Tag: telephoto lens

Tamron SP 70-200 f/2.8 VC USD lens Hands on Photos

  The people at ePHOTOzine were lucky  to get their hands on a pre production version of Tamron's upcoming SP 70-200mm F/2.8 VC USD.  

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Tamron Adds VC and A Ultrasonic Motor to their SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di Telephoto Zoom

Tamron announces a new version of their SP 70-200MM F/2.8 Di LD. The new version will surely excite a lot of people with the new features such as VC (Vibration Compensation), a new ultrasonic silent drive, a moisture-resistant construction, and has a circular aperture diaphragm for pleasing rendition of out-of-focus backgrounds.  No price and specific launch […]

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Todays Macro Tip, Patience, You’ll Need a Lot of Them.

Yes, it’s true. If you are serious about macro insect photography there are times that you will need a lot of patience and a lot of practice with your gear. Because insects / bugs move quite a lot, you will have a hard time getting them in focus, unless your insect subject stay still until […]

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Use Flash in Your Macro Photography.

Taken handheld. Flash Off Camera slightly to my left. When I started doing macro I struggle a lot and didn’t really know what was missing , until I realized, “Light”, lots and lots of light. ¬†And after this, everything became easy, thanks to my handy Canon 430 EXII flash and my Demb Diffuser Pro. The […]

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Macro Photography On A Budget – Close-up Filter or Extension Tube

There has been a lot of discussion about this topic and my answer, again, is of course, it depends on your budget. Close-up filters are generally cheaper compare to extension tubes and extension tubes are cheaper compare to true Macro Lenses. What’s the difference between the two?

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Macro Mondays : Shooting Macro with a Telephoto Lens.

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 […]

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Sigma’s new APO 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM now available

Official Announcement were made March 19, 2010: The Sigma APO 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM lenses are now available for purchase in Canon mounts through authorized Sigma dealers at the MSRP of $2,400. Nikon mounts will be available later this month, and they will be followed by Sigma, Pentax and Sony mounts in April. This […]

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