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Mar 02, 2018 11:05 |  #1

Is there any reason I would need a long lens? Any chance of interesting wildlife?




  
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Mar 02, 2018 11:10 |  #2

Niagara Falls?


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Mar 02, 2018 11:15 as a reply to  @ K Soze's post |  #3

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Mar 02, 2018 11:36 as a reply to  @ chrisa's post |  #4

My wife and I spent a week in Niagara last summer. I brought a longer lens and used it a few times for landscape shots (Close-ups of the Falls themselves.). Only interesting "wildlife" were some of the other visitors :-). Lots of non North American travelers.


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Mar 02, 2018 11:41 |  #5

Long lenses? No. Get a good tripod. You may want to take night shots. And a good waterproof bag. You'll get soaked if you do any of the boat tours.


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Mar 03, 2018 07:59 |  #6

If you are coming soon there are currently lots of Snowy Owls in the area. If you come later in the year, when the Maid of the Mist is running, take it from the American side. It will save you about an hour in line. You can do the cave of the winds walking tour then too.

A 16-35 or a 24-70 will get you almost every shot you want here. Although if you plan on visiting both sides a 70-200 might be nice. I shoot this panorama at 100mm


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Mar 08, 2018 11:56 |  #7

I ended up taking just my Canon 17-40. I could have used a longer lens a couple of times.


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Mar 08, 2018 18:47 as a reply to  @ chrisa's post |  #8

Well you had a bit of definition in the sky. We are usually flat grey here this time of year. I hope it wasn’t too icy.


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Mar 08, 2018 20:17 as a reply to  @ K Soze's post |  #9

It was icy for a couple of days


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