8 Not to be too technical here, fast glass also known as fast lens are lenses that have a larger maximum aperture or lower f-stops, like F/2.8, F/1.8 and F/1.4. It does not refer to the auto focus system of the lens, so even if the lens […]

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Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 Mini Review

  The Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 Mounted on a Canon EOS 60D    Before anything else, I got mine from Amazon for a sale price of only $468.16 on April 1, and I just mailed the $25 rebate form to Tamron USA, so this lens only cost $443.16 after the rebate, and all I can […]

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More New Lenses from Sigma for 2011

The New Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 II DG HSM is an update to Sigma’s already great 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 EX DG IF HSM Aspherical Ultra Wide Angle Zoom Lens. The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the new Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 II DG HSM. One SLD and four FLD glass elements compensate for color aberration and provide […]

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Review Update on My Tamron SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II VC

This is a follow up on the mini review a wrote for my Tamron 17-50mm VC back in March of 2010. You can read the post here. For the past 1 year and 19 days at the time of posting, the  Tamron SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II VC  has been my primary lens. It’s […]

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For Sale Canon EF 100mm F/2.8 Macro USM Lens

style=”text-align: center;”> Great News to macro enthusiast! For those interested, I’m selling my less than three month old Canon EF 100mm F/2.8 Macro USM Lens for $440 including shipping. This lens is Like New and still under warranty from CANON USA. I bought it from Amazon last Feb. 23, 2010 and have only taken a […]

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Severe Dust Issues on Canon EF-s 17-55mm F/2.8 IS USM

I wonder why some people complain about dust issues with the EF-S 17-55mm F/2.8 IS USM.  I have not seen even one photo of it. Correct me if I’m wrong but I think it’s fairly common for zoom lenses specially these consumer grade lenses to have a tiny dust specs inside. I don’t own the […]

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Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 APO EX DG HSM OS FLD Now Available For Pre Order

The Latest Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 APO EX DG HSM OS FLD is Now Available For Pre Order at Amazon.Com Designed for use with full frame digital SLR cameras. May also be used with smaller APS-c size sensors with a corresponding effective increase in focal length to about 100 to 300mm with most cameras Offers Sigma’s […]

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My Tamron SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di-II VC exceeded expectations

I have an updated review of the lens here. You can read it when you're done here. Thanks. I Not really a thorough review, just my impression and experience with this great lens. I bought my Tamron AF 17-50mm F/2.8 SP XR Di II VC (Vibration Compensation) Zoom Lens for my Canon XS from Amazon […]

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The Window for 01.30.2010

This was taken Jan. 30, 2010 Sat. I was at the office working all weekend and it was snowing outside. Forecast was about 3 to 4 inches. Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera Lens : Tamron AF 17-50mm F/2.8 SP XR Di II VC (Vibration Compensation) Zoom Lens for Canon Digital SLR […]

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Night Light

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Power Day 22 – Macro / Close-up

ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramManualExposure Time1/25ISO100Focal Length50mmMetering ModePartial

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Keypad – for Day 21 – Macro / Close-up

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Converse All Star

Yes, you are right I love Converse All Star Shoes, I have 5 pairs, this is one of them and I was thinking of something to photograph for today.

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A Formidable Combination

Together these two are deadly. I love coffee, I can drink probably a dozen mug just during the day while working so this is what I thought of as photograph for day 19. Camera and Gear Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera Lens : Tamron AF 17-50mm F/2.8 SP XR Di II […]

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Sugar In The Raw – Day 14

Is brown surgar healthier than white sugar? The truth??? No they’re not, according to the Department of Agriculture, both are similar nutritionally, brown sugar contains 17 kilocalories per teaspoon, and white sugar has 16 kilocalories per teaspoon. The brown sugar sold at grocery atore are actually white sugar with added molasses. New York Times June […]

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Krispy Kreme Donut Cheeseburger Burger – Day 13

I saw this famous Chicago Burger on the FoodNetwork the other day. Here it is presenting todays lunch, The Krispy Kreme Bacon Cheeseburger. I actually ate two, but that’s it, I wanted more but it really feels so wrong. 🙂 I thought this would be a nice subject for Day 13 of my 2010 Daily […]

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