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October 2011 Update

Posted on 25. Oct, 2011 by .

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An entrepreneur is always hesitant to complain about being too busy. After all, the alternative can lead to difficulty putting food on the table. That being said, I would have to confess that I’ve found this fall to be a bit busy for my liking. I’ve had workshops of one description or another almost every weekend. Additionally, it seems that this is the time of year many galleries have their calls for submissions due. Add that together with some writing, some home renovations, some new photo contracts and I suddenly find that I’m…

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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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Jobu-Design Black Widow

Posted on 20. Nov, 2008 by .

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As a dedicated wildlife photographer, I often use a telephoto lens. My favourite lens for wildlife photography is Canon’s 500mm F4L IS lens. Without questions it is a beautiful lens. But, it’s also quite heavy. Together with my 1Ds Mark II and maybe a teleconverter or two, it can weigh well in excess of 12 pounds.

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