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Canon EF 400mm F/5.6L For Sports

You can read the review of the EF 400mm F/5.6L that I wrote a year ago here. When I bought the EF 400mm F/5.6L, my original purpose was to use it for bird photography and other wildlife, a year after, I’m using it for sports photography. At F/5.6 it is not an ideal lens for […]

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Tamron AF 180mm f/3.5 Di SP Macro Lens Sample Photo Gallery

 

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Tamron AF 180mm f/3.5 Di SP Macro Lens Review Part II – Conclusion and Some Photos.

  You can read the first part of this review here. Conclusion: Overall I like the lens, results are stunning. I used this on a Canon EOS 40d and EOS 60D bodies and work well on both. It feels comfortable on my hands, feels solid despite having an all plastic construction. So far the only […]

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Tamron AF 180mm f/3.5 Di SP A/M FEC LD (IF) 1:1 Macro Lens For Canon

Tamron AF 180mm f/3.5 Di SP Macro Lens Review

This review has been long overdue, before I start, let me just tell you that despite it’s shortcomings and limitation, this piece of gear won’t dissapoint you at all. The Tamron AF 180mm f/3.5 Di SP Macro Lens comes in Canon, NIKON and Sony mount, I have the Canon mount for my EOS 7D and EOS […]

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Canon FD 35-70mm F/3.5-4.5 Zoom Lens Review

Here’s another lens I picked up dirt cheap. The Canon FD 35-70mm F/3.5-4.5. Unlike my other FD lenses, this one is made entirely of plastic and feels cheap. Since it’s all platic, it’s light and nice to carry around. Image quality??? I’m not sure yet, I have shoot more with it. Check back soon, I […]

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Canon EF 400mm F/5.6 L USM Sample Photos

I am really happy with my Canon EF 400mm F/5.6 L USM. I have used it with the Canon EOS 40D and Canon EOS 60D all with great results. As a follow up to the review I posted, here are more sample photos I shot with the Canon EF 400mm F/5.6 L USM Lens

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Canon EF 400mm F/5.6 L USM Lens Review

The Canon EF 400mm F/5.6 L USM Lens is simply an amazing lens. It's easy and fun to use, and it really feels good in my hands. Introduced in 1993, this EF 400mm F/5.6 L lens is Canon's least expensive L lens in their 400mm line up and it is one of the most affordable […]

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Tamron AF 60mm f/2.0 SP Macro Lens Review

Announced in mid 2009, the Tamron 60mm F2 macro lens provides 1:1 magnification for APS-C sensors. This Tamron 60mm macro is available in Canon, Sony and Nikon mounts and it incorporates two low dispersion elements to compensate for various aberrations, lets you achieve 1:1 magnification at a working distance of 100mm. The F2 maximum aperture […]

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Quick Release Dual-shoulder Camera Neck Strap – First Impression

Fits Nicely on the EOS 60D I was about to buy my second black rapid strap when i stumble upon the Quick Release Dual-shoulder Camera Neck Strap from Rainbowimaging. It looks ok so I decided to try it out. (LEFT)Quick Strap | (RIGHT)Black Rapid RS-1 Seems to be made of fine materials, comparing it to […]

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Canon EF 70-200mm F/4 L IS USM vs Non IS EF 70-200mm F/4 L USM

So which one should you get, the IS or the Non IS version of the famous EF 70-200mm F/4L USM Lens, I myself was in this situation. And to complicate things more, there’s still the EF 70-300 F/4-5.6 IS USM which also offers great image quality coupled with more reach for a much lower price. […]

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Capture Amazing Wildlife Scenes With The Canon EF 70-200mm F/4 L IS USM

Canon EOS 60D with Canon EF 70-200mm F/4L IS USM Lens. ISO 1600, 200mm, 1/250, F/5.6, manual exposure. When I want to get close to nature and shoot wildlife, I turn to my favorite lens, the Canon EF 70-200mm F/4 L IS USM. I’ve had the this telephoto lens for almost two years now and […]

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Yongnuo RF-603 and Cowboystudio PT-04 Comparison

The Yongnuo RF-603 Wireless Radio Flash Transceiver (left) and PT-04 Wireless Flash Receiver Let’s compare the specs: The Yongnuo RF-603 Wireless Radio Flash Transceiver (left) and PT-04 Wireless Flash Receiver (right) The RF-603 (left) has a much lower profile than PT-04. You can see from the photo above that the Yongnuo RF-603 transceiver unit has […]

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Review Yongnuo RF-603 Wireless Radio Flash Trigger and Wireless Shutter Release

The Yongnuo RF-603 Wireless Radio Flash Trigger and Wireless Shutter Release I was looking for a wireless radio shutter release remote control for my Canon camera’s when I found this on Amazon. I’ve heard about the Yongnuo RF-602 before, but since I already have a set of PT-04 which has almost the same features and […]

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Canon EF-S 10-22mm Ultra-Wide USM Lens Mini Review

A quick look at my new lens, the Canon EF-S 10-22mm Ultra-Wide USM Lens. This is the newest lens in my collection and my second dx / crop / aps-c format lens (not compatible with full framed sensor cameras like the 5d and the 1ds series Canon cameras), the other is the Tamron 17-50mm F/2.8 […]

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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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Final Moments with my Canon EF 70-210mm F/4 Macro Telephoto Lens

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 […]

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Wacom CTL460 Bamboo Pen Tablet

Wow, first review for 2011. Ok, this review is about my Wacom Bamboo Pen Tablet, model CTL460. The Wacom Bamboo Pen Tablet is a type of computer input device that can be use to write, sketch or even draw on your computer. Instead of using the mouse, you use a Pen. Just like writing on […]

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Topaz Adjust 4 Mini Review

Topaz Adjust is a Photoshop Plugin, which means you’ll need Photoshop to use it. It will run on versions of adobe photoshop cs3, cs4 and the latest, cs5.  I use the plugin on my finishing touches, mainly to pop the photo, add contrast, color  and detail. Also with Topaz adjust, you can create a great […]

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Giottos CL1001 Large Cleaning Kit with Small Rocket Blaster Review

The Giottos CL1001 Large Cleaning Kit with Small Rocket Blaster, a kit that packs a lot of punch. I’ve had this kit for over a year now, and is as reliable from the first day it arrived. I bought this kit because of the included rocket blower, I was looking for one at that time, […]

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Review – Opteka E-TTL / E-TTL II Off-Camera Flash Sync Cord for Canon EOS Cameras

I was looking for an affordable ETTL Flash Sync Cord and I found this Opteka E-TTL II for Canon Cameras, having use some opteka products and found them to be reliable, I decided to give this a try, hoping that I would be lucky enough not to experience some of the mishaps that other reviewers […]

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