I recently got a Tamron 150-600mm lens, which gets to ~33cm (13') long and weighs about 2 kg (4.3 lb). When shooting hand-held with the lens, I obviously always support the lens with my hand. When ...
The camera is mounted on the tripod. The telephoto lens is mounted on the camera, with no additional support. Is this safe or stupid? It seems like this would put a lot of stress on the tripod mount ...
I want to experiment taking photos where the sun appears. I'm afraid of what might happen if I take one with a narrower angle (where sun would be bigger). Can the lens act as a magnifying glass and ...