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Desertraptor
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Jul 29, 2008 03:17 |  #1

Wow what a lens
First shots with my 100

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Jul 29, 2008 05:13 |  #2
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Not bad, that image dives me nuts (bad pun intended)! Good usage of the shallow depth of field.

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Jul 29, 2008 05:35 as a reply to  @ dpastern's post |  #3

nice start. and yea that lense is so sharp. congrats.

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Jul 29, 2008 07:14 |  #4

Thanks guys
I am going to love playing with it


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Jul 29, 2008 08:02 |  #5

Excellent start :)- enjoy the lens
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Jul 29, 2008 08:03 |  #6

Nice one mate :)


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Jul 29, 2008 08:06 |  #7

Thanks guys. Looking fwd to adding to the macro forum


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Jul 29, 2008 08:15 |  #8

Nice Pete, I just got this lens as well and my gosh it is a cracker.


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Jul 29, 2008 10:30 |  #9

Im afraid your in trouble. You are slowing and unknowingly becoming addicted to macro. Enjoy your new lens.


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Jul 29, 2008 10:44 |  #10

Desertraptor wrote in post #6005184 (external link)
Wow what a lens
First shots with my 100

Funny, a shot of a pile of machine screws was my first macro subject when I got my Sigma 150 a few weeks ago!


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Jul 29, 2008 12:44 |  #11

Congrats on the lens. You will enjoy it. Good start to. Shows the DOF very well.


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Jul 29, 2008 15:18 as a reply to  @ skylab's post |  #12

Great start with the new lens. Oh man, are you gonna have fun with it! :D


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Jul 29, 2008 17:12 |  #13

Great shot! That is one sweet lense.


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Jul 30, 2008 01:52 |  #14

Thanks all
Why is this lens not an L? Thankful it's not priced as such all the same but IQ is certainly up there


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Jul 30, 2008 03:43 |  #15

Desertraptor wrote in post #6011525 (external link)
Thanks all
Why is this lens not an L? Thankful it's not priced as such all the same but IQ is certainly up there

Think you'll find most macro lenses are flatter field and sharper than L lenses :)
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