D7k + 105mm f2.8 VR - A whole new world
Some shots from walking about Kingston over the weekend. I am having so much fun with this lens. If you're looking for a whole new world to explore, I highly suggest picking up a Macro lens! The 105mm is a bit long on DX, (150mm equiv) for flowers, but for insects it's perfect - you can maintain a far enough distance to not scare them off but still get good pictures. What I wasn't expecting is, if you're shooting hand held, what shutter speeds you need to get decent photo's. I had to shoot ISO800 in direct sunlight to maintain shutter speed + aperture for DOF. Macro is really challenging my skills and technique, but I'm loving every minute of it.
Follow the link to see pictures
"In technology I'm placing all my trust"
|Fangorn Forest by cand1d|
|Yosemite Falls with Moonbow by Jonathan Shapiro|
from Best Landscape of the Week 4