Layman's guide to making distant things clearer

by Sarah   Last Updated April 15, 2018 16:18 PM

I'm completely at sea with magnification, crop, zoom and telephoto, despite reading various info. I think it's because I'm not terribly scientific!

All I would like to know is, if I am shooting something which is very distant and I want to make it both larger and clearer, what kind of of zoom/telephoto/macro lens would I require? Macro to me means ladybirds on leaves within 50cm distance, but I could be wholly wrong on that!!

Many thanks. :)



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