Sponsor Message:
Aviation Photography Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
70-200mm F/4L Is Long Enough For LAX?  
User currently offlinestevenlee505 From United States of America, joined Dec 2009, 69 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 3976 times:

I'm interested in spotting at LAX and I was wondering if if anyone knows if the 70-200mm is long enough for spotting at LAX, especially around the Imperial Hill area. Or would I need something longer like the 100-400 4.5-5.6L?

Thanks in advance.

2 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlinesaintex From Canada, joined Apr 2009, 176 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 3945 times:

The longer the better for Imperial Hill except on those rare days when traffic is Eastward in which case 200mm is adequate. The shorter lens is OK for In'n'Out and Proud Bird.

User currently offlinechris78cpr From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 2819 posts, RR: 50
Reply 2, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 12 hours ago) and read 3911 times:

I find my 70-200F2.8L with 1.4x on a full frame camera is fine for large 747/340/777 etc. For the smaller stuff at Imperial i always use my 100-400 on a 1.6x body.


5D2/7D/1D2(soon to be a 1Dx) 17-40L/24-105L/70-200F2.8L/100-400L/24F1.4LII/50F1.2L/85F1.2LII
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Canon Announced EF 70-200mm F/2.8L Is II USM posted Tue Jan 5 2010 09:13:20 by SNATH
The Canon EF 70-200mm F/4L USM posted Mon Jul 3 2006 03:35:04 by Aero145
The Canon EF 70-200mm 1:4L USM posted Mon Apr 17 2006 00:57:27 by Flyingzacko
1/250s, Is It Enough For Landing Shoot? posted Wed Feb 7 2001 10:05:51 by Phileo
Is F/4.5-5.6 Lens Enough For Aviation Photography? posted Tue Jan 23 2001 00:53:16 by BA
For Sale: Canon 70-200 F2.8 L Is posted Mon Apr 2 2007 20:50:29 by Mongorat
Is This Good Enough For The Db? posted Thu Jul 27 2006 18:03:34 by Pavvyben
When Is Common Common Enough For Badcommon? posted Mon Aug 15 2005 20:48:01 by Varig767
Is A 320MM Lens Enough For Aviation Photography? posted Sun Jan 21 2001 22:14:22 by BA
Finepix S1800: Good Enough For Uploads? posted Thu Apr 1 2010 21:18:34 by oldave417