macro experiments

Discussion in 'Macro' started by pdh, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    With the better weather upon us up here next to the Gulf Stream, and the proliferation of growing things (both fauna and flora), my intermittent interest in macro gets stoked up again ... so much so that I start hunting eBay for bargain micro-nikkors ... there are none (not bargains, anyway) ... in the meantime, I dug out the old 105/2.8 Auto-Takumar and a set of tubes ... in fact, I just bought some m43 tubes so I can use the Hexanons as well ... five minutes outside the back door produced these ... not the finest examples in the world, but I like them ... all handheld and uncropped, but very lightly toned and sharpened

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    E-P2, Asahi Auto-Takumar 105/2.8, f/5.6, 1/250s-1/1000s, ISO200
     
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  2. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    more macro experiments

    this time with a 35mm Summicron ... still handheld, and the wind was gusting ... anyway, what's interesting to me is pixel-peeping the dandelion head ... much CA in the Takumar shot, none really detectable in the Sumicron ... big difference in FL of course ... also with the Summicron, the focus distance is almost impossibly close ... but all fun ...

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    1/80s, f/11, ISO800

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    1/500s, f/16, ISO800

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    1/400s, f/11, ISO800
     
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  3. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    another day, another lens

    just the one tonight ... too much wind ... hexanon 50/1.7 this time ...

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    E-P2, KH 50/1.7, 1/320s, f/5.6ish, ISo200
     
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  4. the fly

    Shared these elsewhere, but they work well here as well.

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  5. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
  6. nice

    Very nice shot PDH. Like how the light shines through and on the flower.
     
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  7. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011