Saturday, March 27, 2010
The cardinal above was taken from the back deck at the cabin. I just set up the camera and when a bird came to eat, I could just take the photo, without adjusting anything. If you have a remote shutter release, you can take your photos with even less movement than pressing the shutter. Most of these plug into your camera, but there are also wireless ones available.
Some people mistakenly think that a "zoom lens" is a long lens...but they can come in different lengths. It just means that the lens is capable of changing focal lengths. Lens that do not change are called "prime" lens and they will be a set number, like 50 mm.
Point and shoot cameras also have a built in zoom that will give you some range to get in closer. If you have video capabilities, you can zoom also, but I don't recommend a lot of zooming on video!
I need to measure my long lens and see if I will be able to fit it into my bag that I am taking into the Masters Tournament! It's coming up soon!
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