Archive for November 2009

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

I’ve had the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM for years, it is one of the sharpest lenses out there, and it shoots 1:1 macro. I shoot commercial product photography professionally, so the 100/2.8 macro was the lens with which I made probably more than 80% of my income from photography. I however only used [...]

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

85/1.2L II vs 24-70/2.8L The top reasons I chose Canon was because of insane L primes, out of all the lenses out there, the one I’d always wanted was the 85L, as it is arguably the best lens for portraits. The price of this lens has gone up over the years, especially after Canon introduced [...]

Panasonic LX3: also returned

I returned the Canon G11 and got the Panasonic LX3. Quick thoughts on the LX3: very small for a highend P&S AF, shutter, and operation lags were better, but still not as quick as my Fuji f50fd as expected, the lens on the LX3 was even better than that of the G11, and it’s also [...]