Several times a year, I visit our local refuge. It is a resting point for many of our feathered friends. Some traveling 1000s of miles, making this their only stop between Brazil and the Antarctic. On one visit last year I witnessed over 40 different species of birds. Then last month after a visit to the Sandy Hook Lighthouse, I learned of the harbor Seal migration through the area, making Sandy Hook their home for the winter months.
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The other evening I stopped at a camera shop, inquired and played around with several different lens, a Phoenix 100 - 400mm, a Tamron 200 - 500mm, and the Sigma 150 - 500mm. I am most interested in the Sigma as it is an auto focus lens, compatible with my camera, a must for my aging eyes. This lens, unfortunately, is out of my current price range. The good news is the shop will rent it, for a day, for several days or for a week or more. Renting may be the way to go.
I am posting images taken from the same distance, I zoomed in at different mm to see the difference. While these are far from wonderful photos, I thought you might be interested in seeing them for comparison.