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Trying out the Z6 II with the Sigma 150mm OS macro. I also have the 180mm macro. That will be next to try! I just checked to be sure. The middle 2 shots were with the 300mm f/4 AF-S. I forgot I had taken it with me.

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Very nice

1. Common Blue Morpho (Morpho peleides)
2. Clipper (Parthenos sylvia)
3. Paper Kite (Idea leuconoe)
4. (don't know)
Thanks, Alex. I think that last one is what they call a Postman. I thinker's in the group called longwings - could be Heliconius melpomene.
 
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Great set
My sig 150 won't AF w my z6
Thanks, Randy. When I had the Z6 my 150 OS wouldn't focus either. I contacted Sigma and they could update the firmware, so they said. Then I exchanged the Z6 for the Z6 II and it works fine, as does the 180mm macro. One of the lenses I traded for the Z6 was actually my original Sigma 150mm macro.
 

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Very nice set, Aaron! I'm really impressed with the sharpness you achieve while getting very good OOF backgrounds. Please post more! ;)
 
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Very nice set, Aaron! I'm really impressed with the sharpness you achieve while getting very good OOF backgrounds. Please post more! ;)
Thanks again, Karen. The bright EVF helps "light up" the subject when deciding where to focus. I had good shots with my SLR systems. But, I think it's a bit easier with the mirrorless. Also, I have been getting better at using fill flash.
 

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Thanks again, Karen. The bright EVF helps "light up" the subject when deciding where to focus. I had good shots with my SLR systems. But, I think it's a bit easier with the mirrorless. Also, I have been getting better at using fill flash.
Fill flash? VERY well done as I didn't detect flash at all! LOL!
 
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Fill flash? VERY well done as I didn't detect flash at all! LOL!
Nikon SB-700 with diffuser dome. This butterfly house is a dome so there is a pretty good deal of ambient sunlight. I play with flash exposure compensation to get things the way I like them. The Z6 II is very different in that with respect to the D750 or the D500. I have to dial back the flash with those bodies. I haven't had the same harshness so far with the new body. That could just be a result of my limited use thus far, though.
 
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