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by rolsen
Sat Apr 11, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Hedgehog exo-parasites
Replies: 16
Views: 3101

I have not enough words, these are just awesome :shock:
by rolsen
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: PNW mushrooms
Replies: 15
Views: 2985

Amanita muscaria, aka fly agaric, is a poisonous mushroom. It has been used as a drug and as a part of some shamanistic seremonies etc. Apparently it gives some nice hallucinations..

Don't eat it.
by rolsen
Wed Mar 04, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: green weevil 2x - 80x
Replies: 9
Views: 2147

Impressive detail and also the whole weevil is beautiful.
by rolsen
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Interesting swarf
Replies: 1
Views: 1100

Woodworking surely gives some interesting shooting opportunities! Sometimes I shoot hand plane shavings myself.
by rolsen
Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: 300mm tube lens?
Replies: 34
Views: 3913

I think Canon FDN 300/4 has 78,5mm front threads, at least regarding this conversation thread:
https://www.photo.net/discuss/threads/f ... 0-4.72841/

Apparently one must machine custom adapters :(
by rolsen
Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Beard Hair
Replies: 0
Views: 1168

Beard Hair

Long time since last post, 'cause I've been busy learning woodworking skills. This is my beard hair @10x mag. These are quite difficult to get in right position, and then the lightning requires some testing too. I used pingpong ball diffuser that was put straight around the objective. https://live.s...
by rolsen
Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Scales
Replies: 8
Views: 1831

Nice one!
by rolsen
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Zhongyi (Mitakon) Super Macro Lens (1 - 5x)
Replies: 264
Views: 39507

That's an honorable thing to do!
by rolsen
Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: scales of the urania ripheus
Replies: 37
Views: 10197

This is one of the best scale images I have seen!
by rolsen
Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: flower chafer
Replies: 10
Views: 3143

These are awesome pics!
by rolsen
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: IKEA JANSJO lamps discontinued
Replies: 12
Views: 1808

That sucks. Our national site has the USB- and clamp models listed, the one with stand has disappeared. I have two unused and two used from the same lot, luckily.
by rolsen
Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Canon M6 Mark II. Looks interesting (on paper)
Replies: 25
Views: 2115

From the camera's User Manual. While Canon does not explicitly say that the e-shutter is fully electronic, the "without a shutter sound" part clearly indicates that shutter is silent/fully electronic. Thanks Macrero, I really, really hope Canon is now providing fully electronic shutter for us. Look...
by rolsen
Fri Oct 18, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Canon M6 Mark II. Looks interesting (on paper)
Replies: 25
Views: 2115

Where did you find information about fully electronic shutter?
by rolsen
Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Bugslabber and macOS Catalina
Replies: 5
Views: 2860

Bugslabber and macOS Catalina

Seems that Catalina doesn't support Bugslabber. Is there any working software to replace it? Does anyone know if the Bugslabber is going to be updated to 64bit version?
by rolsen
Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Stomorphina sp.
Replies: 7
Views: 2357

Very nice.