Lives in United States San Diego, CA, United States
Works as a Retired
Joined on Apr 29, 2012
About me:

In addition to enjoying time with my family, my hobbies are photography, playing "puro" flamenco guitar and golf.

NikonHaoleboy's current gear

Canon EOS 6D
Canon EOS Rebel SL1 (EOS 100D)
Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Inexpensive, very good intro into Canon FF.
I bought the SL1 mainly to use as a teleconverter, I've found it to be a fairly good camera on its own.
There is nothing better overall than the 100-400 L II and very few that are its equal.
Canon EF 24-70mm F2.8L II USM
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM
Canon EF 70-200mm F2.8L IS II USM
The 24-70, 2.8 L II set the standard for wide to short telephoto AF lenses and is still highly respected.
This little lens punches well above its weight class.
At some apertures and focal lengths the 70-200, 2.8 L II rivals the IQ of excellent primes.
Canon EF 85mm F1.4L IS USM
An excellent lens with pro build and performance.
Other gear:
  • 50mm, 1.4, Olympus G. Zuiko Auto S

NikonHaoleboy's previous gear

Nikon D700
Canon EF 85mm F1.2L II USM
Canon EF 135mm F2L USM
I some times wish I still had this excellent camera.
Great look to images, superb build, but I'm not a fan of focus-by-wire.
The 135L is a wonderful lens and deserves all the praise it receives, it was slightly painful for me to sell mine.
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
Canon EF 17-40mm f/4.0L USM
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
An oldie but a goody.
Versatile lens with good overall IQ.
No need to apologize for build or IQ. Excellent, versatile lens.
Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm F2.8G ED
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-70mm f/2.8 ED-IF
Impressive IQ, one of the best lenses of its type.
Upper level lens in its time.
Superior build quality, excellent overall IQ, a pro level lens in every way.
Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D
Carl Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 2/100
Some people found it lacking, I did not.
Other gear:
  • Nikon 105mm f2.8D Micro-Nikkor Excellent multi-purpose lens with build and IQ rivaling more expensive, big name alternatives.