My time is almost up with the Tamron 150-600mm G2 lens. I have really enjoyed having it and seeing what I could do with it. For one last time with it I took it to a new place today with lots of birds. Bird photography is perfect for this lens.
This is a wonderful place near Lara, which is near Geelong. It is run by Park Victoria and is free to go to. For more information click here.
There are lot of birds and Australian animals there. It is set up so you can wander around and take a look.
You are in there with the animals as there aren’t a lot fences. It is nice to be able to take photos without fences, glass or mesh in between you and the creature you want to photograph.
As you walk around you come across quite a few ponds where the birds are hanging around. In some places there were bird hides. It is quite well set up.
I don’t know how much the animals get to move around, but we did see someone giving some of the birds lots of attention.
We walked around a bit, but did not see all of it. My battery died and then I forgot to grab the spare. We decided to leave it there for the day.
I did take some photos of the animals, kangaroos and wallabies, but in the end it was the birds that fascinated me more. Maybe I am more of a bird photographer than I thought. Still I don’t really have a lens to do this kind of photography, and when the Tamron goes back, that will probably be it.
Tamron 150-300mm G2 lens
It has been good having it. It is quite a lens and with the 1.4x tele converter even better. You can so close with it. Getting some great photos of tawny frogmouths like this was wonderful. I think most people would be blown away and for a lens that retails for around $2000 in Australia it is quite a bargain.
My time with it is up, I hope you have enjoyed seeing what I have been able to do with it. Here are some more photos.