Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2018/07/22

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Learning From Moose
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2018 14:38:58 -0500
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Thanks for the comments, Don.? I may try longer FLs again, but I'm 
enjoying the light weight of a 55mm.? Very compact on the top of my monopod.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA

On 7/22/2018 2:28 PM, Don Dory via LUG wrote:
> I have found them very useful.  Leica, Nikon, Canon, Minolta, and Olympus
> made/make them.  You do get more bang by going to longer focal lengths.
> Just the item to keep in your pocket if you need to get closer.
> On Sun, Jul 22, 2018, 1:38 PM Jim Nichols <jhnichols at> 
> wrote:
>> Learning from Moose's examples, I purchased an Olympus 2-element
>> close-up lens, though where Moose uses them with long lenses, I stay
>> light with more normal focal lengths and get up very close. Here are a
>> couple of samples of the results, and I am quite pleased with them.
>> Another Silver Sided Skipper, sipping from a Buddleia bloom:
>> And a busy Carpenter Bee, doing his thing in a Rose of Sharon bloom:
>> Comments and critiques welcomed and appreciated.
>> --
>> Jim Nichols
>> Tullahoma, TN USA
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