Understanding super telephoto


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Understanding super telephoto

When most people think of a telephoto lens, they think of one that magnifies. And while it's true that a telephoto lens does let you enlarge things that are far away, you can also think of a telephoto lens as one that has a narrow field of view. In fact, if a lens has a field of view that's narrower than a normal lens, that is narrower that what you can see with your eye, then we think of that lens as a telephoto. A little bit of telephoto isn't that noticeable. For example, there is a difference between a 50-mm lens and an 80-mm lens, but you wouldn't necessarily look at the 80-mm image and immediately think, "Oh, that's a telephoto image." So we tend to think of telephoto as lenses that present a very telescopic magnified view, and you probably already have some telephoto power in your camera's kit zoom lens.

Typical telephoto lenses range between 50 and 200 mm. Once you go passed 200 mm, you're entering the range of the super telephoto, which I'm going ...

Understanding super telephoto
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Understanding super telephoto 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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