I use that combination often to good measure. Just be careful, as the
range can easily chew up those batteries pretty quickly. I use a Quantum 1
for most of that shooting to deal with that.
For my daughters' plays, I don't use flash though, just the 50-200 on a
monopod with a preferred seat. Check out this gallery for some shots of my
kids' play last year...all with the 50-200, usually at 200mm.
FYI, it was almost all shot in Manual mode, hand-adjusted as the actors
moved or the light changed. I found that method far superior to spot
metering, etc. Given that the lighting stayed pretty constant, it was a
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ali" <oly-zooko@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2006 10:28 PM
Subject: [OM] Using Fl-50 w/ ZD 50 - 200mm lens
> I am going to borrow a friend's FL-50 and want to take pix at an upcoming
> to find out the Fl-50 w/ ZD 50 - 200 is a good combination?!? I thought I
might like the
> increased zoooom while taking pix of kids during their little plays. I
also have the 14 - 55 to
> fall back on if not.
> - Ali
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