Lives in United States Washington, United States
Works as a Engineer
Joined on Dec 7, 2011
About me:

Canon T3i (600D): Dec. 2011 - Jan. 2016
Canon 7D Mk II: Jan. 2016 - present

Hoogineer's current gear

Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM
$1049 after MIR with printer (Jan. 2016). Probably could have made do with 70D, but whatever!
Acquired second-hand for $220 (Jan. 2016).
Acquired refurb for $100 (Jan. 2016).
Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM
$349 (12/2012) -- has replaced the 18-55mm kit completely for indoor shooting
Other gear:
  • B+W 67mm UV Haze MRC 010M Filter
  • Tiffen 58MM Circular Polarizer Glass Filter

Hoogineer's wish list

Sorted by most recently added.

Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C
Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Art
Canon EF-S 10-18mm F4.5–5.6 IS STM
Added Jan 17, 2016
Cheaper alternative to the Canon 100-400 II.
Added Jan 6, 2016
Added Jan 6, 2016
For landscapes.
Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
Added Jan 6, 2016
Replace the 55-250mm for birding
Added May 31, 2013
Would love an excellent walk-around for crop. Since I have 30mm f/1.4, don't think I need the f/2.8 offered by 17-55mm.
Added May 21, 2013
Replace the 55-250mm for birding

Hoogineer's previous gear

Konica Minolta DiMAGE G600
Canon EOS 600D (EOS Rebel T3i / EOS Kiss X5)
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
~$600 new (12/2011) Retired Jan. 2016
Stopped using it after buying Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC HSM. Only useful at 18mm for near-wide-angle.
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II
$149 new (Aug. 2012). Retired Jan. 2016.