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The famous war Photographer, Robert Capa, had a favourite saying: If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough!”  Tragically, Capa stepped on a landmine in Indo China. 

I’m a strong believer that sometimes, you have to be right in the action to get the picture you need.  The ‘up close and personal’ shot needs to illustrate the intensity of the situation.  But there are moments when I reckon that technologies have given us the chance to utilise certain lens, notably telephoto lenses, so as to avoid situations like this:

(©EPA)

Apparently, this photographer got too close trying to take pictures of this Bengali Tiger in India.   For the full story, click here.

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