For Scott Kelby’s Fifth Annual Photowalk, I signed up for a walk in Royal Oak. October 13th happened to also be World Zombie Day (second Saturday of October every year) and the Zombie Walk Detroit group was collecting donations for Gleaners Food Bank. The weather was quite iffy that morning, and there was even concern about having to move the Zombie walk to the next day, but luckily the rain held off just long enough. There was a decent turnout despite the overcast day – with over 300 Zombies shuffling down the streets.
I recently had the pleasure of renting the Canon 70-200 2.8 L IS MK II from BorrowLenses.com. Like all their rentals – they try to provide everything that would have come with the item had you bought it. In this case that means a lens case, hood, front and rear caps, tripod mount ring, and they also throw on a UV filter for those that prefer them. The very first thing you notice upon taking the lens out is the weight – a hefty 3+ pounds! My current heaviest lens is at a paltry 1+ pounds, so it was quite a dramatic difference for me. This was especially notable as…