Articles Tagged 'Canon Extender EF 2x II'

Macro Photography Without a Macro Lens

It has been a long time since I shot a macro image, and in all honesty, I am not a great macro photographer. In 2017, I sold my macro lens, as I was making changes to my gear lineup, and it was a lens that was rarely used, and did not really suit my wants [ read more ]

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 ]

Re-Visiting Featherdale Wildlife Park

Early this year, we took a trip to Featherdale Wildlife Park for the first time, and photographed a number of animals and birds. Having recently bought a new Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and a new Canon EF 200mm f/2L IS USM, I was keen to head back to Featherdale Wildlife Park to shoot with my [ 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 ]

Overcoming the Challenge of Depth of Field in Macro Photography

As anyone who has experimented with macro photography will know, this style of photography, and more specifically the nature of the subjects and lenses used, makes achieving a suitable depth of field very challenging. Some photographers may like to produce the style of image where only one small part of the image is in sharp [ read more ]

Equipment I Use - Camera and Lenses

As a photographer I believe that the ability of a person to capture photographic images is more important than the equipment used in the process. However, and somewhat at odds with that ideal, I also believe that quality equipment is a vital part of the ingredients that go into producing a great image. Put simply [ read more ]