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Country Garden, taken with 6D II, 70-200 2.8 'L' & 36mm extension..
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Old 29-07-2021, 03:25 PM
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Nice job Bob[I'm a poet and didn't know it]. Good extension tubes that
connect properly with the electronics, and don't introduce any tilt, are a very useful tool to have in your bag.
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Old 29-07-2021, 03:47 PM
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Nice job Bob[I'm a poet and didn't know it]. Good extension tubes that
connect properly with the electronics, and don't introduce any tilt, are a very useful tool to have in your bag.
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Thnx Ray, the extensions are branded 'Kenko' with the electronic connectors, 12mm, 20mm & 36mm, can stack them aswell but havent found it well useful yet, the 70-200 gives plenty of variability and its really sharp when nail the focus.
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Old 29-07-2021, 04:17 PM
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You just found the 36 useful. I have a pair of Kenko screw on lens, one
0.5x widefield, and a 2x tele. Both are pretty good for daytime work, but
useless for night work, as the CA is dreadful.
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Old 29-07-2021, 06:03 PM
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Lovely images Bob
The 70-200 2.8L has always been known to be a excellent lens ... and it shows.

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Old 29-07-2021, 07:34 PM
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You just found the 36 useful. I have a pair of Kenko screw on lens, one
0.5x widefield, and a 2x tele. Both are pretty good for daytime work, but
useless for night work, as the CA is dreadful.
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I see, yeah night will test any lens thats for sure.
I also use the 20 at times, but the 12 rarely if at all. I meant not useful in 'Stacking' them, say the 20mm with the 36, you end up hitting the subject with the glass

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Lovely images Bob
The 70-200 2.8L has always been known to be a excellent lens ... and it shows.

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Thnx JA, It is top glass, a Legendary Lens, I got the non IS version, saved near a grand, guess some need the stabilization, maybe when i'm older and shaky
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Love the Hoverfly in flight shot, not an easy subject, excellent capture.

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I've got some great hand held pin sharp lunar shots with my 250mm I.S.

Dennis, you have to remember that it was hovering
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Wait till you use the Kenko extension tubes with a macro lens...
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Love the Hoverfly in flight shot, not an easy subject, excellent capture.

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Cheers & thnx Dennis, yeah that worked well, speshly the fly being exact same distance as the flower center pollen heads, rare as hens teeth

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Dennis, you have to remember that it was hovering
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Well, there is that, Ray but mate, I can afford a $80 tripod

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