Just as an experiment I tried the same sort of orchid shot that I'd been doing with the 100mm macro, with tmy usual 28-200 mm zoom lens set at 200mm. Result is:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3282/257 ... 028a_b.jpg
I am quite amazed at the performance of this very versatile lens!
Nexstar 11 GPS, 2 x Sky 90, M25C, MaximDL, Photshop CS3, Noel Carboni's Photoshop actions, 7 foot Pulsar fibreglass dome, Canon 40D, 100mm macro lens, 28-200mm zoom lens, 17-55mm f#2.8 zoom lens, 100-400mm zoom lens, 1.4x converter, 2x converter.