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11-19-2012 03:41 PM
SMB http://www.bhphotovideo.com/indepth/...gMacroLens2012

Here is a good list of available macro lenses.
11-18-2012 02:44 AM
Patriot
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Originally Posted by mechtec View Post
Back when I had a saltwater tank, this picture was in the sump, through the plexiglass (had alittle problem lol!) canon macro lens

What is that? Looks cool or like alien life that NASA would find.
11-18-2012 12:24 AM
mechtec Back when I had a saltwater tank, this picture was in the sump, through the plexiglass (had alittle problem lol!) canon macro lens

11-17-2012 10:32 PM
SMB psalm, Very hard to work with moving subjects. Difficult to focus. This shot took about an hour of trial and error. It is an UW image taken with a Nikon D2xs, Lens Baby in an Aquatica housing.
11-17-2012 06:25 PM
psalm18.2 How's it do with fish?
11-17-2012 05:53 PM
SMB This was taken with a Lens Baby and +6 diopter.
Just another way to do close ups.
11-16-2012 11:10 AM
Patriot
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Originally Posted by Revonok View Post
Phenomenal photos! I just ordered my first macro lense kit, very excited.
Can't wait to see what you take with them.


I will try to go out tomorrow and get some more pictures from the park if the weather is good.
11-15-2012 03:04 PM
Revonok Phenomenal photos! I just ordered my first macro lense kit, very excited.
11-15-2012 12:12 PM
Patriot Thank you for the link.
11-15-2012 02:12 AM
SMB Here is a short article that covers just what you were asking in the original post:
http://www.outdoorphotographer.com/h...NewsNov_111412
11-14-2012 08:45 PM
150EH Thanks, I think 2 & 4 were taken with an Olympus E3 and a 50mm f2, and 1,3, & 5 with an Olympus E510 and the same lens.
11-14-2012 02:35 PM
SMB Back to flowers.
This is another Lotus shot with a Nikon 70-200mm lens, +3 diopter and 20mm extension tube, available light on a tripod.
(When I look at the enlarged image it is not as sharp, looses something on importing.)

Nice Dragon fly!
11-14-2012 02:28 PM
SMB I think Kenko has a very good set and they are the ones I have used for several years. 12, 20, and 36mm for around $200. They are pretty rugged and you may be able to find a used set.
This is a 105mm Macro lens shot with just a bit of fill flash. Did not get the light on the head and the background a little to busy.
11-14-2012 01:10 PM
Patriot I heard that Kenko was some of the best extension tubes but they are really expensive. Are there any like them for a lower price?
11-14-2012 11:46 AM
Patriot
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Everyone, those are great shots and my favorite is from SMB with the bee flying to the flower, nice job.









Those are some amazing photos there!! Number 2 and 4 are by far my favorite with 4 taking the cake. May I ask what did you use?
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