It turns out using a macro lens is different than using other lenses. Getting the lens to focus exactly where you want it to focus is not entirely straightforward, especially because this lens doubles as a 120 mm portrait lens.
Sometimes, it doesn’t seem to know whether it wants to focus close or long. It can be surprisingly stubborn about changing.
As you can tell, I’ve been practicing. I think I’ve almost got it.
While we are on the subject of flowers, check out Cee’s Dahlias on her “flower of the day” post.