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This sample photo was taken at near the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens' minimum focus distance. A Canon EF 1.4x Extender was used for this full frame shot - an APS-C/1.6x DSLR would be able frame this shot even slightly tighter than this.
Lighting is from studio lights and reflectors.