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Kyle,
If thats a male he's in need of a man-zier :lol:
 
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Kyle,

Your getting better with that camera. Your really starting to really work those colors.

~Joe
 
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Very very nice.
do you use a tripod to get them that sharp? if so do you use a mini one or full size ??

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All my pics are taken handheld. Tripod is too hard to get setup and move around as the frogs move. I'm wroking on some better lighting and a new lens, but have had to poor some money into some other things. Hoping to get the lens soon, and we will see about the flash bracket.
 

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kyle, I may go for the canon myself, Can I get decent results with 18-55mm lens it comes with? (I mean taking nice close-up frog shots) Are you using the EF macro lense, I think 100?

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The kit lens will take ok macro shots, and is not bad with a close-up filter on it. I bought the 28-105 USM II and love it for a general all purpose lens. This lens is tough to take frog pics with without the close-up set though, as it can not focus as close.

I will note that if you have not had a DSLR before think long and hard about getting one. Not to say not to get one, just that they get expensive, with more lenses, flashes, lenses, etc etc... Did I say lenses.. :) I have not bought the 100mm macro yet, but plan to very soon. All of my recent ones are taken with the 28-105 USM II and a +4 close-up. To be honest my old Sony was easier to get a good shot of the frogs with, but I think the results out of this are getting better, and the DSLR clarity is unbeatable. It all depends on what you want. Do you want to spend a ton of money and carry a lot, or just take pics. I would recomend the Sony F717 which can be found now for about $500 if you don't want to drop a lot of cash. Just a thought, and check out http://www.dpreview.com for some great reviews of cameras.

Uncle Sal said:
kyle, I may go for the canon myself, Can I get decent results with 18-55mm lens it comes with? (I mean taking nice close-up frog shots) Are you using the EF macro lense, I think 100?

Sal
 
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