Tamron SP 70-200 f/2.8 VC USD lens Hands on Photos
September 25, 2012
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.
Tamron Adds VC and A Ultrasonic Motor to their SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di Telephoto Zoom
September 13, 2012
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 […]
Todays Macro Tip, Patience, You’ll Need a Lot of Them.
November 22, 2010
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 […]
Use Flash in Your Macro Photography.
November 15, 2010
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 […]
Macro Photography On A Budget – Close-up Filter or Extension Tube
November 8, 2010
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?
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 […]
Sigma’s new APO 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM now available
April 3, 2010
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 […]