How the R5 Lightens the load for Wildlife Trips (Africa)

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David M. Anglin
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Re: How the R5 Lightens the load for Wildlife Trips (Africa)

Franz Kerschbaum wrote:

... I have a similar situation with the change of lenses overthe years now getting older. My 300/2.8 and 500/4 also stay more at home with the two great RF telezooms zooms and the 1,4x extender.

I am a very healthy, still reasonably strong 68 but the bag gets heavier every year. I know a couple of top pros that would never have considered using anything other than big glass that are using the zooms more often as they age.

It sometimes just comes down to not wanting lug around a lot of gear and focus on enjoying the moment for me. That doesn't mean I don't want to capture good images.


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Canon EOS M6 II Canon Extender EF 1.4x III Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS II Canon EF-M 18-150mm F3.5-6.3 IS STM +5 more
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