With me it just does not work... either my sister's 28-200mm lens is actually more defective than I wanted to believe, or I just cannot hold 1/10 or 1/20 seconds with the lens fully extended, or it is just not good enough to photograph through the window, or whatever, but my attempts to photograph the birds in our garden all came out as bloopers At first I had even set the white balance to "tungsten", but that could be corrected somewhat, while the blurriness can not... 1. 2. These are crops from a larger frame, and this is the absolute closest I can get to them. How do others do it to get crystal clear, brilliantly sharp very close close-ups of birds? :scratch: And the rest for you to laugh: 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.