Breaking the ice

Photo Information
Swan carves a path through the frozen south. Location: Kelsey Park, Beckenham. Lens: Sigma 150-500mm f5-6.3.
15/01/2012 - 21:32simonarron
CategoryWildlife / Nature
Shutter Speed1/400
Focal Length340mm


Link Posted 15/01/2012 - 22:27
Lovely shot, I like the reflection, it amazes me they dont loose there legs landing on weak ice.
How long have you had the lens, how do you like it?
I have just about mastered mine enough to get photos worthy of this site.
Regards David


Link Posted 16/01/2012 - 08:12
Hi David

Thanks for the kind words. I purchased the 150-500 last August, when SRS had them on offer for 599. I haven't really experimented with any of the buttons, other than the occasional need to flick between AF and manual focus. For the money, I think it provides a decent cocktail of versatility and image quality - and others have obtained far better results than mine from the same lens.

The main downside? It isn't always easy to sneak it onto EasyJet flights as hand luggage, but I usually manage to conceal it beneath a jacket...


Link Posted 17/01/2012 - 16:45
Great shot detail is sharp to say the least mirror reflection wonderful shot... Nice glass
All the best

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