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by Lothar-Gutjahr
Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: 10 GOOD REASONS FOR YOU TO QUIT OF MACROPHOTOGRAPHY IN 2017
Replies: 25
Views: 8149

Hi Mike, i moved in the meantime and also finished the UFOMI to be used as a bare instrument of joy. I have given away 7 little black ones and a huge box with materials of typical basic microscopic background. I have donated my whole machinepark to a young girl - toolmaker. New plans are: doing some...
by Lothar-Gutjahr
Thu Nov 26, 2015 10:49 am
Forum: Community Members and Friends
Topic: Show your faces!
Replies: 71
Views: 78108

Sorry, did you get lost in space landing here in "show your faces ?

LG²
by Lothar-Gutjahr
Tue Nov 03, 2015 2:19 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: queen common wasp
Replies: 18
Views: 2816

Hi Iain, thank you for your explanation. Your wilderness manual stacking is something entirely different, thann we Lou and me are talking and thinking about. I would even say it is a combination from stacking and stitching.The alignment process while stacking is for my understanding sort of automate...
by Lothar-Gutjahr
Mon Nov 02, 2015 8:29 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: queen common wasp
Replies: 18
Views: 2816

Yes Lou, one has to try it and every reliable method found, will win as the users personal best. In my thoughts i was watchin you turning that good old focusring. To move a little in 4 or 5 secconds may be one of the rising problems ? The speedsetting for that focusmotor wouldd be a nice and helpful...
by Lothar-Gutjahr
Mon Nov 02, 2015 3:24 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: queen common wasp
Replies: 18
Views: 2816

Hi Lou, Rather than leaning into the subject while taking videos, as Lothar suggests, it would actually be better to try to keep the lens front stationary and change focus while videoing. That might be a route to nice stacks of live (but temporarily stationary) subjects. I am eager to try this! ____...
by Lothar-Gutjahr
Sun Nov 01, 2015 12:26 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: queen common wasp
Replies: 18
Views: 2816

Hi Iain, let me guess, my idea to do it is slowly bending the Mono or tripod toward the object while taking a video and stack those frames. But anyway would it be interesting to hear from Iain how it was taken. My question: was the wasp alive. Its hard to believe, to have no movement of that body fo...
by Lothar-Gutjahr
Tue Oct 27, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: Community Members and Friends
Topic: My portfolio
Replies: 6
Views: 4659

Hi Sami, i love that foto of your horse flye. http://insectphotoart.com/images/SamiKarjalainen-fig37.jpg Great this patterns on here sun glasses, grin. I spend many hours in Greece to get a hold of one or the other horse fly. The largest one had only a verry nice Green in here eyes, when litt by the...
by Lothar-Gutjahr
Mon Aug 24, 2015 11:15 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Photo of Ploum
Replies: 205
Views: 101385

Hi Ploum, folloing your setup or idea, i modified my so called Ufomi to carry a total length of 70 cm tubing and bellows as a foto unit and tryed Nikor 50 reverse. To get less Magnification i used for the first time my Zeiss Luminar 100. Both lenses show a good behavior and i will try to find a litt...
by Lothar-Gutjahr
Thu Aug 13, 2015 2:03 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Photo of Ploum
Replies: 205
Views: 101385

Hi Ploum, CHAPEAU ! I must say you show us the best mineralphotos i have ever seen. My question : are you using so called Micro mounts ? Beside the objects will be rather rare, i have the possibility to run motorized with smallest steps of 0,2µm, this technic you show looks promising and i will prob...
by Lothar-Gutjahr
Sun Jul 26, 2015 2:13 am
Forum: Community Members and Friends
Topic: Greetings and self-describing
Replies: 5
Views: 3094

Hi Alexandros ? Al--ex, or Alexandra ? welcome on board. to make it short, here my phonenumber in Germany. I have a flatrate to Greece and will be glad to help you in technical questions 0049 8666 2288014 .A short call and i can call you back. prefered times for calls at your time: 8:00 to 11:00 pm ...
by Lothar-Gutjahr
Wed Jul 08, 2015 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Possible scam ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1971

To me the question rises, would such a company us a freeware from HongKong as salesbucket? What is there reason to do such strange things? Just collecting addresses?

Greetings Lothar
by Lothar-Gutjahr
Mon Jun 15, 2015 11:17 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: World mix: Ecuador/Borneo/Madagascar
Replies: 7
Views: 1203

Hi Paul, thank you for that link! I imediately found my self thinking of "stealth equipment" while looking at the Thyrolida. Using zerene in the wild, i think at your mantis examples, i would ask you to try an experiment. If one of your cams has videooption, you could place it on a tripod and focus ...
by Lothar-Gutjahr
Mon Jun 15, 2015 2:43 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: World mix: Ecuador/Borneo/Madagascar
Replies: 7
Views: 1203

Thank you Paul,

great shots ! The strange spider in foto Nr.2 ? Do you accidently have a foto to show the whole animal ? Hence i have never have seen such a specy, it would be great.

Greetings Lothar
by Lothar-Gutjahr
Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:43 am
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Sold: my Mitutoyo 50x against your 20x
Replies: 2
Views: 1116

Hi Lothar, the lens makes me curious but i dont have the Lens you want to trade for. So i could offer you insted two lenses with long working distance in 16x and 8x with unscrewable cover to have non or 2mm coverglas. This may probably be used for inverted mode on glas type petri dishes ? Disadvanta...
by Lothar-Gutjahr
Sat May 30, 2015 1:52 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Water striders on the James River
Replies: 3
Views: 695

Hi Bill,

great shots congratulations !

@Chris,

why not a modified Canon as "riverboat" with remote control and vision ? insted sitting in there. :lol:

nice weekend to all!

Lothar