Tag Archives: 5D Mark II

1400mm with the 5D Mark II done sharply

Posted on 24. May, 2011 by .

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I recalled an experiment I did a couple of years ago with my 500mm lens paired with BOTH the 1.4x and 2.0x teleconverters (also known as stacking teleconverters) which yielded a 1400mm focal length at F11 as the largest aperture. I was able to achieve really good results…

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

Posted on 21. Oct, 2009 by .

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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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What’s riding shotgun while you’re driving?

Posted on 08. Jul, 2009 by .

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It’s summer here in the northern hemisphere and it is a time when a lot of people decide to take a road trip. Summer’s a time when I too spend a lot of time on the road and I recently got home from about a 3,300 kilometre (~2,000 mile) road trip. Usually when I’m on a trip my timelines are fairly tight and I don’t have a lot of time to take a meandering path or wander too much. But, regardless of where I’m travelling, there is one constant about the trip, and that’s…

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Photog goes crazy, starts shooting video!

Posted on 22. Jun, 2009 by .

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I’ve been facinated by the new hybrid DSLRs that can shoot both still and video images. And the video I saw from the 5D Mark II was really, really impressive. It’s ability to produce high definition video at a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (1080p) is really stunning. I’m a bit of a movie fanatic and I think part of me harbours a fantasy of…

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A WildShots wish list for Santa

Posted on 12. Dec, 2008 by .

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Dear Santa,

I’m guessing that you’re nothing if not connected. I’m also guessing that you’ve found a way to keep up with the bazillions of wish lists that get posted at this time of year. With that in mine, here are a few of the goodies on my wish list for Christmas 2008.

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