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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Trumpeter Swan
From: mark at (Mark Pope)
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2010 19:13:34 +0000
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you overcame the problem very well I think!
Are extension tubes available/usable with this lens help you get closer?

Best wishes


Mark Pope,
Swindon, Wilts

Picture a week (2010)
Picture a week (2009)

Doug Herr wrote:
> A pair of Trumpeter Swans have been visiting a pond in nearby Placer 
> County.  These birds are only the second recorded sighting of this species 
> in Placer county (the first was last spring at the same location).
> The most significant problem I faced in making these photos was the 180mm 
> f/2.8 APO-Elmarit-R's minimum focus distance.
> technical stuff: R8/DMR, 180mm f/2.8 APO-Elmarit-R, shoulder stock & 
> monopod.  All comments welcome.
> Doug Herr
> Birdman of Sacramento
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