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by Cornel
Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:44 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Black background
Replies: 3
Views: 1200

Black background

Hello everybody, I'm looking for some advice regarding obtaining a black background for a high magnification photo. I know, usually you want to obtain some kind of color there and that works fine by placing something colored behind the subject but what if I want to make it black. I'm mainly referrin...
by Cornel
Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:17 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Red Velvet Mite
Replies: 11
Views: 1373

Wow, the ant is in a convincingly life-like pose (well, it looks life-like to me). I'm trying to do this too (just started tackling it), but as you say "it's hard". Any tips you might share would be much appreciated. Thanks. Sometimes I try to glue/tape/immobilize the subject in a certain position ...
by Cornel
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Red Velvet Mite
Replies: 11
Views: 1373

It was a dead specimen and yes the hardest part is to get a lifelike pose. That was relatively easy, specimens with long thin legs are much more difficult, this ant was probably the hardest I've done. http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/6091_13131430_10201502813610438_4436406652958634378_o...
by Cornel
Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Red Velvet Mite
Replies: 11
Views: 1373

Beatsy wrote:Lovely! Looks like a tiny dot of a critter, what's the scale?
It's 4:1
by Cornel
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:53 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Red Velvet Mite
Replies: 11
Views: 1373

Red Velvet Mite

Cute furball

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by Cornel
Thu Feb 16, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Ladybug exposed
Replies: 9
Views: 1252

ChrisR wrote:Glue? What sort! :shock:
"glue them", more like tape or with small paper pieces cut in the right shape, even string, anything really :lol:
by Cornel
Wed Feb 15, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Help regarding microscope objective
Replies: 19
Views: 3309

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by Cornel
Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Help regarding microscope objective
Replies: 19
Views: 3309

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by Cornel
Thu Feb 09, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Help regarding microscope objective
Replies: 19
Views: 3309

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by Cornel
Wed Feb 08, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Help regarding microscope objective
Replies: 19
Views: 3309

Thank you for the answers. The lens is at infinity. I will try flash at second curtain, I thought at it then but couldn't find the setting in the menu, a google search shows that it's a button combination to activate it. I will post my findings. I would have like to find out if the lens is ok so I c...
by Cornel
Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Help regarding microscope objective
Replies: 19
Views: 3309

Help regarding microscope objective

Help regarding microscope objective