Course includes teaching close-up macro photography of butterflies.

We have a Nikon D100 and a Sigma SD9, but because we lack a macro lens on the Nikon, I found the Sigma more appropriate. With no flash I was limited to natural light, which does have advantages.

Keeping in mind that images have to be JPEG down to fit on a web page, the quality of the Foveon technology in the Sigma SD9 is evident here

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First posted May 14, 2003.