Great Blue Herons Pt.II (2 photos)

Started Mar 31, 2013 | Discussions thread
miles green
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Re: Great Blue Herons Pt.II (2 photos)
In reply to Greyser, Apr 2, 2013

So many birds, and so tame.... I'm very jealous!

My Sigma 400 f/5.6 APO (manual focus) is surprisingly sharp for an under 300 $ lens. It even works respectably with a TC. Manual focus is very OK for stationary birds, and i've got some nice BIFs using CIF. I can live with the little PF that shows up at high contrast.

(Don't get me wrong, of course I'd rather have the Sigma 500 F/4.5, but it costs 15 times more!)

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