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      02-19-2013, 05:08 PM   #1
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Post some Macro Photography

One of the reasons why I love Macro so much is that you don't have travel very far. I have a deep respect for landscape photogs who have to not only travel long distances but get there at the right time and place.

Anyways, here are some of my explored shots on Flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/swnsng/...7626250579023/
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      02-20-2013, 08:49 PM   #2
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Nice work
I need to play with my macro more...
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      02-21-2013, 03:13 AM   #3
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I need to play with my macro more...
Thanks! Yes, you should. I always tell people if you think you have seen it all, get a Macro lens
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Thanks! Yes, you should. I always tell people if you think you have seen it all, get a Macro lens
Haha I like that
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Nice work- A few of mine


The Fight by PRotography EU, on Flickr


Caterpillar_legs hooks and nodules by PRotography EU, on Flickr


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      02-22-2013, 12:07 PM   #6
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The Fight by PRotography EU, on Flickr


Caterpillar_legs hooks and nodules by PRotography EU, on Flickr


Hugs by PRotography EU, on Flickr
Great idea with the mirror. Man caterpillars look so gnarly this close-up! Well done!
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      02-22-2013, 12:44 PM   #7
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Nice stuff; i've introduced myself into macro at the end of the summer; but running out of macro subjects during winter since they're all frozen. I really want to exploit the focus stacking method, but need some practice.

Traded my 105mm 2.8D for a 105mm 2.8G last november; which can be coupled with my 2X TC for a total focal of 210mm; cant wait to try this out next spring!
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      02-25-2013, 12:01 PM   #9
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I really appreciate SwnSng's creativity in avoiding the usual macro subjects. I'm afraid I usually end up doing the more conventional bug shots. I haven't shot much macro lately, but here's some happy bug-on-bug action from last year...

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Thanks! That's an amazing close-up shot! Looks beyond 1-1. Mpe-65mm or 100mm with extension tubes?
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Wow; thats insane.
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The world need more macro...




... And more beer!
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I haven't played with macro in awhile. These are some I shot in The Bahamas back in 2011


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PICT0052 by Nate4641, on Flickr


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Amazing shots!
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... And more beer!
Perfect! This is awesome. The tones are beautiful!
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Wow; love the reflections.

What lens did you use for this kind of magnification? Any special PP technique? Stacking?
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Wow; love the reflections.

What lens did you use for this kind of magnification? Any special PP technique? Stacking?
100mm 2.8L Macro. There is definitely post processing going on in this image...mostly messing with tones, dodge/burn and masked sharpening. No stacking though.

Oh it probably seems higher than 1:1 but it isnt. This was taken also on a Canon t2i which has a 1.6 cropped sensor, This is also about a 25% crop of the Original image.
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