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[Walkabout] Sigma 105 Macro

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by Kevin_d50, Apr 28, 2007.

  1. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Super sharp shots:) )

    Love the VW bug...lolol
  2. aaah, glad you caught the "bug" amongst the other bugs there :) 
    thanks gale!
  3. Funny, I loved the VW bug too. All the shots are great though. I have one of those Sigma 105s too, and I've really been enjoying it.
  4. LOL, wrong bug making an impression in the macro forum :D 

    you expat from South Africa Michael?
  5. No, but I'm xVW Bug. ;-)

    Please tell me, were the flower shots handheld, or with a tripod or monopod? I have the same lens and have a lot of trouble getting the part of the photo sharp that I want sharp.

    Although sometimes I get it right... check the "Black Flower" thread.
  6. lol, ex vw, aint we all :D 
    tripod (but only leaning on it with elbows) - I'm lazy - lol
  7. Mart61


    Dec 23, 2006
    Camberley, UK
    Superb shots!

    I'm still struggling to get shots this sharp with my Sigma 105. How'd ya do it?

  8. hi mart, thanks!
    just you normal usm being applied in pp - using a tripod helps for the blur too.
    hope that helps. rgds
  9. Hiya Kev - when did you get the 105?!

    I love mine (as you know) - It is also a cracking Portrait lens.

    Did you manual focus on the bug shots? Are these on a tripod?


  10. hello there paul!
    round about december or so :D 
    believe it or not, AUTO FOCUS!!!! - lol, light was good, lens was responsive, I was happy :)  Not camera mounted on tripod, but elbows leaning on it. That helps too.
    cheers paul
  11. These are all great Kevin...but #1 & #2 are spectacular !! :smile: :smile:
  12. wow! thank you mike!

    love that tagline of yours (closed mouth ... ) :D 
  13. Darn I thought my 105 was the sharpest around, super shots.
  14. lol, PP does that for you most everytime ;) 
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