Articles Tagged 'Canon EOS 5D Mark II'

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

Luxurious Hydration

Lately we have been buying and drinking a lot of wine.  Tough life, I know. The cellar - actually a climate-controlled refrigerator specifically for wine - has got rather full, and I have lately felt inspired to photograph some of the good stuff. For inspiration I had been looking at other marketing-style images of wine [ read more ]

New Camera Bag: Lowepro Nova 190 AW

After having 'Lowepro bag for light travel' on my list of things to buy for a year or two, today I finally purchased said camera bag. Hitherto, my camera bag rig consisted of a Lowepro Mini Trekker AW and an often-used 12-year-old shoulder bag which needed replacement.  I also have a Crumpler 5 Million Dollar [ read more ]