I was yelled at for not using "L" glass.

Started Apr 16, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Scott Larson Veteran Member • Posts: 5,660
Re: I was yelled at for not using "L" glass.

MAC wrote:

I was thinking basketball on the baseline. I guess volleyball might be better with a prime

It's kind of the opposite. With volleyball, good photos can happen over a wide area. With basketball, most good photos happen around the basket so the zoom is less useful. The 85mm works great at the baseline.

The biggest problem with a zoom in volleyball is you'll need lots of light to freeze a volleyball with an f2.8 lens. The 135mm was almost able to do that wide open.

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