Archive for October, 2009

Canon 5D Mark II Autofocus Sucks? NOT!!!

Posted on 21. Oct, 2009 by .


I’ve recently had the opportunity to start going through some of my pictures that I made during my recent Spirit Bear Tour. While I normally prefer to photograph with my Canon 1Ds Mark II, I decided to take a chance and exclusively use my new Canon 5D Mark II for the majority of the trip. My original intention in purchasing the camera was the use it primarily for its high-definition video abailities, but I’ve been extremely…

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Stop the hooey!

Posted on 16. Oct, 2009 by .


Today’s post comes with a simple, but strong message.

I often make the mistake of listening to the day’s news and worse yet the pontificater’s opinions on said news. And it caused me to pause and consider what a bunch of

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Shoot like a pro – Lens collars

Posted on 15. Oct, 2009 by .


Many pro photographers use tripods and monopods in their daily work. One accessory for a lens (sometimes included and sometimes not) that makes using a “pod” a lot easier is a…

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Legend of the “Spirit Bear”

Posted on 05. Oct, 2009 by .


For many years, the Spirit Bear was considered a legend of the Gitg’at and Kitasoo Native Peoples. Their legends told of a time when the glaciers finally receded, and it was Raven who made everything green. Raven also decided to make one in ten black bears white, to remind him of the time when the world was white with snow and ice. Raven decided to set aside a special area of the world for these bears – now known as the Great Bear Rainforest. It was a remote paradise where the bears were to live…

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