Articles Published in November, 2020

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM: Rubber Deterioration

Owners of the Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM may be quite familiar with the rubber coating on the majority of the lens barrel towards the rear.  Over time, and particularly with heat, the rubber deteriorates and becomes unpleasantly sticky, reminiscent of melted electrical tape.  The rubber coating on mine is in a bad state [ continue reading ]

Simba (2006-2020)

Yesterday we had to say goodbye to Simba, our beloved Seal-Point Siamese cat.  Simba has been a significant part of our lives for many years, and was loved by us, and by everyone who met him.  Here is an image I captured of Simba when he was only two years of age: Siamese cats have been a part [ continue reading ]