12MP APS-C (450D) vs. 21MP FF (5D mkII) for macro photography

August 15th, 2012

A comparison between the 12MP 450D camera with an APS-C sized sensor, and the 21MP Canon 5D mkII with a full frame sized sensor when used for macro photography. Does the full frame 21MP sensor actually capture any more detail? [...]

Notes on the Canon 5D MkII, with Nikon G to EOS adapter and Tokina 10-17mm fisheye

May 3rd, 2012

Some more nuances of the Canon 5D Mark II DSLR I have found out about after using it a bit more, along with my experience of using a Nikon G to Canon EF mount adapter and the Tokina 10-17mm fisheye in Nikon mount on the camera. [...]

Canon 5D MkII First Impressions

April 14th, 2012

Lots of photos from my first afternoon using a Canon 5D Mk II camera, with the Canon 100mm/2.8 Macro and Miranda 24mm/2.8 MC Macro lenses. How the handling and operation compares to the Nikon D200 and Canon 450D I am used to using, and a brief note on what I think of the image quality. [...]