Learn How to Shoot With a Telephoto Lens on Your Camera


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Shooting telephoto

When you shoot telephoto, whether you're shooting sports or shooting nature or just spying on your neighbors, you're capturing a very narrow crop of the world. One of the tricky things about shooting extreme telephoto is that when you take that very narrow crop of the world, it's very easy to see when that crop is moving around. That can make it very difficult to frame. It's hard to really get zeroed in on the bit that you want. Well, what's more, as you learned in the Foundations of Photography Exposure course, it can require a much shorter shutter speed when you're shooting at extreme telephoto. As you'll recall, the handheld shutter speed rule says that your shutter speed when shooting handheld should never drop below 1 over your focal length. So I have here a 70-200 millimeter zoom lens and right now I'm putting it on a focal length of 100. According to the handheld shutter speed rule that means my shutter speed should not go below 1/100...

Shooting telephoto
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Shooting telephoto provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Lenses

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