Equipment Reviews

6D Mark II, 5D Mark IV, 7D Mark II or 80D, which Mid-range Canon dslr for Wildlife Photography

It wasn’t that long ago, when it seemed that if you wanted a seriously good Canon camera for wildlife you where limited to perhaps the 1D series.  That situation has changed for the good, in our opinion, and today there are four current “mid-range” camera bodies plus one recently discontinued, all of which we consider […]

Canon EF 400 f4 DO IS ii USM Field Review

INTRODUCTION The Canon EF 400 f4 DO IS ii was introduced in November 2014.  The lens replaces the original EF 400 DO IS, which was released around 2001. The DO designation stands for diffractive optics, which is a lens technology that helps reduce the overall size of the lens, whilst effectively combating chromatic aberrations. The […]

Gimpro Gimbal Head Mk 2 Review

Gimpro have recently updated their gimbal head, and there are a host of improvements to be found in the new model, which is called the Mk 2.   The Mk 2 Gimbal    Very importantly to me, the new Mark 2 gimbal head is made from the same high-quality construction, and using the same superior […]

Canon 6D Mark II setup for wildlife photography

INTRODUCTION Canon’s EOS 6D Mark II is a newly-released “entry-level” full frame camera that replaces the 6D.  The 6D range is Canon’s least-expensive full-frame series.  The original 6D had an excellent full-frame sensor and was known as a strong low light performer.  The new camera builds on that with a higher-resolution 26 megapixel sensor, further […]

Canon 80D, Setup for Wildlife Photography

INTRODUCTION Canon’s EOS 80D is the most recent release, in a very popular series of cameras that began with the EOS 10D.  It represents Canon’s latest model in the middle of their camera range. Historically this series of cameras has provided many of the features of more expensive Canon full-frame bodies, but with a smaller […]