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Gear of the Year: Richard’s choice – Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM

Gear of the Year: Richard's choice - Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM

Dan Bracaglia I wouldn’t usually consider myself a fan of long lenses, perhaps as the result of my early digital experiences coming on disappointing superzooms. Once I’d got over the novelty of being able to take pictures of something a long way away, I usually found I could take a better photo by simply getting closer. I’ve used long telephotos for sports shooting, of course, but in recent years my lenses of choice have been 35 and 85mm equivalents. The Canon 800mm F11 seemed too interesting to not try, though. And that meant adapting my photography to suit the equipment. This may sound back-to-front: I spend much of my working life looking for cameras that require the least adaptation on the part of the photographer, the ones that just work . But, restricting yourself to single focal lengths or shooting a mono-only camera can help provide inspiration, so you […]

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