Articles Tagged 'Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM'

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 [ 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 ]

New NiSi Filters Ordered

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 ]

Farewell, Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM

Today I sold my Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM lens. For a month or two, I had been thinking of offloading it, and once or twice previously, I had entertained the thought of selling it. I was recently put into contact with someone who might be interested in it, and today the buyer collected [ read more ]

New Lens: Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM

Today ushered in a new chapter in my photography, and simultaneously closed another. A new lens joined its brethren here in my photography den; and an old friend parted ways. Now, I am not one to buy gear very often.  My days of 'Gear Acquisition Syndrome' (GAS) are well and truly behind me; and I have [ read more ]

It is Official: Kenya African Wildlife Photography Trip

A few months ago we booked another trip to Africa. It has been something we have wanted to do again since our first life-changing visit in October of 2012. This time we are heading to the Maasai Mara region of Kenya, for some incredible wildlife encounters on an eight-day private photographic safari. We are again [ read more ]