DIY Video and Photography Projects

Canon vs. Sigma vs. Tamron – Lens Comparison
August 17, 2010






About 2 months ago JJ @ OrangeWeddingFilms.com posted a video stating he was going to put together a test between the Canon 24-70mm F/2.8, Sigma 24-70mm F/2.8, and the Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 in Video use. Looks like he’s posted a few first samples just yesterday and in some cases you do see difference in Contrast, […]






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Lens Mug Replica(s) – Upgrades!
August 9, 2010






I blogged about the popular Canon 70-200mm Replica Lens Coffee Mugs that first showed up during the Winter Olympics ‘With Stainless Steel Insert’, and then in short time a non-OEM Canon 24-105mm replica lens cup turned up which was ok, but didn’t have a stainless steel insert for real coffee use. Soon after a replica […]






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Firmware Updates 550D / T2i & 1D Mark IV
July 7, 2010






Firmware updates for the Canon 550D / T2i fixes aperture movement with some lenses. They also have a firmware update for the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV for the same fix. This appears to be the problem I first experienced with my Canon 5D Mark II and they are getting around to updating the other […]






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LCD (Intervalometer) Time Lapse Battery Grips
June 21, 2010






click image LCD Timer Battery grips aren’t new, but there are some new ones showing up on the market for the Canon 7D, Canon 5D Mark II, and Canon 550D / T2i, and even newer Nikon DSLR’s also. The LCD in the battery grip provides settings for (Intervalomter) Time Lapse functions. It’s quite handy to […]






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Canon EF Lenses 101
June 9, 2010






If you’re just jumping into DSLR’s and have questions about Canon EF Lenses, head on over to some of their articles at: http://www.usa.canon.com/app/html/EFLenses101/index.html. There’s even information on Lens Care & Camera terminology which is required lingo if you want to schmooze at those DSLR meet-ups. Related Articles You May Like:Canon 50mm F/1.8 EF Lens $99 […]






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Canon instant Rebates
June 7, 2010






click image Just a reminder about those ‘Instant’ Canon rebates going on right now. One of the hottest lenses for first time DSLR users is the Canon 50mm. Instead of opting in for the $99.00 dollar version, I highly suggest you dive into the Canon 50mm F/1.4 that has a better build, better Aperture, and […]






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Nikon Coffee Mugs & Canon ‘2nd Gen’ 24-105mm
June 4, 2010






click image click image If you’ve read deeply into any of this blog, you’ll find i’m pretty biased with all Canon Camera stuff. Sue me if you’re disappointed, but as far as DSLR Video related stuff is going on, Nikon’s been pretty late in the game. Well here’s another late entry by Nikon (or by […]






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Canon Mug – Now It’s Complete
May 30, 2010






If you were lucky enough to grab one of these Canon L Lens Replica Coffe Mugs, then you would know how close the actual design is to the real thing. To finish my mug off aesthetically, I decided to order an aftermarket Canon 70-200 F/4  tripod ring from eBay. It fits perfectly, and adds that finished […]






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