Shooting distant subjects


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Shooting distant subjects

Behind me is a small herd of buffalo, majestic animals. It's really impressive to stand out here in the presence of this thundering herd and just imagine what it was once like out on the Great Plains. All right, let's talk about this lens. This thing is enormous, this is the Sigma 800-mm Canon Mount lens, and it's ideal for a situation like this where I've got a distant subject, and I'm wanting to get in close. This is a case where I cannot get in close because there's a fence in the way, and I don't really feel like trotting up to a herd of buffalo anyway.

And very often, of course, that's how it is with nature shooting, sports shooting and any other subject where you can't actually get access to the thing you want to shoot. Now, you may think, wow, then I guess telephoto shooting isn't for me because there's no way I'm going to carry something like this around. And you're right to think that way. This lens is enormous. It's very unwieldy, it...

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

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