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December 8, 2017 Tamron Canada Extends Lens Warranty to 10 Years!

Those who own Tamron lenses purchased within the last ten years here in Canada got a great treat yesterday – Tamron Canada has announced an unparalleled 10 year warranty on all Tamron lenses purchased in Canada.  Canon and Nikon only offer a one year warranty, so this is a pretty mind-boggling warranty duration!  [Read more...]

June 29, 2017 Newly Announced: Canon 6D Mark II and SL2 DSLRs

It is a big day for Canon shooters!  The EOS 6D Mark II has been announced along with the tiny APS-C DSLR – the EOS SL2.  We’ll start with the EOS 6D Mark II.  The original 6D was a major success for Canon despite its underwhelming specs for the simple reason that it was a […] [Read more...]

June 23, 2017 Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 VC HLD Announcement

It’s a little ironic.  Information about Tamron’s newest lens, the ground-breaking, more than 22x zoom range 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD, leaked to the Internet the day BEFORE I signed a Non-Disclosure Agreement to get all the info about it.  Such is the photography world in 2017!  That bit of iron [Read more...]

February 6, 2017 New Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 DI VC USD G2 Announced

  Dustin’s Thoughts:  I’ve been using the Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD for about three and a half years.  It’s served me well in many, many wedding and portrait sessions along with countless events.  I chose it over the extremely popular Canon version because I thought the optics and b [Read more...]

October 13, 2015 FASTFIRE Camera Strap Giveaway!

Everyone Likes Free Stuff! If you want a serious upgrade on your neck strap for your camera, I’ve got good news for you.  I’m in the process of reviewing a great new camera strap – the FASTFIRE – from an independent family company from Texas.  It’s a great product that I’m personally [Read more...]

September 2, 2015 Tamron 35mm f/1.8 VC and 45mm f/1.8 VC

I’m excited about the announcement of a few new prime lenses from Tamron – the 35mm f/1.8 VC and a 45mm f/1.8 VC.  I’ve been looking for a fantastic modern 50mm prime (preferably with VC/IS) for a while now, so the 45mm f/1.8 VC is personally very interesting to me.  I’m not yet sure why [&helli [Read more...]

August 27, 2015 Canon 35L II + EOS M3 Coming Soon

Good morning, everyone.  There are a few new Canon announcements that I’m excited about today. Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM The long awaited update to Canon’s awesome EF 35mm f/1.4L USM (new lens is II) is soon to hit the market.  Canon has made a number of ground breaking innovations in this lens, including [Read more...]

March 24, 2015 Canon EOS 5DS/5DS R Preorder Thoughts

Canon was leapfrogged by Nikon in a huge way in the megapixel wars when Nikon introduced its D800 body several years ago.  The debate about the necessity of all of those MPs will continue to rage for the foreseeable future, but there was a consensus that Canon needed to produce a high megapixel body to […] [Read more...]