100 IS L Macro - what I will not be able to do with it?

Started Oct 1, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: 100 IS L Macro - what I will not be able to do with it?
In reply to Light Pilgrim, Oct 1, 2012

TCs ....most wont work even if they fit...

the 100L is a good all around 100 tele - although bigger than a non macro..
has good responsive fast focus..

the non L takes a tamron 1.4x sp opro very very well...
1.4 x working distance...
also fast focus

compared to other macros and most teles
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the 180 is not the one.. slow to focus
wait for its replacement maybe with I.S. (we hope)
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you could do almost everything
... travel ...general shooting... portraits... macros etc
with 14L II, ....35 or 50mm (or new 40mm) ... and 100L

I prefer the macro to go with 14 II and 35L
you get every bug, every bldg, every face ... and in weak light too...

or 16-35L and 100L ... a complete small kit

100L is VERY useful....and high quality ....tops

adding a set of extension tubes (Kenko) will stretch the close-up abilities....
for your 'droplets' and 'seeds' shots

TOM

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