Images of Bryce Canyon National Park – Utah

The Southwestern United States has some magnificent scenery with many of its most spectacular locations protected as National Parks. Bryce Canyon National Park is one such treasure and should be on the ‘must see’ list of any photographer that loves dramatic landscapes. Continue reading Images of Bryce Canyon National Park – Utah

Hands-on Review of Tamron 150-600 VC f/5-6.3

For many people when the Tamron SP 150-600mm VC lens was announced it was considered a ‘game changer’. After all, in the fall of 2013 how many other zoom lenses were available on the market that gave a photographer 600mm reach on a full frame camera for less than $1,100 US? The answer was…none. Continue reading Hands-on Review of Tamron 150-600 VC f/5-6.3

Bird Images with Sigma 150-500 OS

After my review of the Tamron 150-600mm VC telephoto zoom lens appeared on the Photography Life web site, a number of readers had questions on how that lens compared to the long telephoto zooms from Sigma. As luck would have it, I was able to borrow a recently purchased Sigma 150-500mm OS from a friend and this article captures some initial thoughts about photographing birds, including those in flight, with this lens. Continue reading Bird Images with Sigma 150-500 OS

David – Nikon 1 CX 70-300 and Goliath – Tamron 150-600 Visit Bird Kingdom

After an early arrival of winter in Southern Ontario I thought I’d escape it for a few hours by taking David (my Nikon 1 V2 with CX 70-300mm VR) and Goliath (my D800 with Tamron 150-600mm VC) to Bird Kingdom in Niagara Falls, Canada. Continue reading David – Nikon 1 CX 70-300 and Goliath – Tamron 150-600 Visit Bird Kingdom