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    Posted: 18 May 2007 at 03:26
Here's my latest macro.



KM 100 2.8 macro, and a +4 diopeter lens.

And this is a crop for fine detail with the setup

 



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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 May 2007 at 22:07
Thanks Aarif and Maffe :)

Was out again today.. here are the mugshots sorry *bugshots*








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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 May 2007 at 11:34
Stunning pix in here... very nice to look at... GJ all

This is usually my favo objects but I haven't been doing any almost lately...

Well i got this one but it was when I was out for flowers...

7D 200/4 Macro handheld


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 May 2007 at 00:42
@Silver:
Nice harvest!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 May 2007 at 00:37
very very nice Silver
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 May 2007 at 21:20
From todays harvest :)



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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 May 2007 at 09:23

Top shooting Kanzlr. Wind certainly is the enemy of the handheld macro maniac.

The lens is tops too. Seems like my older 180 f5.6 started a proud tradition.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 May 2007 at 09:03
Hi there!

it's been a long time since my last post, but i was lurking around now and then. When I saw this thread i tought i post the results from my second outing with my newly aquired sigma 150mm macro. i use it with a D200, but as it is also available in Alpha mount i think these are of interest for you guys and girls too :)

unfortunately it was windy and rainy, but i still managed to snap a few pics when the wind slowed down a bit.

equipment used:
Nikon D200, Sigma 150mm f2.8 EX DG HSM Macro (what a name...), Sigma 1,4x EX DG TC, Manfrotto 190X Pro with 486RC2 ballhead (el cheapo head, avoid), SB-600 flash (the smaller one from nikon, comparable to the 3600HS) with remote TTL cord and a pocketbounce to enlarge the lightsource a bit. but i didn't use flash much. i also installed a katzeye splitscreen with prismatic collar and it helped a lot. my technique was to put the buggers eyes inside the collar and focus on them. unfortunately my 1,2x viewfinder enlargement thingy arrived a few days too late...well, next time.

the lens is superb, btw :)

now the pics...

i took more than 30 frames of this butterfly, because everytime i had everything set up, a little gust of wind moved the branch out of the frame...



the difference in color stems from a different angle of view (at least thats what i think...)



this one was approx 2cm in lenght and like me, was hiding from the rain under a bush :)



fly with chewing gum relaxing in the sun...



a hunting spider (afaik). pretty fast. fortunately, as it was a little chilly, the little monster sat in the sun and posed for me :)



notice the hair on the bug. in the 100% crop its almost only 1px wide.
bad luck that the little pollen tube got in the way



i spent almost an hour getting his eyes in focus because the wind moved the leave all the time, and our little friend was a bit nervous. none of the 50 or so frames i did came out as i had hoped, but this was one of the few where his head doesn't disappear in green blurry goo



well, thanks for watching, hope you like them!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 May 2007 at 00:53
Aarif I hope this was not a pretty thread.. lol
I shall try to find prettier creatures to photo :)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 May 2007 at 00:40
Originally posted by Silver Silver wrote:

Meet the slugs =)

Swedish Black Forest Slug


Well not the prettiest Swedish creatures I guess :)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 May 2007 at 00:13
Meet the slugs =)

Swedish Black Forest Slug


Spanish Forest Slug aka "Killer Slug"
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 May 2007 at 19:09
Not in quite the same league with most of you fine folks, but I'm trying...


7d; viv 100-3.5; 1/60@f22; 400iso; ob flash
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A bromeliad

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