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by Toby
Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Fly, dewy morning
Replies: 5
Views: 2004

Thanks, added advantage early mornings have is there is usually less wind.
by Toby
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Administrator's Appreciation Gallery...Macro and Close-up Images
Topic: Cuckoo's at Sunrise
Replies: 15
Views: 13414

lovely captures, i've seen the odd sleeping bee like this but they don't seem so common in the UK
by Toby
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Lace bugs! Everyone should look for these
Replies: 3
Views: 1954

nice captures, only ever seen a couple I found by accident but hopefully find more with your tips.
by Toby
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Fly, dewy morning
Replies: 5
Views: 2004

Fly, dewy morning

using Olympus focus bracketing via tripod
Image2019-04-13- fly on dewy grass by tobyjug5, on Flickr
Image2019-04-13-fly, morning dew by tobyjug5, on Flickr
by Toby
Thu Mar 10, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: MD7
Replies: 10
Views: 1717

focus looks a bit off on the caterpillar but like the rest especially No2.
by Toby
Thu Mar 10, 2011 5:35 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Alien caterpillar?
Replies: 3
Views: 1089

shape is similar to those Monkey Slug caterpillars.
by Toby
Wed Mar 09, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Scorpion flies
Replies: 13
Views: 2043

nice light quality, quite a common fly in my area of SW London.
by Toby
Tue Mar 08, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Stacking Software
Replies: 10
Views: 3834

if you have a Mac you will probably have to use Helicon.
by Toby
Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:19 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Canon 20mm and 30mm FD bellows lenses
Replies: 15
Views: 14389

Chris, I remember that comparison. And Enricco also had a less than stellar result with the 35/2.8. But I have the Canon, JML, Oly 20 and 38. Never did a comparison test, but my 35/2.8 looks nothing like the one Paul or Enricco tried. Maybe that is a caution in itself... if there is in fact such a ...
by Toby
Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Canon 20mm and 30mm FD bellows lenses
Replies: 15
Views: 14389

great work there, are you mounting the 35mm on a bellows? Having an MP-E65 I don't think the 35mm would be as useful as the 20mm to extend my range but I take your point about its max aperture. Toby, I don't have the 20/3.5 but do have the 35/2.8 Here are a few postings that were taken with the 35/2...
by Toby
Sun Mar 06, 2011 4:15 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Canon 20mm and 30mm FD bellows lenses
Replies: 15
Views: 14389

Canon 20mm and 30mm FD bellows lenses

anyone have links to shots taken with these lenses in the digital age? Most shooters seem to use microscope objectives on bellows but wondering if these dedicated lenses are any good, especially the higher mag 20mm.
by Toby
Sat Feb 19, 2011 2:46 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: More experimenting with the Raynox 250
Replies: 1
Views: 778

you couldn't have chosen a much harder subject!
by Toby
Sat Feb 19, 2011 2:20 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Do Ants 'Talk' to Beetles?
Replies: 15
Views: 2648

fun series, very sharp and excellent lighting.
by Toby
Sat Feb 12, 2011 2:19 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Green Leaf Beetle
Replies: 7
Views: 1485

lovely composition; are you using a Raynox close up lens with your FZ50, be interested to see your flash set up too as you have some top notch images on your website?
by Toby
Sat Feb 05, 2011 6:27 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Hello from Southern Spain
Replies: 4
Views: 1053

welcome to forum, good place to retire for a macro buff, no mantids here, nice shot.