Super telephoto-lenses are synonymous with sports and wildlife photography, and for very good reason. When you can't be right there in the thick of the action, they allow you to get optically closer. But a super-telephoto lens is NOT the be all and end all, and are often misunderstood or not utilised to the best. Here are some of the misconceptions I have encountered around super-telephoto lenses.
It is tough deciding what to bring and what to leave on a shoot. this is how I do it!
How I hacked my tripod to make it better (for me).
Battery grips make your camera bigger and heavier, but they also always make their way into my kit. Want to know why I like them? Maybe you will too!
For wildlife photography, I have always used Aperture priority mode (Av) with Evaluated metering. But is there an alternative, better way?
Buying a camera and lens for wildlife photography can be extremely expensive. Here are my suggestions to fit your budget!
Images too noisy at high ISO? Not happy with the images you make at high ISO? Read this! Part One of my two part series on how to get better images at high ISO.