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by stephenlewis
Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Newbie second attempt
Replies: 7
Views: 1004

ChrisR wrote:Very encouraging:).
Being picky, there is a fuzzy patch about 3/4 the way up each "horn". Any idea why?
Hi Chris.

I think that my starting point for focus wasn’t accurate enough, and the two out of focus areas are a result of operator error !
by stephenlewis
Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Newbie second attempt
Replies: 7
Views: 1004

Wow! Excellent work! Shiny beetles can be quite tricky. Why did you subdivide the images? How did you pick the dividing point? Once again, my complements! Keith Hi Keith After a lot of trial and error with my first effort I found that this method resulted in fewer artefacts. The split into three ag...
by stephenlewis
Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Newbie second attempt
Replies: 7
Views: 1004

Newbie second attempt

Hello everyone. Second attempt at this macro thingy! The photograph was taken using a Nikon D800, a Nikkor 50mm enlarging lens reverse mounted on a set of bellows, all mounted on a Wemacro rail. The subject was a Green and black horned beetle (Mystroceros rouyeri). The lighting was two flash units, ...
by stephenlewis
Sun Oct 22, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Problem uploading image
Replies: 2
Views: 2208

That sounds like what happens when a browser has no idea what the actual file type is. Does your file name end with ".jpg" ? If not, then try changing its name and repeating the upload. I would be interested to know how your image was generated. On my Mac, even if I rename a file so that it does no...
by stephenlewis
Sun Oct 22, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Newbie first attempt
Replies: 4
Views: 1585

Newbie first attempt

Hello there. As a new member here and someone who is new to macro photography I thought the members would be interested to see my first macro photograph. Well maybe not the first but certainly the first half decent one, and any advice would be welcome. It’s taken a little while to sort out various a...
by stephenlewis
Sun Oct 22, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Problem uploading image
Replies: 2
Views: 2208

Problem uploading image

Hello there

I'm having a problem uploading an image. When I press the button I get the message 'The datatype application/octet-stream is not supported.' I'm using an Apple Mac and Safari. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
by stephenlewis
Sun Oct 22, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Beginners Macro
Topic: New Member
Replies: 1
Views: 1890

New Member

Hello there. Although not a new visitor to this site, I have finally got round to subscribing. So I thought I’d introduce myself. I have visited a fair bit over the last few months and I have just produced what I think is my first half-decent macro photograph, mainly due to the advice, hints, and ti...