Teleconverters

by Allan Weitz ·Posted
If the longest telephoto lens you own never seems to get you in tight enough to your subject, you have three choices. The first is to get up and get physically closer to your subject. If you can’t, for whatever reason, do this, you can either take the picture as is and crop it to your liking post-capture, or you can use a teleconverter. Photographs © Allan Weitz 2021 Either method will work, albeit at a cost. As for the price of cropping versus the price of
by Staff Writer ·Posted
One of the advantages of crop-sensor cameras, especially Micro Four Thirds systems, is the ability to hit super-telephoto focal lengths with incredibly small lenses. And, now, with the new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital MC-20 2x Teleconverter, you can double your reach on some amazing Olympus lenses. Olympus MC-20 M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter
by Jill Waterman ·Posted
Clay Bolt is a firm believer that our connection to nature begins at home. The natural history and conservation photographer has been fascinated with the world’s smaller creatures inhabiting his native South Carolina since youth. In 2009, his passion for local wildlife became the driving force behind the international photo project, Meet Your Neighbours. Together with Scottish photographer Niall Benvie, he embarked on a mission to engage a global community in discovering and photographing the often underappreciated and overlooked common
by John Harris ·Posted
A $10,000, 400mm f/2.8 telephoto lens is awesome, but awesome + sauce is getting that same focal-length reach from a 200mm lens that costs around $800, or even from one that costs $5700. Teleconverters, which are produced by all the major lens manufacturers and by noted secondary makers, mount on your camera to attach your lens for increased telephoto reach. Except for a few exceptions, they enable
by BH Event Space… ·Posted
In this B&H Event Space video, photographer Arthur Morris discusses the uses and benefits of using teleconverters with your telephoto lenses. Morris also discusses the so-called “shortcomings” of teleconverters and how to work around these issues to maintain maximum image quality.