Re: [OM] Telephoto reach, was Re: Back in the Fold

Subject: Re: [OM] Telephoto reach, was Re: Back in the Fold
From: Chris Barker <ftog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 11:34:41 +0100
Thanks, Moose.  I quite like the look of the GX9, but the 100-300 might be more 
manageable.  The Panny 100-400 is as big as the Fuji zoom of that range.

I do like your collection from Bhutan as well.


> On 27 Aug 2019, at 09:14, Moose <olymoose@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 8/26/2019 11:48 PM, ChrisB wrote:
>> That kit is tempting, Moose.
>> I was at our local airfield for its annual air show on Sunday.  In the past 
>> I’ve manage some lovely shots because the crowd line has been very close to 
>> the display line.  Unfortunately, the crash of a Hunter T7 at Shoreham 
>> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_Shoreham_Airshow_crash 
>> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_Shoreham_Airshow_crash>> a few years ago 
>> has resulted in a tightening of those parameters, the result of which is 
>> that the aircraft are further away and higher.  My Fuji 50-230 zoom was not 
>> enough and I had to perform much cropping:
>> https://www.blipfoto.com/entry/2612364043737893378 
>> <https://www.blipfoto.com/entry/2612364043737893378>
>> Look at the extra shot below, of a P-51; it’s about 25% of the area of the 
>> original.  I could have done with a bit of “Moose Reach” that day.
> Take a look at the  photos of vultures here. 
> <https://photos.app.goo.gl/dLziA3ZEzDSt2Chv9 
> <https://photos.app.goo.gl/dLziA3ZEzDSt2Chv9>>
> They are much smaller than planes, and up pretty high. GX9 with 100-400, a 
> central group of focus points and medium burst mode, is quite effective. 
> Also, possibly cropped more than the P-51.
> Long View Moose

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