Articles Tagged 'Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM'
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 ]
In the photography world, the topic of prime lenses vs. zoom lenses is one of those enduring debates. As someone who has used both types of lenses extensively over the years, I will offer my views both for and against both types. Let me preface by saying that I made a conscious choice to use [ read more ]
Last week, I decided to buy a Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM lens. It was a lens I had entertained - but not seriously - adding to my rig. Until the addition of this lens, my two wide lenses consisted of my Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM and Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM [ read more ]
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 ]
Today I picked up my new NiSi filters. My filter kit now consists of: NiSi 150mm x 170mm Nano IR 1.2 (GND16/four-stop) soft graduated neutral-density filter; NiSi 150mm x 170mm Nano IR 0.9 (GND8/three-stop) reverse graduated neutral-density filter; NiSi 150mm x 150mm Nano IR 3.0 (ND1000/ten-stop) neutral-density filter; and NiSi filter holder for the Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM. I just [ read more ]
Having recently replaced my Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM with a Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM, my Lee 100mm filter system was rendered obsolete. Unfortunately, 100mm filters are not wide enough to work with the 14mm lens. What I now need is 150mm filters, and I decided to invest in the NiSi 150mm [ read more ]