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Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS Lens Review

Basic Rundown: List Price: $2,499 Filter Size: 77mm Weight: ~3.3 lbs (1.5 kg) The Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II lens is the cream of the 70-200mm Canon crop.  Canon actually makes 4 L lenses of the 70-200 mm focal range variety, but this one tops the line.  The other models are either a full stop […]

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Digital SLRs vs. Compact Camera Systems

Maybe you’ve stumbled across this site before you’ve purchased a dSLR camera.  Maybe you’re wondering if you should buy a compact camera system instead.  Before you decide, this article may help!  Compact camera systems vs dslr cameras is certainly a topic of debate.  If you’ve already purchased your dSLR, don’t worry, I think you’ve made the […]

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Choosing Lenses

Chances are your digital SLR camera came with a lens (“kit lens”) and chances are when you’ve poked around with that lens you loved it more than any point-and-shoot you’ve ever used.  You’ve noticed that the “zoom” ability is greater, and that you can fill the frame with more subject if you desire.  That’s fantastic.  […]