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Choosing the Right Lens for Nature and Landscape Photography by Rob Sheppard

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Matching Focal Length to Subjects

Find a lens that fits your photography style

The big-range zoom lens that covers wide-angle to long telephoto has become very popular. Such lenses are convenient and can be used for many types of photography. Such lenses are also compromises that might be okay for a large variety of subjects, yet, they are not necessarily ideal or best for any one type of photography. This chapter will match what you learned in the last chapter to specific subject matter you may be interested in photographing.

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Poring Over the Picture

With water all around its nest, this black-necked stilt is protected from predators … and photographers! ...

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