Yongnuo YN565EX Speedlite Review

Yongnuo YN565EX Speedlite Review
November 27, 2018

Recently, I purchased a Yongnuo YN565EX Speedlite for just short of £100 through eBay. Having read other reviews about the Yongnuo YN565EX Speedlite, I was confident that the product would offer good value for money and work well with my Canon cameras. The Yongnuo YN565EX Speedlite arrived in no time, shipped from Hong Kong and included a soft case and a stand as described. Wasting no time I mounted the…

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Used Canon Equipment : Buying Used Over New

Used Canon Equipment : Buying Used Over New
November 10, 2018

When I purchased my first camera, I went for a new one though over time, I have started to purchased used canon equipment instead. I have found many different web sites that sell used Canon equipment. MPB Photographic, The London Camera Exchange and of course Ebay all sell used Canon equipment. There are lots of benefits to buying used photographic equipment. The cost is of course a lot cheaper, and you can…

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Canon EF300mm F2.8L USM With Canon EF 2x II Extender

Taken Using Canon EOS 1D Mark IV, Canon EF300mm F2.8L USM & Canon x2 Teleconverter
November 2, 2018

Shooting sports I now use a Canon EF300mm F2.8L USM mounted to a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and sometimes use a Canon EF 2x II Extender. I have read many reports on the Internet about how they work but my experiences of using one are not very good to say the least. This weekend I attempted to shoot part of a cricket match using a Canon EF 2x II…

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Panning Photography Practice: Roadside With Canon 1D Mark III

Panning Photography
October 12, 2018

Panning Photography practice is not as dull as it sounds, but I got a few funny looks from people in their cars as I pointed my Canon EOS 1D Mark III with the 70-200mm at them! This technique of taking photos is something I rarely do as the types of things I photograph would not suit the results. Saying this it is fun and the effects it creates in the images is quite nice….

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Taking Winter Morning Pictures With A Canon EF24-105mm f4L IS USM

Canon-EF24-105mm
September 28, 2018

Canon EF24-105mm f4L : A few winter morning pictures taken using a Canon EF24-105mm f4L IS USM. The lens was mounted to a Canon EOS 1D Mark III with the pictures being taken in Beverley and Hull. It was bitterly cold this morning with plenty of frost everywhere. When I woke up I found my car totally covered in ice so took a few pictures to share on Beverley Photographer. My camera was…

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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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Peli Case 1510 : Worth Every Penny And Some

Peli Case 1510 : Worth Every Penny And Some
July 31, 2018

A Peli Case 1510 proved to be the perfect answer to the problem I have been facing of carting my kit around between jobs. After a little bit of research and some help from a fellow photographer I settled on a Peli Case 1510 to use as my main bag for my big lens and a couple of bodies. This solid case complete with wheels and strong handles has made…

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