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Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM

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Review Date: Feb 21, 2011 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 9 

 
Pros: value, speed, size, sharp
Cons:
no hood

I like this lens a lot. For the money it is very sharp compact and it has fast AF.
I use it on my 5D mark II mainly for portraits and it has great bokeh.


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Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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Review Date: Aug 23, 2009 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Great ISO, IQ, large LCD, HD Movies, Full frame, 21 MP
Cons:
None

Before buying 5D mark II I was using Rebel XT. Boy what an improvement:)
I'm shooting mainly for microstock and the IQ is great comparing it to my previous camera. I like the 21 MP file also because you can crop it a lot and still have decent size photo. The quality of the high iso photos is incredible. I can shoot at 1200 and still my photo gets accepted.

Overall I'm very impressed with this camera. Like the others said the battery grip is insanely expensive but I got around it by purchasing third party grip which is three times cheaper and works great.

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Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

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Review Date: Jul 21, 2008 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: great price, sharp, colors, IQ,
Cons:
none

Great lens for the price. It's lightweight and it takes very detailed images with great DOF. Finally I can take images with great details of insects and flowers.

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Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM

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Review Date: Jan 17, 2008 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: great construction, fast, sharp,
Cons:
none

I purchased this lens to replace my Tamron 24-135 mm. Wow what a difference. It's very fast and sharp and the pictures are incredible. Build like a tank.

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Canon EOS 40D

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Review Date: Sep 12, 2007 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Live view, Big LCD, Improved Auto focus, fast, self cleaning.
Cons:
Hard to read from screen when is bright.

I just upgraded from EOS Rebel xt and I can say it's great improvement. I love the dust cleaning system and I can say this camera is FAST. I love this camera it's fast large display life view and the picture quality is awesome.



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Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

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Review Date: May 31, 2007 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Great sharpness, color and bokeh. Great built quality. Fast focus.
Cons:
Price and 82mm filter

This is my first high quality lens that I own and the photos I get with this lens are great. It is fast and the photos are sharp. I just don't like the filter size, everything else is great.



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Canon Speedlite 580EX II

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Review Date: May 29, 2007 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Great quality, fast recycle time, long battery life.
Cons:
Price

I decided to upgrade from 420EX and what a great decision. The exposure is great the recycle time is fast. I took around 500 photos and the batteries were still full. The metering system is great and I love that is weather sealed. Great product