UK Motorsport Lens Advice

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evetsf Senior Member • Posts: 1,554
Re: UK Motorsport Lens Advice

Which lenses to take will depend on how close to the track you can get.

I've been fortunate to obtain trackside access for events held at my nearest track - Pacific Raceways in Kent, Washington, USA. Basically I'm out at the corner workers' stations, which can be quite close indeed.

For that environment, the PL50-200 is quite close to an ideal lens. If anything there may be occasions when I'd like it to be a bit shorter on the wide end, but I can usually find a place or angle where 50mm will do the job.

However, if I were limited to the spectator areas at the track, I want something longer, as I would be farther away. Adding the 1.4x or 2.0x teleconverters to the 50-200 would be the way I'd go, since I have neither the 100-300 nor the 100-400.

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