Equipment Reviews

Expert Shield Screen Protector Field Review

Screen protectors are one of my own preferred accessories, and I always like to have them on my own cameras.  The main role of a screen protector is to provide a layer of protection for the rear LCD screen on the back of a dslr. Over the years, rear LCD screens have gotten bigger, growing […]

Canon EF 200-400 f4 L IS USM Extender 1.4x Field Review

INTRODUCTION When Canon announced the development of this lens, I wasn’t too surprized.  The Nikon 200-400 f4 equivalent of this lens has long been a popular choice amongst many of the Nikon shooters that travel with me on photographic safaris, and Canon were certainly lacking representation in this segment of the market.  Canon took some […]

Canon EF 400 f4 DO IS USM Field Review

Introduction This is certainly an interesting lens, if not a new one. Introduced sometime in 2002, at the time of writing, still the only professional-grade DO lens that Canon has brought to market. The DO designation stands for diffractive optics. Canon made use of a multi-layered diffractive optic element in the lens design. The use […]

Canon 5Dmk3 and Canon 6D, Compared

At the time of writing, Canon have 3 different full frame cameras to choose from.  One of these is their range-topping EOS 1DX, which is differentiated from the others by its speed, large physical size and cost.  The other two full-frame offerings are  the 5Dmk3 and the recently released 6D.  Both of these cameras have […]

New Tokina AT-X 12-28 Pro DX wide angle lens announced

The Tokina 12-28 AT-X Pro DX wide-angle lens has just been announced, and it looks to be a an exciting replacement for one of their existing lenses.     Tokina are a lens manufacturer that are well known for their high-quality wide-angle lenses,  and ultra-wide angle lenses.  The Tokina AT-X 12-28 Pro DX has just […]