Wake 101
Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
WakeWorld Home
Email Password
Go Back   WakeWorld > Video and Photography

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old     (kkong72)      Join Date: Apr 2007       08-18-2007, 10:02 PM Reply   
I need a lens that is great for both wakeboarding and football. I'm trying to decide between a 18-200 d=-1&productId=11040385
and a 75-300 d=-1&productId=11035733
please help me make a decision. Also what kind of lens hood should i get for theses 2 activities?
Old     (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       08-19-2007, 7:32 AM Reply   
Lens speed and length is critical for shooting football especially if you're shooting at night or late afternoon/evening shade. Since either of those will work for wakeboarding on a crop sensor I'd say you'd need the 75-300 since it's longer and a bit faster. The lens should come with a hood.
Old     (bakes5)      Join Date: Aug 2006       08-19-2007, 2:55 PM Reply   
That sounds like 2 lenses to me. Football is all about the long range shot most of the time (look at those huge lenses at the pro games). Wakeboarding you probably don't need anything more than 150mm or so.

If I had to choose 1 lens though to do them both I would get a the 70-200/f2.8. (although 200mm may still be a little short for football)


Old     (joshturner)      Join Date: Jun 2007       08-19-2007, 7:13 PM Reply   
both lens' are very slow so you are going to have a tough time getting any good shots at night without upping your ISO through the roof. but i would say get the 75-300 esspecially if you have another lens that covers shorter focal lengths. you really have no reason for the 18-200 if you have a shorter lens


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 1:21 AM.

Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
Wake World Home


© 2016 eWake, Inc.    
Advertise    |    Contact    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Report Abuse    |    Conduct    |    About Us