The main thing to consider with this type of photography is the focal length of your lens. A long lens will enable you to reach out to your subject, bringing them in for a tighter frame. These type of lenses are known as telephoto lenses.
Find a lens that suits your style. Canon offers a range of EF & EF-S (DLSR), EF-M (for M-series) and RF (for R-series) telephoto lenses for wildlife and sports photography.
Capture the action from further away
A versatile telephoto zoom lens with a wide aperture
Compact telephoto zoom lens
The professional’s choice telephoto zoom
The zoom lens for outstanding range, stability and mobility
Here’s our top pick of DSLR and Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras best suited for wildlife and sports photography.
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