The Blog

Here at Steelfeather we create videos & photos

Whether it’s your personal project like a celebration or event, or a corporate training video, Steelfeather is there for you when you need a high quality video or photograph. In our opinion, there’s no better way to describe something than a picture or a video. Below you’ll find the blog. The blog is where we talk about new gear, news and new projects we’ve worked on and completed.

Nov142013

Canon EF 35-135mm f/4-5.6

eBay In my recent searches on eBay to find a fine Canon lens I came across this rare short-telephoto zoom first produced in 1990 and later extinct in 1997. When it was originally introduced it was worth $500 USD. The lens features a rear focus ring and an ultrasonic motor. The barrel is made of steel so it’s very heavy, weighing in at about 2 lbs. It was replaced by the 18-135 with an image stabilizer last in 1997.  While I don’t mind the lack of a wide focal length like18 or 20mm, some may be more conscious in seeking a wider angle by getting the 18-135. Pros & Cons Honestly this lens is amazing, [...]
Read more
Jan302013

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Amazing Portraits for Under $150! This lens kicks ass. Simply put, this is the second choice for every new photographer that buys a DSLR. You’ll find that all major camera brands will also have an affordable 50mm prime lens (fixed focal lens, doesn’t zoom, just focuses) available to buy for under $150. Before I got into what I like and don’t like about the lens, have a look at some of the imagery I’ve been able to capture thus far. Photo Credit: Maria David Pros & Cons Pro’s Amazing price! Awesome depth of field control Great Focus in low light situations Con’s Loud motor Plastic body Specifications [...]
Read more
Dec102012

Canon EOS 1100D / T3

Last weekend I purchased a Canon EOS 1100D, also known and the Rebel T3. From what I got right out of the box I was able to take some stunning imagery. Have a look below for the results and read on for my small review of this awesome piece of equipment. Overview I’ve used a few DSLR’s by Canon and I can safely say this is a great entry level camera. The images it’s allowed me to take in certain environments have been phenomenal. Although the camera has a few draw backs, it’s safe to say that this would be a solid buy for anyone looking to get into digital photography. With the right accessories and [...]
Read more
Mar202012

Fotolia & Red Models Canada

Matt Archibald News No comments
We’re proud to announce Fotolia as the newest affiliate to our side project Red Models Canada. Fotolia is a microstock photography agency that is based in New York, New York. It was started by Oleg Tscheltzoff, Patrick Chassany, Thibaud Elziere in November 2005. Fotolia has offices in Seattle, Washington and Paris, France. Big thanks to Matt Dujay for connecting and we’re glad to be working with Fotolia.
Read more
Jan52012

Photography Cheat Sheet

Found this cool “Photography Cheat Sheet” in my recent searches through the Internet, thought you might find it handy as well! It’s actually available from Zazzle in poster format as well, check it out here: Zazzle
Read more