What is a 70-210mm lens used for?

Landscape Photography. A 70-210mm lens is a great landscape telephoto to have. This focal length is great if you want to create layers in your photos. This type of perspective is great since most landscapes are wide angles.

What does 70-210mm mean?

The 70-210mm lens is a telephoto zoom lens made by Nikon. The lens has an F-mount to work with all compatible Nikon SLRs and DSLRs. As opposed to the various f/2.8 versions of the 70-210 Focal length, the f/4 and slower versions of such lenses are marketed to amateurs, accounting for their price.

Is the Canon EF 70-210mm f/4 lens good?

The Canon EF 70-210mm f/4 is sharp and works great. The optics are as good as similar current lenses in actual use, although it’s soft at f/4 and 210mm. The reason to pay more for the newest lenses are features like Image Stabilization, not optical quality. READ FULL REVIEW

When did the Canon EF 70-210 come out?

Canon Zoom Lens EF 70-210mm 1: 4 – one of the first autofocus telezoom Canon EF lenses, was introduced back in 1987. In 1990 it was replaced by the Canon Zoom Lens EF 70-210mm 1: 3.5-4.5 USM.

How big is the difference between a canon 70-210mm and a 5D?

On test charts the difference is dramatic wide open and in the corners, but not in the middle of the image at normal apertures where we actually use these lenses. Canon 70-210mm at 120mm and F/8, Canon 5D, ISO 50, full image. Crop from 100% image, no additional sharpening. Full image would be 44″ (110cm) wide at this magnification.

Is the Canon EOS 70-200mm worth it?

Poorer ergonomics compared to the newest L series lenses are why you can buy this lens for a fifth to a tenth of what you’d pay for a new 70-200mm L. This is an easy to use lens, but the lack of image stabilization, a push-pull zoom instead of a ring and the need to move a switch to get manual focus tend to get in my way.