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03-15-2008, 07:03 AM   #1
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For macro photography, the Sigma 17-70 and Pentax 50/2.8...

...get high marks. See the following article from Outdoor Photographer:

Choosing Your Macro | Outdoorphotographer.com

I felt good, knowing that I actually have one of the 17-70s. Here are a few pics I took just this morning with it.

Heather


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03-15-2008, 12:26 PM   #2
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I agree Heather, the Sigma 17-70 is truly a great lens to have in ones kit. Very versatile.
Love it for Macro photography, only thing, I find, is that for some shots it requires getting VERY close to subjects.
I dont like to be on such intimitate terms with some insects, e.g. spiders
A great lens to leave on the camera most of the time, IMHO.
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