Excerpt: come mid feburary I'm going to go up the North Fork river. Snowshoe the edge, looking for black stoneflies. They will be hatching in the rivers edge and crawling up on the snow. I'll find one, lay my camera w/105mm macro w/ extension tube on a small canvas and wait.
Excerpt: Yes, the lens is heavy. Unless you have a physical limit that interferes it shouldn't be a problem, though. To me it just feels like the piece of quality workmanship that it is. You'll find smaller/lighter lenses and they may be nearly as good. Nearly.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Rugged, Strong Construction