Articles Tagged 'Camera'

Kenya Trip 2019 - Gear to Take

Very soon, we are departing for Kenya, for what will be our first visit to Africa since 2015. Naturally, there is some preparation in terms of photographic equipment.  A photographic safari requires a considerable amount of gear. Here is a view of the equipment we would like to take with us: And here is a [ read more ]

My New Canon EF 200mm f/2L IS USM

This is my new Canon EF 200mm f/2L IS USM. This is a lens I first tried in 2008.  It took nine years before I decided to buy one, and it is my third Canon EF super telephoto lens, joining its bigger brothers, the Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM and the Canon EF 400mm [ read more ]

Latest Lovelies

I rarely capture photographs of the gear I use to capture photographs, but this year has seen some changes to my camera and lens rig. These are two of my latest 'lovelies': a Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM, which I purchased on 12/01/2017 to replace my long-serving Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM; and [ read more ]

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Coming Soon

After running my Canon EOS 5D Mark II for over seven years, I have finally taken the plunge and ordered a Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. I am looking forward to experiencing the significant feature additions and improvements the latest model offers over the substantially old (2008 model) Canon EOS 5D Mark II. I am [ read more ]

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition Arrived

As I related in a previous post, I ordered a GoPro HERO3 Black Edition camera last week. I was delighted to receive it on Tuesday morning.  However, I needed some more gear; namely, flash cards and a few mounting accessories. On Wedneday night I ordered a suction cup mount, bike handlebar/seatpost mount, quarter-inch tripod mount, and [ read more ]

GoPro HERO3 on the Way

Yesterday I ordered a GoPro HERO3 Black Edition camera. GoPro cameras have in recent times become quite popular, especially when it comes to adventure activities. My first experience with a GoPro camera was in May of 2012 when Xenedette and I went hang gliding.  GoPro cameras were mounted on one side of the gliders' wing [ read more ]