Saturday, 12 April 2008

Oops (Warning, photography bore!)

I went in to Jessops, a photography retailer, yesterday to buy a circular polariser for my camera.

Seems I also managed to walk out with a Sigma 50mm DG Macro lens.

I really don't know how that happened.

13 comments:

  1. Not a bore! NOT!!! There's this whole infinite world right in front of us. Thank you for sharing some of its beauty.

    Patience

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  2. Wow, how ever it happened, we'll all reap the benefits. Great captures.

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  3. Oh nice one! That really is the only way to shop! The "it leapt into my basket I had no choice" is hazard we all try really hard (lol) to avoid but we are powerless against such force.

    It's happened to me a few times recently with Cadbury Creme Eggs. Obviously no where near as much fun as a macro lens but the same principle!

    You will love your macro, a whole new world opens up. You'll take pictures of things you'd previously thought mundane and find that any old household object becomes a thing of beauty and intrigue.

    Enjoy!

    Looking forward to seeing more.

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  4. What kind of camera are you using? I think it is VERY interesting - I am in the market for a macro lens.

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  5. I do the same thing at the grocery store all the time. I go in for a carton of milk and come home with ten bags. (Although I don't think the ten bags hit my wallet as hard as a new lens would.)

    Now if only I could get the salami I didn't want to give me awesome macro photos like this...

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  6. oh criminey!... I don't even want to know how that happened. I just want it to happen to me.

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  7. Beckie, I use a Nikon D70 dSLR.

    I think I'm going to have some fun with this lens! I've been thinking about it for a while and it was just there!

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  8. those are incredible - well done!

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  9. Wow, awesome photos! I'm glad that poor, lonely little macro lens had to be adopted and come home with you. Those photos are beautiful.

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  10. Oh how exciting!!!!!!!! :)

    So, did you get a polarizer too?

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  11. Them flippin' lenses, they will just jump into your basket!

    Welcome to the world of the macro! :)

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