Month: April 2015

7D Mark 2 Battery Grip – BG-E16 Review

  Video   Regular readers of my blog will probably have gathered by now that I’m really enjoying the EOS 7D Mark 2.  I was a touch hesitant to begin with, since I’m so used to full frame cameras, but the full resolution sample on this page here simply speaks for itself.  This camera is the real deal, and it’s earned a long term place in my bag.  Since the majority of my time with this camera will be spent on a gimbal with my 200-400 f/4 attached to it, there’s some definite benefits to having a grip attached...

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Tamron 150-600 Samples

I’ve been playing with the Tamron 150-600 f/5-6.3 for a while now and I’ve had it out with me on a couple of good wildlife trips alongside my Canon 200-400 f/4.  It might seem like an odd pairing but I’ve been curious to see how the seemingly incredible value Tamron lens compares with the cream of the crop.  There’s no doubt this Tamron lens is a bit of an anomaly, it’s incredibly sharp for such a ‘cheap’ lens.  I use cheap in the relative sense, of course, because $1060 isn’t small change, but compared to the other options out...

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Gear I Like: Senal Headphones

Sometimes I stumble across some gear that’s useful, and I want to share it with you guys.  I’ve been using these Senal SMH-1000 headphones for my video and audio work for over a year now and they do a really great job at a good price point (under $100).  I use them plugged into my Canon XA-20, or into my Sound Devices Mix Pre-D when I’m recording tutorial videos at my computer.  The have a detachable cable which is great because if the cable or plugs ever fail, you don’t have to replace the entire set of headphones, just...

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Canon Price Drops – Save Up To $800!

Canon have just launched a large number of price drops on almost every L-Series lens I can think of. Some of the notable savings are on the incredible Canon 200-400 (review), where you can save $800! You can also save $150 on the 24-105 and $500 on the 300mm f/2.8 L IS II.

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