Articles Tagged 'Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM'

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 that we would like to take with us: And here is [ continue reading ]

Lenses: Primes vs. Zooms

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 [ continue reading ]

My New Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM: Ideal for Cityscapes

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 [ continue reading ]

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 [ continue reading ]

NiSi Filters: Initial Impressions

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 [ continue reading ]