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When is macro not macro....

Postby Didereaux » Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:38 pm

When it is done with a telephoto lens from a distance. Oftentimes that is the best combination to use for getting closeups of small critters....such as damsel flys in the backyard. ;)
Tip: Damsels and dragons tend to use a favorite perch to hunt from. So when you see one watch it closely it will land, then stay with it after awhile it will take off but keep watching that perch. Nine times out of ten it will return. This also goes for certain birds such as Phoebes, flycatchers, and certain warblers.
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Re: When is macro not macro....

Postby TomCofer » Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:21 am

Nice!
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Re: When is macro not macro....

Postby St3v3M » Thu Apr 27, 2017 3:44 am

I've never had any luck getting that close to an insect before they move away. Blessed! S-
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Re: When is macro not macro....

Postby Didereaux » Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:42 pm

St3v3M wrote:I've never had any luck getting that close to an insect before they move away. Blessed! S-


As does everyone, Hence the use of 600mm @15'. ;)
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