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Bees in Thistle
Lens: Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 Camera: K-7 Photo Location: Melton, Victoria 
Posted By: Bruce Clark, 12-27-2012, 10:50 PM

Spent some time today down the thistle patch. Used new Sigma 70-300mm f2.8 APO HSM with a 2x converter which allowed me to stand off a bit, keeping clear of the thistles and bees.

1. Landing on a promising flower.




2 Lets have a look in here.




3 Nope, too crowded.


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Great closeup with a long lens Bruce, beautiful flower.
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Great closeup with a long lens Bruce, beautiful flower.
Thanks Bob. Text should have read 70-200mm lens. Still it was good to keep some distance from the spikes and the bees too. I am really starting to like this lens, even with the 2x converter it produces some really crisp images.
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Very well done considering the lens you used was not a Macro.

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