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by timmymac
Wed May 24, 2017 3:00 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Small beetle found in bowl of cantelope chunks
Replies: 1
Views: 618

Small beetle found in bowl of cantelope chunks

I found this little beetle at the bottom of a bowl of fruit... The red highlights on the black body are pretty.


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by timmymac
Mon May 22, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: U.S. $5 bill infrared watermark
Replies: 2
Views: 1143

Here's a shot I did about a month ago... I suspended the bill by the ends, lit the top with visible light, and shone a high power UV light at the underside of the bill. Not the greatest quality, but I was about a week into photomacrography. http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/6233_Five_dol...
by timmymac
Tue May 16, 2017 5:55 am
Forum: Community Members and Friends
Topic: With the help of this forum, my photos are getting better
Replies: 2
Views: 4126

Well, I meant to reply here, but my reply ended up as a new thread. Sigh... Danged computers!
by timmymac
Tue May 16, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: FS: Zeiss and Leitz infinity objectives 5/28 lowered price
Replies: 0
Views: 740

FS: Zeiss and Leitz infinity objectives 5/28 lowered price

I'm selling the following objectives, so that I can get Mitutoyo LWD or ELWD Plan APO objectives. 5/28: I ordered the Mitutoyo objectives today, so I no longer need these. 1. Leitz/Wetzlar HL 20X 0.30 DF model number 569189 Was: $100 Now: $75 2. Leitz/Wetzlar NPL Fluotar 50X 0.85 DF model 569197 Was...
by timmymac
Mon May 15, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Community Members and Friends
Topic: Short working distances, new (used) camera, and new stand
Replies: 1
Views: 3911

Short working distances, new (used) camera, and new stand

I'm *mostly* sure that the Zeiss objectives are fully corrected, and almost certain that the Leitz objectives would require a Leitz correcting tube lens. The short working distance for most of these objectives makes lighting of the subject difficult. Even the Zeiss 10x 0.30 Epiplan Neofluor (my lowe...
by timmymac
Wed May 03, 2017 5:43 am
Forum: Community Members and Friends
Topic: Disabilities and photography
Replies: 1
Views: 3863

Disabilities and photography

It's interesting how people who are passionate about a hobby will find ways to overcome their disabilities. The OP for a recent topic has glaucoma, someone else chimed in with a different eye issue (macular degeneration), and in another forum section was an individual who is bedridden. While these a...
by timmymac
Wed May 03, 2017 5:21 am
Forum: Community Members and Friends
Topic: With the help of this forum, my photos are getting better
Replies: 2
Views: 4126

With the help of this forum, my photos are getting better

I'm new to this photomacrography niche, and still learning. And the learning curve is very steep! Recently while cleaning out my garage, I found some Zeiss objectives from a decommissioned machine. Trying to use the 10x objective with my Panasonic GX8 m4/3 camera led me down the rabbit hole of focus...