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Which Lens For Spotting In Sfo?  
User currently offlineMxp From Italy, joined Aug 2003, 453 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 5567 times:

Hi people,
i need a suggestion. I hope next April to came one week in SFO and would like also spotting from the millbrae avenue park but my camera has not a so good zoom to reach the 2 runways on the sea. Which lens in ur opinion do u need if i want to buy a new camera?
And how are now the spotting possibilities from the park?
thanx very much
Alberto

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User currently offlineFiveholer From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 1013 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 5559 times:

I think for the 1s you can get by with 200-300mm, as for the 28s, a 400mm and a lot of luck with heat haze. Heat haze can be a problem on the 1s as well. Good luck, SFO is an awesome setting, albeit a little tough conditions wise.

Danny



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User currently offlineAmericanAirFan From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 408 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 5521 times:

I have a friend that spots at SFO (about a mile away) He lives up on the hill in Milbrae he uses a 300-1000mm lens on a canon rebel ti.


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User currently offlineMx330 From Mexico, joined Oct 2002, 827 posts, RR: 13
Reply 3, posted (8 years 8 months 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 5462 times:
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You need at least 400mm for the 28's... at least.

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