Safari query (inexperienced photographer and SLR owner)

Started Jan 11, 2013 | Questions thread
HAbba Contributing Member • Posts: 528
Re: Safari query (inexperienced photographer and SLR owner)

Thanks for the kind comments.

You are right for small creatures and birds (or large at a distance) reach is everything. So yes 400mm is the minimum and even that comes out short and you start drooling for a 500 or 600mm.

For me the 70-300 is a good compromise to use both for Safari and also at home in the UK (family, kids etc).


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Canon EOS 50D Canon EOS 550D Sony Alpha 7 II Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II +2 more
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