Nikon 105 for butterfly collection

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Antal I Kozma
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Re: Nikon 105 for butterfly collection
In reply to TQGroup, 3 months ago

TQGroup wrote:

I've volunteered to photograph a very extensive butterfly collection. I plan to use my D600 + Nikon 105 VR lens. Has anyone any experience or suggestions?

Is IQ still good at F22 or is there a significant impact from diffraction with this combination?

I'm thinking of using a colour corrected led ring light... will this work OK? If so, should I use even lighting or offset to render more "depth" to the images?

As the collection numbers well over 10,000; throughput speed is important. Thanks in advance for your advice!

One more thing I should have mentioned. If you shoot parallel to your subject then f11-16 should work.

AIK

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