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Thursday
Apr122012

Fionnphort Panorama

Fionnphort, Isle of Mull, Scotland

A couple of years ago I stayed on Iona for a couple of nights to get out early looking for Corncrake. I didn't get any luck with the Corncrakes (heard loads, saw a few deep in the iris beds) but had fun with the scenary. The above is a panorama is looking at Fionnphort at 05:55 on 25 May 2010 (click to view larger).

For the technical minded, it is created from 16 frames with my Canon 1D mkIIN, 500mm and 1.4x, resulting in a 143 megapixel image (30,770 x 4,640 pixels) or a 3.0 x 0.5 meter print!

You can see some of the detail by navigating around the Zoomify version of the image below (requires Flash).

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Tuesday
Apr032012

Camera gear for sale

I am selling some of my camera gear to make room for new purchases. Full details and photos can be found from on the links below.

Canon EF 400mm f5.6L USM - SOLD

Canon EF 20mm f2.8 USM - SOLD

Canon EOS 20D -SOLD

Please share this with your Canon loving friends!

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Tuesday
Apr032012

SOLD: Canon EF 20mm f2.8 USM

Canon EF 20mm f2.8 USM - SOLD

Excellent condition, all glass is clean and free from damage. The lens body is also unmarked.

Purchased new in 2006, not used much since 2008 when I replaced it with a 17-40mm. Currently sells at £400 new, so this is an excellent price for an immaculate lens.

The sale includes: Original box, lens, caps.

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Tuesday
Apr032012

SOLD: Canon 400mm f5.6L USM

Canon 400mm f5.6L USM - SOLD

Excellent condition, all glass is clean and free from damage. The body is almost completely unmarked - there is a light scratch on the tripod collar and the foot is lightly scuffed from attachment to triopds.

The lens was purchased new in 2005 from Park Cameras and has a date code of UT (2005).

The sale includes: Original box, lens, caps, case (unused) and Lenscoat hoodie (neoprene lens cap that slips over the lens hood). I will also include a home made neoprene cover - not as nice as a lenscoat but cost me nothing.

 

Canon EF 400mm f5.6L USM

Canon EF 400mm f5.6L USM
Canon EF 400mm f5.6L USMCanon EF 400mm f5.6L USM
Canon EF 400mm f5.6L USM

Tuesday
Apr032012

For Sale: Canon EOS 20D

Canon EOS 20D - SOLD

This camera body is in excellent condition, fully functional, free from major scuffs or blemishes and has less than 17,000 shutter actuations.

It was bought new in September 2005, became my second body in early 2006 and has been relegated to a camera bag since September 2008.

The sale includes: Original box, Camera, cap, charger, manual, 1 Canon battery, 1 non-branded battery. It does not include the USB lead.