Lake Edith and the friendly Elk Cow

Recently I was on vacation in The Alberta Rockies enjoying the vast mountainous countryside that the area is known for. And what amazing views that can be had there, whether you are a hiker, artist, hippie, travelling the world or just a photographer like me, there is something to see for everyone.

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Bower/Rokinon 24mm Tilt Shift lens

In the photography industry there are special lenses that most photographers won’t bother to use or even try due to their extreme cost. These special lenses are called tilt-shift lenses or in Nikon terms PC-E lenses. They allow you to shift perspectives and/or tilt the focal plane of the lens.

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My Upper Antelope Canyon Adventure

Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon in the American Southwest. It is on Navajo land east of Page, Arizona. Antelope Canyon includes two separate, scenic slot canyon sections, referred to individually as “Upper Antelope Canyon” and “Lower Antelope Canyon”. We will be discussing the Upper canyon as this is the one to go to if you want to see the amazing light rays inside the canyon.

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My thoughts on the Tamron 45mm 1.8VC

This is Tamron’s 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD SP lens.

Tamron claims this is the “Start of a New Era”…

“The 45mm format is the closest approximation to human field of vision and captures high-resolution shots to an unparalleled degree of resolving power. Furthermore, the integration of VC into a 45mm fast standard prime lens for full-frame DSLR cameras is an industry-first.”

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The 300mm F4 prime lens, A great telephoto for all!

I first learned about the 300mm f4 focal length when scouring the internet for reviews of other lenses and came across a photographer’s blog that mentioned a 300mm f4 lens as a great option for a first telephoto prime wildlife lens.
I started watching the local classifieds for a used one and finally settled on a Nikon 300mm f4 Af-s lens! I was very impressed right off the bat but little did I know how valuable this focal length could be! Continue reading “The 300mm F4 prime lens, A great telephoto for all!”