Posted in Uncategorized, tagged 18-55mm, 55-250mm IS lens, Canon, Canon 550D, Canon Powershot, comparison, DSLR, equipment, Formula 1, Grand Prix, lens, photography, review, Shanghai, Shanghai F1 Circuit, test shot on April 13, 2011 |
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Three months ago I bought a Canon 550D with the 18-55mm kit lens, as you may have read about here, and haven’t regretted it since. However it wasn’t long before I wanted more. I wanted more options, more versatility and more zoom So the search for a second lens began. I’ll be the first to admit that I’m an amateur and newbie to photography, especially SLR photography but forums and reviews across the internet help out a lot these days and I embarked on an extensive research exercise. After months of looking at the options, reviews, test shots and user opinions I settled on this.
my new Canon EF-S 55-250mm f4-5.6 IS lens
I still don’t understand half of the technical jargon, so I’ll spare you those details, but here are the reasons I chose this as my next lens as well as some test shots to show you the difference it makes. (more…)
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Posted in Uncategorized, tagged age, blackboard, China, Chinese Whispers, classroom, equipment, ESL Games, ESL techniques, Primary School, student, students, teacher, TPR on January 17, 2011 |
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I realised that I haven’t spoken much about my new contract at Yinhe Experimental Primary School (I think I’m the experimental part). Well in brief I teach the lower grades 1 – 3 while Margaurita teaches the higher grades 4 – 6. The age of most of the kids in Grade 1 is 7, in Grade 2 they are 8 and in Grade 3, nine years old.
I can't hear you.... (yah right, 40+ kids are as noisy as hell)
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