I went back inside to get my tripod as the flower was moving in and out of focus with my not being able to hold the camera steady.
For the next shot a visitor arrived.
He moved into a better position. Thank you little fly.
I cropped the photo to see how it would turn out.
The next shot...
which I also cropped some.
I am quite pleased with the lens as it will open up a whole new world of photographic opportunities.
I just need to work at it, learn how to use it better and keep practicing so the lens can really shine.