Eduardo del Solar Nature Photography

Back in the mid 70’s my father in law, an avid photo hobbyist, handed me a couple of cameras, a beat-up Hasselblad, a 2¼ format camera, with two interchangeable lenses and a Voigtlander Vitessa, a superb 35mm rangefinder camera.  Thus started my intoxication with photography.  I also received all the paraphernalia needed to set a photographic darkroom.  This included an enlarger, tanks, reels and trays to develop 2¼ and 35mm prints.  I then set myself to master the so-called Zone System, a strategy developed by Ansel Adams to obtain a perfect print you had in mind through the use of light, exposure, chemicals and a wide assortment of papers. The digital darkroom for me is an continuation of the same strategies to deal with these issues with the advantage of not having the smells of chemicals in a closed and dark environment.

Eventually I moved to a 35mm Nikon FM SLR systems in the 80’s, a sweet all manual body. Eventually I added an FE body, a semi automatic camera as a backup. A 35-105mm Nikor zoom lens plus a wide and a telephoto lens completed my SLR system.  Marriage, a daughter and a set of twins took me away from chemical life in the dark.  The advent of affordable DSLRs/mirrorless and the ease of the digital darkroom vis-à-vis the chemical darkroom has reawakened my interest in photography.

On May 2021, I decided to finally sell my Canon DSLRs and stay only with mirrorless camera, a move I started three years ago with Sony, a main innovator in mirrorless sensors. Presently I am using a Canon R7 for bird photography and non-propietary manual and auto Sony and RF mount lenses for landscape and close ups. Since the advent of mirrorless I am using Sony E-Mount equipment with a full frame A7RIV and a Canon APS-C R7 cameras.

Canon/Sony Lenses


  • Canon RF 16mm 2.8
  • Canon RF 50mm 1.8
  • 7artisans RF 35mm f/1.4
  • 7artisans RF 50mm f/0.95 Lens
  • TTArtisan 11mm ED f2.8 Fisheye E Mount
  • TTArtisan 50mm f/1.2 E Mount
  • Sigma 56mm 1.4 E Mount
  • Samyang 8mm 2.8 FE Fisheye E Mount
  • Samyang 35mm 1.8 FE E Mount
  • Tamron 24 mm 2.8 E Mount
  • Tamron17-28 f 2.8 Di III RDX E Mount
  • Tamron 28-200 f/2.8-5.6 Di III RDX E Mount

Macro Lenses

  • TTArtisan RF 40mm f/2.8 Macro
  • Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro
  • Meike MK-RF-AF1 13/18mm close up tubes
  • Meike MK-S-AF3A 10/16mm close up tubes

Telephoto Lenses

  • Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1 L IS 
  • Canon EF 600mm II IS F4
  • Sony FE 200-600 f/5.6 G OSS
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