The best lenses for sports photography (and ideal focal lengths to use)

    | Photography Tips | 23/07/2012 11:38am

    Best Sports Photography Lenses


    Best Sports Photography Lenss: Mid-range zoom


    2. Mid-range zoom
    If you’re photographing performers on stage, or sports where you’re fairly close to the sidelines, such as rugby, BMX bikes or even marathon runners on the street, you’ll find a mid-range zoom lens will get you close enough to at least some of the action – while being able to get some of the surroundings in shot to add context.

    Mid-range zoom lenses lenses give you more choice of focal lengths without the need for changing lenses, or buying new ones. Consider fast mid-range zooms like Canon’s EF 24-70mm f/2.8L, Nikon’s AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED 
or Sigma’s 24-70mm f/2.8. A typical 18-55mm kit lens will be just fine, too.

    PAGE 1: Wide-angle zooms
    PAGE 2: Mid-range zooms
    PAGE 3: Telephoto zooms
    PAGE 4: Best focal lengths for sports photography
    PAGE 5: The two most common questions about sports photography lenses


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    Posted on Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 11:38 am under Photography Tips.

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