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Old Aug 15, 2007, 6:30 PM   #1
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I had seen this lens mentioned around the web but the fervor for them here convinced me to try one. I figured what the heck, for a small sum I could try macro with a true macro lens and see if I like it.

I got one from Trader Jim's on the bay. Took me a little bit to come to grips with the manual focus/focus trap stuff but wow, what a sharp lens!
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Old Aug 15, 2007, 7:03 PM   #2
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d3,
you're going to have a love affair with this lens.
it's superb and for what you paid for it the captures rival any modern macro lens.
and welcome to the dark side of dslr.. ieentax

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Old Aug 15, 2007, 7:25 PM   #3
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I'm already in love with it. Just looking through the viewfinder the first time I realized I was dealing with a different animal!
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Old Aug 15, 2007, 7:46 PM   #4
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what do you think about this one???



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Old Aug 15, 2007, 8:11 PM   #5
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Very nice!!! How did you anesthesise that dragonfly?

At least I think it's a dragonfly!
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Old Aug 15, 2007, 8:12 PM   #6
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Fantastic!..I think you are going to be busy with this lens..:-)
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Old Aug 15, 2007, 8:13 PM   #7
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Thanks, Lisa.
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Old Aug 15, 2007, 10:09 PM   #8
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It is a truly wonderful lens and, as you said, about as highly regarded as any on this forum. You are already turning out wonderful results, I really like the first shot. Whereabout in Central FL are you?

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Old Aug 15, 2007, 10:14 PM   #9
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Hey, Tim.

Thanks for the comments. I live in Palm Baybut these were shot in Canada a couple of weeks ago.

I've never been directly to Lake Placid but have been around Okeechobee some.
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What lovely pictures - makes me jealous and really wanting to upgrade my macro lens. Macro is such frustrating fun!
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