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  1. mr_birdman

    Review by 'mr_birdman' on item 'Eos 1D MkIII'

    I've just bought a pristine, though used, 1D3 about two weeks ago, which replaces my 1D2n that I used for over a year prior. What can I say? WOW! The body feels like a 1D and for those of you that never held one and are really into your bird photography, ONLY hold one if you can afford it...
  2. mr_birdman

    Review by 'mr_birdman' on item 'EF 300/4 IS'

    This was my first ever L lens, bought at the end of 2006 with the matching Canon EF MkII 1.4x and 2x converters. I have used this pretty exclusively until acquiring the 500/4L IS USM in June 2011. The 300/4L IS USM lens is razor sharp, the IS is a God-send in low light when handholding and the...
  3. mr_birdman

    Review by 'mr_birdman' on item 'EF 400mm f5.6 L USM'

    I've been using one of these on and off for almost two years. Though I usually have my 500/4L IS (version I) with me as that is THE best all around lens IMHO. The 400/5.6L USM is very light and the AF is lightning fast in good light. Easy to handhold all day if one has to, the only drawback...
  4. mr_birdman

    Review by 'mr_birdman' on item 'EF 500mm f4 IS L USM'

    This is simply the BEST all around wildlife photography lens, as it opens up new opportunities for all kinds of wildlife photography. Period. Not just birds, but for most mammals as well. It is still excellent for smaller birds if you can get close enough and are not afraid of using a 2x...