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Talking Excitment building

After looking at macro for ages I've sorted finances just in time to discover that my local LCE (Colchester) has a Sigma 150 in.

They're holdng it for so I can leave the office early and pick it up on my home this afternoon.

So, once I've learn't how to drive it, I can contribute to the ongoing theme of bug pornographay which seems to be permiating this forum these days.

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After looking at macro for ages I've sorted finances just in time to discover that my local LCE (Colchester) has a Sigma 150 in.
That's right, rub it in

I'm waiting for a forum member to get back to me as he was/is selling one here. It's been over 2 weeks now and nothing heard

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Re: Excitment building

Nice one, Hec, I'm not really envious!

Looking forward to seeing some pics from it.
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I'm waiting for a forum member to get back to me as he was/is selling one here. It's been over 2 weeks now and nothing heard

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Steve LCE Winchester had one last week phone them
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They haven't got one, thanks anyway

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After looking at macro for ages I've sorted finances just in time to discover that my local LCE (Colchester) has a Sigma 150 in.

They're holdng it for so I can leave the office early and pick it up on my home this afternoon.

So, once I've learn't how to drive it, I can contribute to the ongoing theme of bug pornographay which seems to be permiating this forum these days.

Hec
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Re: Excitment building

Yeh - got it.

Thanks LCE Colchester. Dave in the shop said he did not think there was much call for Oly stuff and therefore nearly did not take the lens in. I told him Sigma 150's were as rare as hens teeth and he then said he should have asked more!

Great guy and I informed him of this forum so he may be more willing to get 4/3 stuff in now. I got a Sigma 150 - 400 from him last summer to take on safari which was superb.

Now to join the ranks of the bug porn merchants.

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Yeh - got it.

Thanks LCE Colchester ... bug porn merchants.

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Um! Hec Pardon me for asking BUT ... um did you buy this lens for Bug Porn only
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I thought that was the principal use for macro lenses
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I thought that was the principal use for macro lenses
I like to use my 50m 1:2 MACRO for flow blooms - as well as Bug PORN
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Re: Excitment building

In all seriousness I have a list of things I want to try including flower shots which I seem to be taking a lot of these days. I have some other ideas which, if they work, I'll post.

In the meantime however back to trying out this bug porn thing

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... I have some other ideas which, if they work, I'll post.

In the meantime however back to trying out this bug porn thing

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Looking forward to your posting "the other ideas" !

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