Canon Trick: Teleconverter

As mentioned in the previous blog post, certain Canon lenses do not autofocus with the 1.4x teleconverter on crop sensor cameras. There is a simple trick to get around this issue however. Just simply tape over the three closest pins to the left of the red lens mount dot. The Canon 400mm f5.6 lens essentially …

Huntington Beach Kites

Photo: Kiteboarding Kites, Huntington Beach, California It’s hard to believe that a few days ago it was overcast and 60-something degrees. Today it is around 100 degrees. I would imagine that Huntington Beach doesn’t look this way either today. I don’t do much high-key photography but it looked interesting on my computer in this case. …

Huntington Beach Kiteboarding

Picture of Kiteboarder Flying Over Waves, Huntington State Beach, California There weren’t that many people at the beach because it was cold. The cool part though was there were quite a few kiteboarders out there riding the waves. I had never seen this sport before so I wasn’t sure how to anticipate the moves. I …

Surf City USA: Not Sponsored by Canon

Yesterday I went to Huntington Beach to see the Red Bull Illume Image Quest Action Photography Exhibit that is located next the Pier. I went to the Bolsa Chica Wetlands Reserve first because with gas prices the way they are nowadays I don’t have the resources to waste by waiting to shoot one location only …