Posted by Soph (Enghien, Belgium) on 5 August 2007 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Yesterday, we woke up very early to learn a bit more about our new lens, the Nikkor 105 vr. So we went to the "Maquis de St Marcoult" in Silly, 10 minutes far from our flat. It's a little forest with a big clearing, cutted tree trunks and big grasses where we can find a lot of bugs.

The conclusion is : I love that lens! and I'll get up early more often! I don't use the stabilizer because I find it harder. By the way, it's very very hard to take good photos because of the DoF. That lens can go till 2.8 but when I try to take a photo at 6.5 (or something around), it's just enough to have clear eyes! So I understand now why I often see macrophoto like if it was done by night. It's a big DoF (I sometimes went till 18!) and with the flash! The background is much darker and the bug is clear.

Anyway, no bug today. I don't know what's that plant, it looked like a barley ear and it was full of tiny dewdrops.

For some days, you'll see dew, flora et bugs, I hope you'll like it!

Nikon D50
1/60 second
ISO 200
157 mm (35mm equiv.)


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