Monday, 12 May 2014

A new lens.

I have been rather spoiled by my husband as he has bought me a new lens for the camera.  This lens will mean I don't have to keep changing lens and as such will be better when travelling.  It is a Sigma 18 - 250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS lens and had a good review on Amazon.  I had seen it advertised in a Forest and Bird magazine of my Dad's.  

I'm a bit disappointed the hood had a mark on it, but then I guess it is going to get marks on it through use anyway so I didn't bother worrying about sending it back for the sake of that.  I took a few quick experimental pictures this afternoon trying out its capabilities.

Laughing at this photo - looks like I caught Percy sticking his tongue out at the birds!

Rolling in something smelly!

Looking cute - something he is good at.

Now for a few flower shots.

First petunia to flower




Rose bud

Rose bud


Love the colour of this one!

Verdict so far, does what it says!  Looking forward to taking some bird photos tomorrow.


  1. Don't you just love getting a new toy to play with … your photos look fabulous … and Percy is indeed very, very cute.

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