Summer chafer, grasshopper, dragonfly

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macrouser Senior Member • Posts: 2,735
Re: Summer chafer, grasshopper, dragonfly

I have tried a variety of things to get macro pictures but I found that a macro lens of around 100 mm is the most useful and easy to use.  I do wish there was an FE mount macro lens with longer focus like a 150 or 200 mm.

I like the photos and am not nearly as picky as someone selling work.  Learning to get the light to work for you is very helpful.  I will use anything I can to steady the camera.  I have gone from freakishly steady to shaky all over in the last 50 years.

I can see by the antenna that a chafer is in the scarab family.

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Sony SLT-A77 Sony a7R III Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG Macro HSM Sony FE 90mm F2.8 macro Sony FE 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 G OSS +2 more
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