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Samuel Hoffman - The Journal Gazette
Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is welcomed with flowers and a shawl from Julie Mano before her speech Tuesday.

On Using A LONG Lens

Camera: NIKON D2Hs

Shutter: 1/80 s

Aperture: f/4.8

Exposure Setting: Manual (Pattern Metering)

ISO: 800

Strobe Flash: Did Not Fire

Lens Focal Length: 420 mm (cropped to 600 mm by the D2Hs)

White Balance: Auto

Shooter's Comments:

For the speech by Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, I was perched on a riser at the other end of the Coliseum floor. I had a 300mm lens with a 1.4 extender attached, mounted on a tripod.

I knew when the students would be presenting Suu Kyi with flowers, but I didn't know if they would be on stage with her. I captured a nice moment with Suu Kyi and Julie Mano. It's a litte soft because of the extender and high ISO, but it is still the best photo I took of the event.

- Samuel Hoffman, Photojournalist