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Shoot Outside the Box

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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Shoot Outside the Box

I recently had the pleasure of assisting Juan Pons at his “Geese, Swans and Bears” photo workshop in North Carolina. Birds are not a frequent subject of mine, but I always jump at the chance to learn something new. As photographers, we tend to concentrate our efforts on learning one particular type of photography. It […]

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2010/01/05 Canon announces new EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

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Canon has announced today an upgrade to their venerable and always popular 70-200mm f/2.8 IS Lens. Improvements include faster Autofocus, a closer minimum focus distance, better Image Stabilization and increased durability and strength, without a significant increase in weight. Here is the Canon Press Release And the new product page

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2009/12/10 Nikon announces new lens / teleconverter

Thursday, December 10, 2009

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Nikon announces a new Super Telephoto lens to replace the older AF-S VR NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens. The new AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VRII is built for professionals with it’s wide aperture, new vibration reduction, and rugged construction. The new 300mm lens comes with the following improvements: Nikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image […]

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My Favorite Wildlife Zoom Lens

Monday, November 2, 2009

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My Favorite Wildlife Zoom Lens

Like you, I enjoy taking wildlife pictures. Also like you, I am not a full-time professional wildlife photographer. Most of these those folks use expensive fixed focal length lenses to get them up-close-and-personal with their subjects. For folks like us, zoom lenses, I think, are a better choice. They are more affordable for one thing. […]

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