Canon EF 100-400mm 4.5 - 5.6 L IS Lens
Today [10 September] I decided to carry out one more test. I mounted a Canon EF 100-400mm 4.5 - 5.6 L IS Lens and walked around my local area taking photographs at random. The purpose of the exercise was to see if the combination attracted unwelcome attention and sure enough it did. I was approached by a number of people who had too much to drink, three people asked me why I was taking photographs and I noticed that a number of people were hiding their faces. I also had really interesting conversations with two people in Grangegorman.

The good news is that the Canon zoom lens worked perfectly in auto mode which makes my life a bit more complicated. The combination is not suitable for street photography but it could be ideal for formal events such as the Web Summit. I plan to turn up with the huge zoom mounted on the little A7R2 so that I can confuse the professional photographers and I will be confident that my equipment will match or even better what they are using. The following year they will all be using mirrorless cameras.