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by Cyclops
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Macros from a damp morning! - II
Replies: 8
Views: 2485

Re: Macros from a damp morning! - II

Excellent photos
by Cyclops
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Some lichens
Replies: 0
Views: 2337

Some lichens

Some lichen photos from the garden fence post. The grey ones turn bright green when the weather is wet. https://i89.servimg.com/u/f89/19/20/01/38/20201014.jpg https://i89.servimg.com/u/f89/19/20/01/38/20201015.jpg https://i89.servimg.com/u/f89/19/20/01/38/20201016.jpg https://i89.servimg.com/u/f89/1...
by Cyclops
Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: waiting for the sun
Replies: 1
Views: 1242

Re: waiting for the sun

Very nice!
by Cyclops
Thu Oct 22, 2020 3:05 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Long Legged Fly
Replies: 2
Views: 1576

Re: Long Legged Fly

Very nice!
by Cyclops
Thu Oct 22, 2020 3:04 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Indian Summer 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 4228

Re: Indian Summer 2020

Lovely photo
by Cyclops
Thu Oct 22, 2020 3:01 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: My daughter's hair
Replies: 28
Views: 9732

Re: My daughter's hair

Very impressive!
by Cyclops
Thu Oct 22, 2020 3:00 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Fly on a mushroom
Replies: 4
Views: 1713

Re: Fly on a mushroom

Nice shot!
by Cyclops
Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: A little nature at my workplace
Replies: 3
Views: 1704

Re: A little nature at my workplace

I was thinking Zygiella x-notata
by Cyclops
Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Macro mix!
Replies: 6
Views: 2183

Re: Macro mix!

Fantastic images!
by Cyclops
Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Enoplognatha ovata
Replies: 0
Views: 2122

Enoplognatha ovata

Found on one of my Aloes last night.
Pale form

Canon IXUS 265, macro mode

Image
Also on my photo blog

https://inventedeye.blogspot.com/2020/1 ... -aloe.html
by Cyclops
Sat Oct 10, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Found amongst the Goldenrod
Replies: 11
Views: 3296

Re: Found amongst the Goldenrod

Great shots!
by Cyclops
Sat Oct 10, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: jewel beetle
Replies: 1
Views: 1615

Re: jewel beetle

Nice beetle shot, very colourful.
by Cyclops
Sat Oct 10, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Beginners Macro
Topic: Macro gear for a beginner?
Replies: 6
Views: 3657

Re: Macro gear for a beginner?

If you get any old manual 50mm lens and a special ring called a reversing ring you can mount that lens on the camera in reverse for instant macro. The reason I say an old lens is you are able to control the aperture. On a modern lens the aperture is controlled only when it is attached to the camera....
by Cyclops
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Flash on the hotshoe
Replies: 5
Views: 2115

Flash on the hotshoe

For macro this is a big no no right? You have to get the flash on some kind of bracket and fit a diffuser. Yet there's a guy on Instagram shooting superb macro shots, and when I asked him what set up he uses he just said he uses hotshoe mounted flash! When I mentioned that the guys on a forum advoca...
by Cyclops
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Dung beetle
Replies: 6
Views: 2131

Re: Dung beetle

Very nice