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Photography has been a quite serious hobby for me since about 1980 when I got my first Canon SLR.

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The pages under Hardware and Technical are essentially me trying to work out a hardware roadmap and understand the differences between digital and film SLRs and may be helpful to others.

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Recent New and Changed Articles 29-Aug-2014

Tamron 150-600 Lens Tests: Group Results 23-Aug-2014

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Lens Tests 23-Aug-2014

[Updated with the EF 180mm f3.5L Macro USM and Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC] Overview The motivation for these tests is mostly acceptance testing of new lenses with secondary objectives of pe ...

Long Lens Selection 17-Aug-2014

Independent Options The Sigma 300mm f2.8 EX APO HSM is a cheaper option fast long lens that has at least one positive review and has matched teleconverters available. Some say that Sigma lense ...

Recent New and Changed Photos 29-Aug-2014

Damselflies 28-Aug-2014

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Dragonflies 28-Aug-2014

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Flora 28-Aug-2014

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Chats and Thrushes 28-Aug-2014

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Finches 28-Aug-2014

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Pigeons and Doves 16-Aug-2014

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Larva Eggs Pupa Galls 12-Aug-2014

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Butterflies Moths 16-Aug-2014

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People 12-Aug-2014

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Warblers and Allies 12-Aug-2014

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Crows and Starlings 12-Aug-2014

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Sparrows 13-Aug-2014

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Tits and Allies 12-Aug-2014

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Sea and Shore Birds 13-Aug-2014

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Monkeys and Apes 02-Aug-2014

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Meerkat 02-Aug-2014

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Big Cats 02-Aug-2014

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Captive Animals 02-Aug-2014

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Birds 02-Aug-2014

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Pipits and Wagtails 02-Aug-2014

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