Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Day 177 - A New Lens

 
 
 
 

Today was the last day with the macro lens I rented last week. This flower was the last photo I took this morning with it. When I returned the macro lens I picked up the 70-200 mm lens. OMGosh is that lens heavy or what? I headed to the waterfall with the kids, the new lens and the tripod. The pictures looked good in the camera, but not so good in the computer. I guess I have a lot of getting used to...



7 comments:

  1. I like the pictures Olga, the picture of you and the kids is great. And Yes I have the Nikon 70-200 and it is super heavy,. I weighed it and my camera on my kitchen scale and the combination of the two was close to 12 pounds!

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  2. I think the waterfall shots look good too. It would be nice to have a local place to rent from. Where I live my options are an hour drive to place that has limited selection and high prices or rent from on online place that ships the lens to you.

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    1. Thank you, Matt. I agree. Just for the shipping is $15.00. I only need to drive about 15-20 min to get there. The people who own the business run it from their home and use a Park and Ride parking lot to deliver and pick up the lenses. The business name is Try and Buy. I want try a wide angle lens next.....

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  3. These are all great Olga! Yes, I recently brought home the 70-200mm and it is a beast but I find the more I use the less I notice the weight! I don't think my muscles are stronger but I think my fear of it has lessened ... I know it's mine and I'm not afraid to lug it around! LOL!

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  4. I love all of these and I LOVE how often you're in front of the camera!!!

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  5. By the way I've heard great things about borrowlenses.com!

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