lens stress

posted on 9th of august, 2013

Am I the only photographer who suffers from lens stress/envy/anxiety? I'm slowly nearing the 100 photos landmark with dreamstime and up until recently have made do with one lens; the tamron 17 -50 f2.8 (non IS) which has served me very well.

I have always known I would need to get some kind of telephoto as a logical next step and finally I went for a canon EF 70 - 300 a couple of months ago. It has taken me several years of indecision and procrastination to take this step, mainly because I couldn't decide between telephoto or some kind of superzoom and couldn't face making the wrong choice.

Here are a few shots taken on some recent travels with my new telephoto.

I got on really well with it and it...

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Posted by Dmccale on August 16, 2013
I have 5 lenses all 2.8 or under,no prime yet.wish list is Canon EF 24-70mm F/2.8 L USM Lens or
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Autofocus Lens
I have a Canon 60D Still saving,Good luck and great port
Posted by Egomezta on August 15, 2013
Shoot with what ever you have, and what I do is that with the earnings buy more equipment.
Posted by Unteroffizier on August 10, 2013
I was thinking some f4 or f2.8 constant aperture fast lens would be better for a telephoto. Else will be accessories like monopod to stabilize your cam and lens assembly. Keep shooting. The less you think about hardware, the more you will concentrate on getting the shots you want and going out there to shoot.

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