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I, In My Natural Element ….

by Anura Guruge


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This was at ‘The Flume‘, New Hampshire, on Monday, May 27, 2019. Yes, I am most often seen with a camera in front of my face. In this case, my 1-month old Canon EOS RP with the 24-105mm zoom lens.


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‘Control Ring’ On Canon RF Lenses Makes The ‘Canon EOS RP’ Into A Nifty 3-Wheel Camera.

by Anura Guruge


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Yes, I had plans for that Control Ring well ahead of purchasing my Canon EOS RP 3 weeks ago.

I like as many control wheels as I can on a camera — which is why, for about 6-months, I was totally convinced that the Fuji X-T2 was going to be my dream camera. Now, with this control ring on the lens (or on the lens adapter) I do have a 3-wheel camera.

As I show in the top diagram I assigned ISO control to that ring. Exposure compensation (EV), automatically, is on the rear wheel and since I shoot in ‘Aperture Priority’ mode most of the time, aperture setting is on the front wheel. Works great for I — though I am still getting used to finding the right — of the three rings — on my 24-105mm lens.

But, this is definitely worth keeping in mind. Really makes the Canon EOS RP a joy to use.


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B&H Photo Offering Some Steep Discounts For May ‘National Photo Month’.

by Anura Guruge


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Yes, the discounts, as has to be the case, is BEST on the more expensive cameras.

I, of course, checked the discount price on the Canon EOS RP kit with the 24-105mm lens. I, with my bundle, still did OK. SMILE. So, no sour-grapes here.

But, check it out. You might find a bargain that calls out to you.


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‘Canon EOS RP’ Kit/Bundle I Got From ‘Cardinal Camera’ Via Amazon.

by Anura Guruge


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I agnozied about getting a bundle.

In the end I got it ONLY because it was from Cardinal Camera and I have bought cameras and bundles, with success, from them in the past.

All I wanted was the: camera, 24-105mm f/4 L ISM USM lens, the grip and the adapter. The bundle was STILL CHEAPER than these 4 items together and this was the ONLY WAY I could get all 4 as a kit/bundle.

The rest was FLUFF. I relented and kept the 128GB SD card. It is a Class I. I shoot Class 3.

I haven’t tried the flash or the spare battery. It charged, but I haven’t put it in the camera.

I gave most it to the 18-year old daughter who has my old Canon T3i.

I am fussy about what I use with my camera.


The 4 items I needed. The rest was FREE and fluff.


The whole bundle. Impressive.


The Canon EOS RP body.


With the grip attached.

Comes with NO instructions. The original door has to be removed. I had to work it out. You can see it in front.

The grip definitely helps. Too small without it. Should be STANDARD.


The MOST important bits. My wrist straps. I do NOT use a neck strap. Getting these on was the hardest part.


With the ‘Expert Shield’ screen protector. Worked like a CHARM the second time around. No wonder they send you TWO.


With the Canon RF 24 – 105mm f/4 L IS USM lens attached.


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Very 1st Picture With My ‘Canon EOS RP’.

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It arrived today, via UPS, around 2:30pm. It took me awhile to sort everything out.

This was the very 1st picture. Actually, to be brutally honest, it was #2. The camera accidently took a picture of the floor while I was adjusting the diopter! I deleted that.

So, far, so good. I took 40-pictures in my very first batch. I will post 7 others shortly.

So, now I am back to Canon.

Oh, this was with the Canon RF 24 – 105mm f/4 L IS USM lens. That is the ONLY lens I have so far.


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I Ordered A ‘Canon EOS RP’ Camera With The RF 24-105 F/4 L IS USM Lens From Amazon/Cardinal Camera.

by Anura Guruge


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So, I finally did it! I ordered a Canon EOS RP full-frame, mirrorless camera to replace the Sony a7 II (which was also full-frame and mirrorless) that I sold, on eBay, a few weeks ago.

After much soul-searching I had decided that the Canon EOS RP, despite not having In-Body Image Stabilization (IBIS), is the best camera for I since all the lenses I plan to get have built in Image Stabilization (IS). I like the lenses that Canon has or plan to have over those available by Nikon for the Z6.

Right now I only ordered the RF (i.e., mirrorless mount) 24-105m f/4 L IS USM lens. People rave about it and it fits into my preference for zooms.

I ordered it, as a bundle, from Amazon — the bundle supplied by ‘Cardinal Camera‘. I have bought cameras and lenses from Cardinal in the past with good luck. So, I am keeping my fingers crossed.

I hadn’t actually planned to order today. I was going to wait until mid-week. Then I saw that it wasn’t 2-Day Prime. So, to be on the safe side I pulled the trigger.

The bundle comes with the EOS RP grip and the ‘EF-EOS R’ mount adapter. So, that is quite the deal. Good price.

I am NOT going to get many lenses this time around. At most 4, most likely 3. The next is going to be the affordable and highly-rated RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS.

Note both lenses have ‘IS’. This was the only reason I was able to justify getting the Canon EOS RP.


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