How long does a lens have to be, to be an issue for a Tripod?

Started Mar 20, 2013 | Questions thread
newtoy
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Re: Which is better:
In reply to nkistrup, Mar 24, 2013

nkistrup wrote:

Lenses are too expensive to buy en mass. Plan is to pick one photographic area that I'm interested in & select 1 lens that will do well. That's why I'm reconsidering the 300mm prime lens.

300mm is too expensive and too limited as a one lens system.

You should also avoid changing lens in the open, especially where there are small flying insects. I learn this lesson once in a park, a small bug managed to get into my mirror camber while I change lens. It get crash between the mirror and the ground glass. It took me many hours of careful cleaning to get rid of all it remain!

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