- Choosing your perfect beginner telephoto lens
There’s a lot to consider when choosing a new lens – It can be quite daunting especially if you are new to the photography scene evaluating between the many lenses to choose from. Here are some tips on picking your perfect beginner all-rounder lens.
E.g., 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
RF - Mount system
24-105mm - Focal length
f/4 - Aperture
IS - Stabilization
USM - Motor type
An all-rounder lens is your Swiss army knife of lenses, one tool does it all from wide-angle to telephoto. These are great value lenses commonly known as a 'travel lens’ for photographers who like to bring only one lens which can go wide to take photos of scenery or zoom if needed.
When travelling you want a lens that can capture amazing scenery on your travels, and portraits of your travelling party. This lens is a great option when you need an affordable, versatile, lightweight, and a compact solution!
Here are some beginner all-rounder lens suggestions for the different Canon systems:
Here are some videos to give you a bit of an insight for telephoto lenses
Canon Photographer Steve Huddy shares his 5 favourite locations to captures in Western Australia.
Originally from Hong Kong, Elaine Li is an experienced travel photographer and Instagram sensation based in sunny Sydney. She is immensely passionate about travel and exposing herself to new cultures around the world – always with her camera in hand. Here Elaine shares her favourite photography locations in Helsinki and Lapland. From snow-white fields to ethereal pine forests, Finland sure has a lot to offer.
Mike Langford, travel photographer, book producer, landscape photographer, educator and awards judge, shares his story.