Category : Review

Canon EF 200-400mm F4 L Extender 1.4X Lens in its Case

Canon EF 200-400mm F4 L EXT 1.4X Lens Review (Podcast 414)

After many moons, finally here's my Canon EF 200-400mm F4 L EXT 1.4X lens review! As you may recall, I bought this lens  back in June 2013, as I was able to get a good deal on some old gear that I sold to pay for it. I've dragged my feet on this review though, because I wanted to really take the lens though its paces first, and having now used it for some heavy wildlife shooting almost every day...


iMac to Eizo Comparison

New Kid in on the Block – a 27″ iMac (Podcast 395)

Last week I took delivery of a shiny new 27" iMac, and having just about got it set up how I want it, I wanted to relay my thinking behind the purchase, and a few important things that I've learned from a Photographer's perspective, especially with regards to the quality of the screen, which has in short blown me away. Use this audio player if you'd prefer to listen: [audio src="http://www.podt...


Peak Design CapturePRO with Arca Plate

The CapturePRO from Peak Design (Podcast 394)

A number of months ago, I backed a Kickstarter project, to help a company called Peak Design bring the version 2 of their Capture camera clip system to market. After the team spent a little more time than they expected to iron out some international shipping logistics, my order with my backing, containing two CapturePRO clips and a PROpad arrived recently, so today I'm going to walk you through th...


Tokyo Metropolitan Building on Vibrance Metallic

Review of New Breathing Color Media (Podcast 380)

I recently took delivery of two new types of paper and a new canvas from Breathing Color, and having profiled and worked with them over the last few weeks, today I'm going to discuss some of the attributes of these new media types and how I'm going to be introducing them into my printing workflow. Use this audio player if you'd prefer to listen: [audio src="http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m...


Tripods and Monopod

Tripods – What, When and Why I Use Them (Podcast 379)

Once again I'm going to reply to a listener question this week, this time a question from listener Fred Kotler about when and how I use my tripods. I thought this would be a good chance to take a look at my current support line-up, and discuss a little about why I have each of them, when I like to use a tripod, and why I sometimes decide to go hand-held or now also use a monopod sometimes. Use...


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