Articles Tagged 'Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS 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 ]

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 ]

Canon EF 200mm f/2L IS USM Coming Soon

In my last post, I related my thoughts about buying a Canon EF 200mm f/2L IS USM to replace my Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM. Today, I officially set the wheels in motion to achieve this objective. After recently being in contact with the manager of the store from which I prefer to buy [ read more ]

Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM - Almost

Last week I had an opportunity to purchase a second-hand Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM at a very cheap price. The big 500 is a lens I have long wanted, and it is an ideal lens and focal length for wildlife photography. I decided to have a look at it, and I spent a fair bit [ 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 ]

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 ]