1. Welcome to NikonCafe.com—a friendly Nikon camera & photography discussion forum!

    If you are thinking of buying a camera or need help with your photos, you will find our forum members full of advice! Click here to join for free!

I got a new lens today...

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by dbirdsong, Jun 23, 2005.

  1. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    I made a trade today with a friend and got a Nikkor 105mm Micro.
    Well this isn't the first picture I took, but close, I think it is number 15 or so.


    Aperture Priority
    F 14.
  2. Chris101


    Feb 2, 2005
    That's nice Dave. Almost color overload, but the detail pulls it out at the last photon. Especially the texture on the petals in the right half. And good blur for f/14. I like it!
  3. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    Thanks Chris...
    6 more hours of work and I am on vacation.. YEAH.. Then I will get a chance to really put the lens to use.
  4. good shot dave! Enjoy your vacation and will look for your posts from that. I am soon going on a MACRO vacation myself into the mountains of west virginia.
  5. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005
    The lens definitely looks like a keeper Dave. Excellent shot.
  6. patrickh


    May 4, 2005
    Thousand Oaks
    Nice shot - nice lens, I have one myself. Try it on landscapes as well, you will be pleasantly surprised. The choice of yellow was fortunate, since the lens (in cmmon with others in the Sigma range) is reputed to have a slightly "yellow cast".
  7. I think you will like that lens Dave. It has good working distance and is quite sharp. Good luck and have fun.
  8. Dave,

    That's a wonderful shot. I was going to purchase the 105 initially, but chose the 60 instead. Now the 70-180 lives on my D70. You will really like that lens. Have a great vacation!
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.