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Insects with a Sigma 120-300/2.8

gpoole

Farmington Hills, US
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Wed 17-Jul-13 06:32 PM

I made the images of these insects during my first outing with my new Sigma 120-300/2.8 lens (previous version). I got the lens primarily for birding, but I wasn't finding many interesting birds. The close focusing ability allowed me to get in tight enough for these shots. All three were taken with the 120-300 and Sigma 1.4X TC on a D800e and then cropped for presentation. All three images are at 420mm. ISO 400 and f/5.6.

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