Save trees and money for Earth Day! Get up to 60% off memberships for a limited time Upgrade now
Kurt Miller

Kurt Miller

4924

Affection

Views
Likes
Comments
178K
11K
706
Summary Disney fan, urbex fan, I love gear more than I should Blog My blog, Kurt Miller Photography. Yes, I know that's the most original name that you've ever heard. Current Camera: Canon 5D Mark II (purchased 12/2011) - I bought this because there was a fantastic deal going on at B&H with rebates and other kinds of goodies. While my 7D had a better focusing system and better ergonomics, this thing is a complete beast when it comes to image quality and low light performance. I'm very happy with it. I had to do a ton of horse-trading of my old lenses that don't work on full frame, but soon I'll have a full compliment of lenses again. Bag * Lowepro Fastpack 250 Lighting * Canon SPEEDLITE 430EX II * Yongnuo flash trigger (thing is AWESOME for $40!) * Umbrella and stand Lenses: * Sigma 12-24 ultra wideangle - Love ultrawides. * Sigma 15mm fish - Decent fish, very nice and light with sharp IQ. * Canon 24-70 f/2.8 - The perfect compliment to the 5D Mark II, the ultimate walkaround lens. * Sigma 50mm f/1.4 - The 1.4 makes a huge difference. If you want creamy bokeh and shallow DOF shots, this is the one to get. * Canon 70-200 f/4 IS - My telephoto, some of my sharpest and best looking shots come from this guy. A bit tricky to use with an APS-C sensor because of it's long 'zoom', this goes very well with the 24-70. Former Cameras * Canon Rebel XS - A wonderful starter camera, it did everything I needed to get going. My only big issue - the viewfinder was less-than beautiful and the memory writing was slow - 3 shot handhelds were very difficult. * Canon 7D - A great step up from the Rebel XS, it fixed my two concerns about the Rebel XS and the AF system was much much improved. Former Lenses: * Rokinon 8mm fisheye (great APS-C fish for the price, I've taken a lot of shots with this and while it's manual focus, manual aperture, it works really well and seems to put out good image quality and is REALLY wide). * Sigma 8-16 (love this lens, the ultrawide opens up new compositions that are really interesting) * Canon 17-40 f/4 Wide (I was frustrated I couldn't get shallow depth out of it, and the 17-55 is a better walkaround lens. Sigh...) * Tamron 17-50 f/2.8 Wide (sold for the 17-40. This is a great option for those on a budget and it has a very fast aperture of f/2.8 for a wide angle) * Canon 17-55 f/2.8 EFS w/IS - The best wide angle lens for an APS-C sensor camera, probably was my most-used lens during that time. * Tokina 35mm f/2.8 macro lens - A decent walkaround lens due to the very natural 35mm focal length on an APS-C sensor (7D), it takes sharp pictures as well. * Canon 50mm f/1.8 II Prime (aka nifty fifty). Obviously a great lens for the price, but I replaced it with the 1.4 Sigma. * Tokina 16-28 f/2.8 UWA - Returned to B&H as it had rainbow haloing issues around lights in dim lighting conditions. * Canon 60mm f/2.8 macro - It was good and sharp, but not really useful. I think you may want to go to the Canon 100mm for macro (but much more expensive!). * Canon 85mm f/1.8 Prime - Rarely used, since I have my 70-200. Flawless, though, really good long portrait lens.
  • Canon 5D Mark III
  • Canon 70-200 f/2.8 II
  • Canon 24-70 f/2.8
  • Canon 85 f/1.2
  • Sigma 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye
  • Canon 17-40 f/4
Georg Haaser
Photos 1065
Likes 375288
Comments 22531
Fabio Galvez
Photos 110
Likes 19673
Comments 1565
Frame Lines
Photos 12
Likes 12560
Comments 1562
Björn Jönsson
Photos 75
Likes 108664
Comments 24518
Rajiur Rahman
Photos 45
Likes 2888
Comments 160
Suraj Shrestha
Photos 4
Likes 3
Comments 0
Por Pathompat
Photos 102
Likes 65766
Comments 4200
DamPhotography
Photos 128
Likes 54454
Comments 3270
Kevin Walsh
Photos 41
Likes 225
Comments 131