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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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Macro Photography And Using Macro Extension Tubes

Macro photography is cool, really cool.  Any photograph that makes the subject appear larger than life captures our attention.  Think: insects that look giant, photography of flowers or leaf petals.  Unfortunately, macro photography requires special macro lenses.  Macro lenses are designed to have a closer focusing distance than your regular lens.  To really zoom in […]

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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.  […]