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What Camera Is Best For...

Wed Jul 12, 2000 1:13 am

...taking pics of planes landing or taking-off. Or just any pics of planes. What camera is good for that? What lens? Thanks very much in advance for your help!

Best Regards,

B744
 
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RE: What Camera Is Best For...

Wed Jul 12, 2000 4:51 am

It doesn't work that way, you don't use a camera for planes, one for cars, one for boats, one for persons, one for landscapes, one for close ups, one for flowers, etc. etc.

You buy a 35mm AF camera able to be manual also and start to learn and develop your techniques. If you don't need that much zoom a 35-70mm lens is enough but if you want to look closer (and to shoot planes away from you) it's better to buy a more powerful lens such as a 70-210mm or 100-300mm.
 
jasonm
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RE: What Camera Is Best For...

Wed Jul 12, 2000 7:56 pm

A 75-210 or 100-300 are both great lenses for aircraft shots....landings, takeoffs or whatever.

Cheers,
Jason
Adelaide, South Australia

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