Turn, Focus, Shoot, Great Egret - click to enlarge

Turn, Focus, Shoot, Great Egret

This article could also be titled ‘In Praise Of Sigma’, the lens manufacturer. Of all the lens we have, or tested, Sigma has always been the fastest at focus.

Turn, Focus, Shoot, Great Egret - click to enlarge
Turn, Focus, Shoot, Great Egret – click to enlarge

I caught this Egret fishing at the same moment I noticed he was there. There was movement and I turned and shot. The above was the first image in the series.

Turn, Focus, Shoot, Great Egret - click to enlarge
Turn, Focus, Shoot, Great Egret – click to enlarge

The bird was successful and caught a small fish.

Turn, Focus, Shoot, Great Egret - click to enlarge
Turn, Focus, Shoot, Great Egret – click to enlarge
Turn, Focus, Shoot, Great Egret - click to enlarge
Turn, Focus, Shoot, Great Egret – click to enlarge

The group here came out pretty good.

Turn, Focus, Shoot, Great Egret - click to enlarge
Turn, Focus, Shoot, Great Egret – click to enlarge

I do get more practice than most people but we have at least 4 different lens that could have been used for this and I’m sure Sigma is the only one that could do this.

 

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