Basic Sharpness Testing

This image was created with the Canon 70-200mm f.4L IS lens with the 1.4X II TC (handheld at 280mm) and the EOS-7D. ISO 400. Evaluative metering +1/3 stop: 1/2000 sec. at f/6.3. You need to have absolute confidence in both your and your camera's ability to produce sharp images.

Whenever I take a new […]

7D Image Quality & AI Servo AF Pattern Comment (for birds in flight)

Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS lens with the 1.4X II TC (handlheld at 208mm). ISO 400. Evaluative metering +1/3 stop: 1/1250 sec. at f/8. In competent hands as seen here, the 7D offers superb image quality. As always, click on each image to see a larger, sharper version.

Early on there were on-line concerns with […]

San Diego IPT; Mark IV and 7D AF Comments...

California Brown Pelican in flight, La Jolla, CA. Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS lens (handheld at 154mm) with the 1.4X II TC and the EOS-7D. ISO 500. Evaluative metering +1 1/3 stops set manually.

With one day to go, the San Diego IPT has been a huge success. Great folks, great camraderie, great photographic opportunities, […]