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Canon 5D vs 7D for Birds in Flight

Canon 5D vs 7D for Birds in Flight

| March 21, 2013

Sand Hill Crane – 5D Mark III, 420mm (300mm 2.8 II + 1.4X II TC), f/7.1, 1/500 sec. Although I primarily consider myself a travel photographer, I love the challenge of capturing wildlife in motion. There are so many variables that need to come together to create compelling wildlife images. Finding wildlife in the first […]

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The Zeiss Distagon 21mm Prime vs Canon’s 17-40mm Zoom

The Zeiss Distagon 21mm Prime vs Canon’s 17-40mm Zoom

| March 24, 2012

I admit that taking a close up of our first spring flowers is not quite the broad sweeping landscapes I usually like to shoot with my wide angle lens but it proves an important point. It proves that the extra $1,000 I spent on my new Carl Zeiss Distagon 21mm f/2.8 wide angle lens was […]

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Induro Monopod with Really Right Stuff MH-01 Head

Induro Monopod with Really Right Stuff MH-01 Head

| January 21, 2012

This post covers how well the Really Right Stuff MH-01 monopod head mounts to an CM-34 Induro  monopod. Sure, I could have  purchased the Really Right Stuff monopod for infallible design, quality and compatibility but I have heard good things about Induro and decided to give one a try. At about $150, the induro CM-34 […]

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Easy White Balance with a Lastolite Ezybalance Grey Card

Easy White Balance with a Lastolite Ezybalance Grey Card

| February 10, 2011

How many times have you taken a picture with or without a flash and the colors in the photo just did not look right? Were they too yellow (warm) or too blue (cool)? Every source of light in your photos, be it from the sun, a flash, or a light bulb, has an absolute temperature […]

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How Much Camera Gear Fits in a Pelican 1510 Carry-On Case?

How Much Camera Gear Fits in a Pelican 1510 Carry-On Case?

| January 30, 2011

I like keeping things nice and tidy. I have always been a little obsessive when organizing my stuff so I know where it is when I need it. My camera gear is no exception. I was feeling frustrated recently because every time I went out to shoot, I had to make sure I was not […]

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The perfect travel tripod?

The perfect travel tripod?

| August 14, 2010

You can see the rest of my camera gear here. I have learned my lesson and I am passing it on. When it comes to buying support for your camera, don’t be cheap. If you are, you will probably end up relegating it to the pile of other things in the closet you wish you […]

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