Tip of the Day – 135mm love

Tip of the Day – 135mm love

My love affair with my 135mm lens continues…⠀

While not the perfect lens for every situation, this lens excels with certain subjects in certain locations.⠀

I always shoot with it at ƒ/2 (what’s the point, otherwise?) and especially love it using it with a well behaved dog with a good stay and good focus. It also works best when you can place the dog a long way from the background to really accentuate that beautiful background blur.⠀

If you need to track action (for action, I prefer my 70-200mm), or get up constantly to reposition the dog, or work really hard to get their focus, this long fixed focal length prime probably isn’t the best option.⠀

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II, Canon EF 135mm ƒ/2L, ISO 640, 1/800 sec, ƒ/2⠀

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