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Pet Photography - what lenses

 
Sledhed
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Jan 24, 2011 12:10 |  #76

I know it's not a real common lens around here but most of the time I use my 400/2.8.

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and something a little different, a 17-40 on a MKIII.
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Feb 26, 2011 21:45 |  #77

My favorite for outdoor pet photography is by far, the 135L... if I could only have 1 lens, that would be it. Seems to be just about the perfect focal length for me and gives beautiful background separation plus lightning fast autofocus.

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nyct
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Mar 09, 2011 20:59 |  #78

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Both are lovely. I like the most first picture. Can you disclose that Which camera have you used for these photos? I am really curious to know about it.

Are you asking me? I wasn't sure if you were replying to me or someone else. If so, I use a 7D.




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Jan 21, 2013 13:34 |  #79

nyct wrote in post #11920972 (external link)
My favorite for outdoor pet photography is by far, the 135L... if I could only have 1 lens, that would be it. Seems to be just about the perfect focal length for me and gives beautiful background separation plus lightning fast autofocus.

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WOW very good photos. What body are you using?




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Jan 21, 2013 18:52 |  #80

The only lenses I have ever used for animals is either my 80-200 2.8 or 70-200-2.8. Not saying you can't take pet pics with any lens you happen to have, that's just what I use.

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Mar 23, 2013 16:48 |  #81

Shot 1 - 55-250 on extension tubes
shot 2 - canon 50mm 1.4

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DannyNoonan
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Apr 05, 2013 14:06 as a reply to mattertea's post |  #82

Bayberry - Those are some excellent images. Superb focus.




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snowboarder61
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Jun 15, 2013 19:54 as a reply to post 16026476 |  #83

I've used several bodies/lens combo's over the last few years.. These are some examples with a decent range of camera's! :) None of my photo's are ran through lightroom, photoshop, etc...

Canon xti / canon 50mm f/1.8

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Canon xti / canon 50 f/1.8
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Canon 1D Classic / Tamron 28-75 f/2.8
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Canon 1DmkII / Sigma 70-200 HSM II f/2.8

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Canon 5D Classic / Sigma 24-70 f/2.8

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Canon 5D Classic / Sigma 70-200 HSM II f/2.8

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Nov 07, 2013 18:27 |  #84

Sledhed wrote in post #11704899 (external link)
I know it's not a real common lens around here but most of the time I use my 400/2.8.

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Great Shots!!!!!! :D

Is Canon 70-200 f4 L IS a good lens for action dog photos?


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ddd778
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Jan 01, 2015 06:35 |  #85

I find the 50mm 1.8 is a great all around lens


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Jan 03, 2015 15:34 |  #86

would there be any benefit in using a polarizer filter for eye glare? would that work?
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Aznattic
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Jan 24, 2015 17:24 |  #87

Sigma 85 1.4 and the canon 70-200 f2.8 work great for me when it comes to animals. Both focus fast enough if they're moving around.


7D II - Canon 24-70 II F2.8 - Sigma 85 1.4 - Sigma 30mm 1.4 - Canon 18-135 STM

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Jan 25, 2015 06:07 |  #88

mattertea wrote in post #15747585 (external link)
Shot 1 - 55-250 on extension tubes
shot 2 - canon 50mm 1.4

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Love this first shot with that lens


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