Canon EF 2x II Extender : Sports Photography, Shooting Cricket

Sports Photography : Shooting Cricket With A Canon EF 2x II Extender
November 23, 2018

This weekend I have a lot more success shooting cricket with a Canon EF 2x II Extender attached to Canon EF400mm F2.8L USM lens. For a while now I have been really struggling to get any sort of half-decent image with a Canon EF 2x II Extender, especially when trying to use manual exposure. Last weekend, I found a sort of fix where I used P Mode to calculate the…

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Canon EF 2x II Extender: More Practice Leads To Better Results

Canon EF 2x II Extender: More Practice Leads To Better Results
November 16, 2018

Last week I shared my experiences with using a Canon EF 2x II Extender with a Canon EF300mm F2.8L USM and the issues I faced. This weekend I used the Canon EF 2x II Extender with the 300mm lens though used a Canon EOS 1D Mark II body while shooting a cricket match in Driffield, East Yorkshire. The day before I had been at another game and met another guy…

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LENSBABY : Creative Shooting With The Lensbaby 2

LENSBABY : Creative Shooting With The Lensbaby 2
November 13, 2018

Creative photography is certainly a lot easier with a Lensbaby attached to the camera as I found out after taking delivery of a Lensbaby 2. Although it is a lens, I think the Lensbaby is more of an accessories, something that is small and easy to carry around that will give any photographer a different type of shot. I purchased my Lensbaby 2 from MPB Photographic this week. I have…

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Sports Photography With A Telephoto Lens

Sigma 150-500mm
September 22, 2018

Sports Photography is something I do a lot of and one of the problems I found was trying to get a telephoto lens with a enough reach without needing to re-mortgaging my house. The system I use is Canon and in my time I have used the Canon EOS 40D, Canon EOS 7D, Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon EOS 1D Mark II and the Canon EOS 1D Mark III. In…

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Canon EOS 1D Mark III – Worth Every Penny

Canon EOS 1D Mark III
September 15, 2018

I have been using a Canon EOS 1D Mark III for about a month now and have s far enjoyed using the camera so much and despite it being an older model from the Canon EOS range it certainly still holds it own. This was an upgrade from a Canon EOS 1D Mark II which for nearly two years was my work horse when covering sporting fixtures like football and…

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Beverley Photographer

Beverley Photographer
October 3, 2013

My name is Paul Smith and I would like to welcome you to Beverley Photographer my own personal web site.

For the past few years I have been running a local portal called HU17.net and a weekly magazine in the Beverley along with a number of other web sites that provide content in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

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