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by Joaquim F.
Thu May 26, 2011 2:05 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: First run with Nikon CFI 10X
Replies: 23
Views: 5784

Is a excellent first result, maybe a darker background and a more neutral slices can improve the contrast and the visibility of purple-green fringes normally is minor in Pmax.

greetings
by Joaquim F.
Tue May 24, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Bug Calligraphy
Replies: 12
Views: 1720

You've got a great sense of relief in this picture, and I was wondering if you can get only with the lighting you comment. Sometimes I try to give the final image a bit high-pass or "clarity" filter of CameraRaw but it is difficult to get good results, without an artificial appearance in the final i...
by Joaquim F.
Mon May 23, 2011 2:41 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Bug Calligraphy
Replies: 12
Views: 1720

I'm interesed in the "local contrast" enhacement of the image, is a post process after the stack is ready or is a part of the processing of individual slices?
I'm trying different processing configurations in Cameraraw and is always difficult to get a good balance.

greetings
by Joaquim F.
Sun May 22, 2011 2:42 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Bug Calligraphy
Replies: 12
Views: 1720

Great work with that metallic colors and leave textures!
greetings
by Joaquim F.
Sun May 22, 2011 2:35 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Does anyone know a doctor for mental health issues?
Replies: 18
Views: 2389

I normally use 0.01mm steps with the same camera and optics and work fine with no bands. Is the graduation of a standard micrometric stage and greatly convenient! (use the nonius scale is not easy for me) :)

greetings
by Joaquim F.
Wed May 18, 2011 6:13 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Euphorbia flower part
Replies: 3
Views: 1017

Perel wrote:Nice work. I love the colors in the backgrand, really nice. what is this small white thing on the right part of the plant?

Regards
As lauriek say, probably a pollen grain, may be Pinus sp. lots of that white spots floating around and "contaminating" macro shots here!
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by Joaquim F.
Tue May 17, 2011 3:14 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Thrips and Sweet William
Replies: 7
Views: 1469

The insect looks very good with that technique... but the pollen grain is really fantastic!

greetings
by Joaquim F.
Tue May 17, 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Heliophanus tribulosus portrait
Replies: 4
Views: 1078

Heliophanus tribulosus portrait

A studio stack of this jumping spider. http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5304/5670521195_5462b5ac33_b.jpg Bigger: http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5304/5670521195_ef9ae90068_o.jpg Trying to make "nice" eye reflections... :) Nikon D300 Nikkor 200/4 AI Nikon CFI 10X/0.25 Manfrotto tripod and Newport stage ...
by Joaquim F.
Thu Apr 21, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Parasited metallic bee series (New 100X shot added)
Replies: 17
Views: 5569

Impressive series Javier, my favourite is the 25X with your new 20X lens, congrats! :)

grretings
by Joaquim F.
Mon Apr 18, 2011 4:03 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Rhynchophorus ferrugineus with JML 21mm
Replies: 7
Views: 2756

A beautiful work Javier!
Specially the green-yellow background is very pleasant and make me remember palm leaves.

greetings
by Joaquim F.
Mon Apr 18, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: ANTS - it must be Spring; 2nd image added
Replies: 6
Views: 1150

Very good shot, i never get a decent stack from a ant, very small and very actives! some advice?... thanks!

greetings
by Joaquim F.
Mon Apr 18, 2011 3:48 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Ants tending their larvae
Replies: 0
Views: 425

Ants tending their larvae

I was surprised by lifting a stone...

Image

Nikon D300
Micro-Nikkor 60/2.8 AF D @ f/22 1:1
Flash in iTTL mode with lumiquest mini diffuser from side (mixed with sun ligth).

Greetings
by Joaquim F.
Sun Apr 17, 2011 3:58 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Newly emerged Platystomatidae
Replies: 15
Views: 2238

Beautiful and very interesting series!
greetings
by Joaquim F.
Sun Apr 17, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Orange flowers
Replies: 3
Views: 1293

Good series, shows clearly the lack of unwanted glares with this flash, pure white petals and new leaves are very challenging subjects for flash!

Greetings (saludos)
by Joaquim F.
Sun Apr 17, 2011 3:40 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: The Bratcam gets a Mitutoyo tube lens
Replies: 17
Views: 43272

An impressive assembly, with parts of the highest level and with the appearance of being stable as a rock! thanks for sharing.
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