Guide Equipment Photography

Guides: Equipment

At Aviation in Action we love to help and guide anyone and everyone to take photographs and videos to show aviation at its best!

So in this section we want to help by showing you the equipment we use to get that perfect shot! From entry level to professional grade there is something for everyone.

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Camera : Canon EOS 2000D DSLR Camera

This a good ‘entry level’ camera for budding photographers who want to enter the DSLR age. With over 20 megapixels and boasted to be good in low light conditions its perfect for the photograher who has just started out.

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Lens : Canon telephoto lens EF 75-300mm F4.0-5.6 III for EOS

One of the smallest and lightest telephoto zoom lenses in its class, the EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM is ideal for photographers who are working to a budget. Great for sports, nature and portraits.

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Lens : Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS II USM Lens for Camera

A versatile telephoto zoom lens, ideal for sport, wildlife and aviation photography. The focusing Distance of 3.2 feet / 0.98 meters with Rotation Type zoom system.  Shoot with shutter speeds up to four stops slower than normal, using a three-mode Image Stabiliser which is absolutely brilliant for aviation. The zoom Touch Adjustment ring allows the resistance of the zoom control to be customised to your style of shooting.

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Lens : Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens for Canon Digital SLR Cameras

The lens is Highly Resistant to Dust and Water, and Improved Durability Even in Harsh Condition. The Lens has a Constant f 2.8 Maximum Aperture throughout Entire Zoom Range, The Optical Image Stabilization at up to 3.5 Stops of Shake Correction making it perfect for aviation photography.

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Camera : Canon EOS 7D Mark II Camera Case 20.9MP

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II Camera is perfect for the aviation photographer and sits nicely in the average persons budget. The 7D II has a whopping  Megapixels: 20.9MP and CMOS sensor.

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Lens : Canon EF-S 18-135 mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens, Black

A small lens but brilliant for the aviation photographer with Shoot pin-sharp images with a four-stop Image Stabiliser plus the autofocus quickly and accurately, even on fast-moving subjects.

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Camera : Nikon D500 Body Single-Lens Reflex Digital

Equipped with the same AF system as the D5, Nikon’s FX-format flagship, the D500 lets you focus with precision, even in near darkness. With 153 focus points and 99 cross-type sensors, this phenomenal AF system offers unprecedented coverage, A must for the aviation photographer.

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Lens :Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70 – 200 mm f/2.8E FL ED VR

Nikon’s 70-200 f/2.8 lens has been the benchmark for fast telephoto zoom lenses, unrivaled for low-light, sports, wildlife, concerts, weddings, portraits and everyday shooting. This new version takes that legendary performance to the next level with the same jaw-dropping image quality that has made it a prized lens of pros and serious hobbyists alike.

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Battery Grip :Nikon MB-D17 Battery Grip Multi-Function

When I was looking for a portrait battery grip for my D7200 (backup camera), I went with a cheaper, after-market model. It has been okay, but never really felt right compared to the camera.

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Lens :Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500 mm f/5.6E PF ED VR

Sports. Wildlife. Nature. This fast-focusing super-telephoto lens perfectly balances size and performance. Feel the freedom of 500 mm of reach, a compact build, and outstanding image quality.

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Lens :Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR Lens

The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR Lens is the first F-mount NIKKOR to be equipped with a Phase Fresnel element, this high-performance prime lens offers the ultimate balance of compact build, telephoto reach, and superior image quality.

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Camera Bag :THINK TANK Airport Accelerator Messenger Bag, 75 cm, Black (Negro)

The think tank airport accelerator backpack accommodates two pro size dslrs, 6-8 standard zooms plus an ipad and up to a 17″ laptop. For the big glass enthusiasts, it will accommodate a 600 f/4 with body detached or a 500 f/4 with body attached.

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Tripod :3 Legged Thing Winston 2.0 Carbon Fibre Rugged Tripod System (Earth Bronze)

3 Legged Thing Winston 2.0 Carbon Fibre Rugged Tripod System (Earth Bronze).

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Camera : Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Micro Four Thirds System Camera, 20 Megapixel Sensor, 5-Axis Image Stabilisation, Powerful Autofocus, 4K Video, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

The E-M1 Mark III has everything you need to take stunning handheld photos and videos: a compact, lightweight design packed with pro-level functions. The intuitive Multi Selector joystick, 121-point cross-type autofocus, weatherproof sealing, evolved Face/Eye Detection AF there’s no limit to how far you can go. High-resolution image quality at all times and under all conditions make the E-M1 Mark III your agile tool for getting the breathtaking results you want.

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