This is my first post here and I'm after a bit of advice and help. I've always had an interest in aircraft since I can remember but it's only now that I want to get into the photography side, my main hobby is bus photography but I wish to expand out into aviation.
I recently bought a Canon EOS 500D (Rebel T1i for some) and I'm looking at buying a telephoto zoom lens; my budget is around £200-300 (US $300-470). Are there any recommendations from other forum users and photographers?
I've seen various Canon lenses available, some with the IS feature and some with USM, plus those with both oh and those without either. I understand both these features and what part they 'play' but do people generally have preference over one or the other when buying lenses for use in aviation photography? I guess I'm just interested in hearing what others have to say about these features and their usefulness.
Any help, advice or recommendations would be fantastic.
Thanks in advance.