Tag Archives: Telephoto lens


Another look at D. triton

Earlier this month while I was in the Devonian Botanical Garden I intersected with an school field-trip class and Shelley Ryan-Hovind. They had captured a fishing spider and I had the opportunity to photograph it while it […]

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Shadow Lurker

  Crab spiders (Misumena vatia) are common in the garden, so I they offer the opportunity to experiment. Here is a caterpillar’s viewpoint, under a windflower. (20 May, 2011. Canon 5D Mk II,  Tamron Telephoto SP AF […]

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Why the Long Lens?

As I show in my workshops, macro lenses come in all shapes and sizes. One of my favourites is the long Tamron 180mm, a super-sharp lens that can give amazing results (but see this article […]

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