Telephoto lens for use in Kenya

Started Apr 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
Paul B Jones
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500mm
In reply to mfouks, Apr 15, 2013

On my one safari (through Namibia and Botswana) I was often using a 500mm plus a 1.4 converter to secure the kind of bird images I wanted. Even on large mammals the straight 500 came in really handy. Not saying you need to lug anything that big around, but there will be occasions when you want real reach so having 400mms available would be good.

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