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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Traveling



Satisfaction with the 500mm reflex lens increases as I explore its potential in different situations. This time I took a number of shots holding it by hand during an afternoon next to the Lisbon international airport main runway. It was quite a challenge because of the moving targets, the lens being a pain to focus, and the fact that the camera was being held by hand. But the results seem to tell the rest...















To finish this topic full circle, here is a bit of cruise ship spotting, from the comfort of my balcony. These photos and videos were taken with a tripod and the 2x teleconverter added, resulting in a focal length of 1000 mm:






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