PESO - Sunny Meadow

David Mann dave at multisport.net.nz
Sat Jul 31 03:32:52 EDT 2010


On Jul 31, 2010, at 6:02 AM, frank theriault wrote:

> I like the M200 not so much because it's light, but because I'm finding
> out that in many situations a prime is so much faster than a zoom -
> not faster in largest aperture but faster to use.  I hate pointing at
> something that needs to be taken ~right now~ only to find that it's
> the wrong focal length.  With a prime, I know what I have - if it
> won't work, I don't bother to point.  I find I actually lose fewer
> photos that way.

I don't have any SLR zooms at the moment.  I've only ever owned one, and that's because it was $10.  At the moment I would *love* a couple of nice f/2.8 zooms, especially an 80-200 f/2.8, but my money tree is out of season.  I find primes tend to get in the way when doing sports photography as good vantage points can be difficult to get and changing lenses is far too time-consuming.

Cheers,
Dave



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