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A few snapshots

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great shots! thanks for sharing

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Very nice!

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Niice.
I have a Vivitar 2 x Macro Converter from my film camera’s (Nikon)
That combined with my 28-85 IF ED lens gave me some great Macro shots too.

They have beautiful glass in there.

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These are outstanding. Thanks for sharing!

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Those are neat. Did you do any editing?

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Nice pics again. I love the mantis picture, you do not get them over here.

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Thanks guys ..
Editing = Photoscape / resized to 1280 – quality 90% (?) , minor colour correction to correct for flash ( Flash tends to wash out the colours )

 Always remember , the easiest thing in the world to do , is to expel hot air from your lungs and through some vocal chords ..
The resulting sound may , or may not be worth listening too ….

 

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How far away from the subjects were you when taking these?

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Pete7874 wrote:
How far away from the subjects were you when taking these?

About 10cm with the 90mm lens

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I think i’m most impressed w/the depth of field…

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sedstar wrote:
I think i’m most impressed w/the depth of field…

Really have to run those high F stops , for this lens F22 is as high as it will go ( or as small as the aperture will go ) .

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old4570 wrote:
sedstar wrote:
I think i’m most impressed w/the depth of field…

Really have to run those high F stops , for this lens F22 is as high as it will go ( or as small as the aperture will go ) .


Most lenses become a bit soft when used at max (either high or low) aperture. Yours appears to be tack sharp.
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Pete7874 wrote:
old4570 wrote:
sedstar wrote:
I think i’m most impressed w/the depth of field…

Really have to run those high F stops , for this lens F22 is as high as it will go ( or as small as the aperture will go ) .


Most lenses become a bit soft when used at max (either high or low) aperture. Yours appears to be tack sharp.
Trade off’s … The secret (for me) is light , as God said = Let there be light . Light helps to freeze an image , it also helps to bring out details . So if you use enough light , it helps to offset the softening from the high F stop . But the cost is washing out the colour . So depending on the background and the subject , there can be a huge amount of flash burn to correct / or attempt to correct .

In the Bee photo you may be able to see a lot off colour has been washed away by the flash .

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Here is a photo I took about an hour ago ..

 Always remember , the easiest thing in the world to do , is to expel hot air from your lungs and through some vocal chords ..
The resulting sound may , or may not be worth listening too ….

 

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Amazing photos. Thumbs Up