real macro shots

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by VPT, Dec 21, 2005.

  1. I would appreciate any comments on these pictures.





  2. Rob


    Jul 28, 2005
    Truro, Cornwall, UK
    Outstanding Vinh, especially 2 & 4. What camera, lighting lens etc please?
  3. Yes indeedy - these are wonderful! Would like to know what you used. Assume tripod but what lens? Thanks.
  4. How do you get so close without them flying off? Incredible DOF for the magnification.

  5. Hi Vinh, I like the second one the best, some of the others have dark undersides and shadows a second flash would fill that in nicely.

  6. Thanks for all your comments. I used D100 with 55mm f/2.8 micro attached TC-16A, TC-14B, and PK-13. All of them were hand held as I've never used tripod for macro photography.
  7. Just move the camera slowly, don't scare them They will stay a few seconds enough for you take a pic.
  8. Here is a pic of the combination.


    This was taken with 55mm itself.

    The magnification is about 4.5x with this combination.
  9. Very nice pictures. I've used a similar combination with my Sigma 70-200 and a few teleconvertors and extension tubes.

    I couldn't handhold it though - very impressive

    Have a great Christmas - close ups of Turkeys, Mince Pies..........
  10. patrickh


    May 4, 2005
    Thousand Oaks
    Amazing Vinh
  11. Rob


    Jul 28, 2005
    Truro, Cornwall, UK
    Amazing Vinh, many thanks for th einformation and the photographs of your setup.
    One last you have any nerves.? There is no identifiable camera shake!:biggrin:
  12. Hi Vinh!

    Very nice pics indeed! You have very interesting combo there!!!

    Merry Christmas!!!
  13. The pictures in your original post are not showing up...

    Cool lens combo though!
  14. all red X except the set up shots
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