Monthly Archives: February 2010

Testing the new lens

I’ve been interested in getting a longer lens for a while (especially to get closer to wildlife). A few days ago I bought a Promaster 70-300mm F/4-5.6 macro lens. Since normal telephoto shooting is fairly straightforward, I was anxious to test the lens’ macro capability. The conservatory at Olbrich Gardens would be the perfect spot to do that.

new ficus leaves

I’m going to like being able to get in close, like the above shot of the very young and fuzzy ficus leaves.

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