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by Joaquim F.
Sun Apr 17, 2011 3:34 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Euphorbia flower part
Replies: 3
Views: 1017

Euphorbia flower part

Hi, a 20x shot of a flower parts of a Euphorbia. Trying to get a rainbow colourful defosused processed background with the another flower part and a blue paper :) http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5012/5564570712_5e1d7f8e03_b.jpg Bigger image: http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5012/5564570712_00d36d9157_o...
by Joaquim F.
Sun Apr 17, 2011 3:18 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Magnifcation and infinity-corrected objectives.
Replies: 10
Views: 8159

When a dedicated Nikon tube lens or '2nd objective lens' Part # MXA20696 is positioned @ 200mm from sensor Remember that the Nikon tube lens is slightly "telephoto" so its actual location when focused to "infinity", will be less than 200mm from the sensor. A simple way to test that the tube lens is...
by Joaquim F.
Sun Jan 30, 2011 5:16 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Red Admiral egg on nettle
Replies: 11
Views: 3399

:shock: A beatiful find, the "bubbles" internal? texture and "cristal" crests are amazing.

greetings
by Joaquim F.
Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:54 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Rainforest insects
Replies: 4
Views: 1380

Another amazing set, excellent work.

greetings
by Joaquim F.
Mon Jan 24, 2011 4:05 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Melampsora sp.
Replies: 4
Views: 1506

dmillard wrote:Joaquim -

This is a superb image!

David
Thank you, I like this more that I put some time ago, it has less glare and DMap mode creates a very clean and realistic final image.

greetings
by Joaquim F.
Mon Jan 24, 2011 4:00 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Set Specimens
Replies: 8
Views: 2244

the flying hover fly looks very well, great idea!

regards
by Joaquim F.
Sat Jan 22, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Melampsora sp.
Replies: 4
Views: 1506

Lovely -- great detail all over! I believe the DCR-250 is 8 diopter = 125 mm focal length. So the overall magnification here is 10*(125/200) = 6.25X? --Rik Thank you Rik, magnification is roughly 6X, sometimes I change a little the distance between the raynox lens and sensor for best framing, the g...
by Joaquim F.
Sat Jan 22, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Mantis foreleg
Replies: 4
Views: 3290

Looks like a terrific weapons!
by Joaquim F.
Sat Jan 22, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Much Better!
Replies: 5
Views: 1261

I see a great improvement in picture quality, I think in post-processing are very important local contrast adjustments apart from the broader picture ones.
by Joaquim F.
Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:19 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Chrysophora chrysochlora (Shining Leaf Chafer Beetle)
Replies: 11
Views: 4008

morfa wrote:Beautiful images – I like the last one in particular! And thanks for the insight into the "pre-shooting" stage of the process.
I agree!

greetings
by Joaquim F.
Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:16 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Melampsora sp.
Replies: 4
Views: 1506

Melampsora sp.

Another pic of this rust on a poplar leaf. http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5208/5376104361_3ac5330327_b.jpg Bigger 50% image: http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5208/5376104361_b102225d5f_o.jpg Nikon D300 Nikon CFI 10X Raynox dcr-250 in PB-6 bellows as tube lens. Flash with plastic diffuser and a little ...
by Joaquim F.
Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Dicyrtomina ornata springtail
Replies: 3
Views: 1179

Very good shot, is stacked in PMax? the white "spikes" seems to give you some troubles with halos ;)

regards
by Joaquim F.
Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:58 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Fly portrait
Replies: 13
Views: 2062

:shock: :shock: :shock:
Amazing shot, I like very much the shoting angle.

regards
by Joaquim F.
Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:56 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Passion Flower
Replies: 3
Views: 1036

Beautiful and colorful composition!
regards
by Joaquim F.
Mon Jan 17, 2011 1:19 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Insect totem
Replies: 5
Views: 1313

Thanks for yours comments! :)

Cheers