The 85PC strikes again (no pun intended): GP Opera Three!

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by Ming Thein, Dec 26, 2005.

  1. Shot with D2HS, Kenko extension rings, 85PC, SB800 and SB600x2 - Enjoy! :)

    Ming


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  2. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    Wow, those are really fantastic photos Ming...
     
  3. Great lighting. Do you use diffusers?

    I also love these watches. Amazing metalwork on such a small scale.

    Love the music player, or whatever we see here.
     
  4. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Really great photography Ming.

    Way to go
     
  5. Beezle, yep, I do use a diffuser - homemade softbox with several movable layers of opaque perspex. Unlike Operas 1 and 2, this one is a minature music box, as you correctly pointed out (the other two are carillons.)

    Ming
     
  6. PixelPete

    PixelPete Guest

    Ming,those are outstanding shots!
     
  7. Absolutely amazing. You really are doing justice to the 85mm PC! Congratulations! Please post more image...:eek:
     
  8. Don't worry, more to come. I was given nine watches to do...

    Ming
     
  9. Excellent work Ming. The clarity, focus and detail is really amazing. Very nice.
     
  10. Johntu

    Johntu

    539
    Jul 4, 2005
    Fremont, CA
    Awesome shots, very sharp and good DOF

    Regards,
     
  11. Wow from me also, well done.

    Martin
     
  12. You have great models there i bet it makes the photographing easier. :biggrin:

    Just fantastic work and keep them coming for sure.
     
  13. Scotty_R

    Scotty_R

    370
    Jan 1, 2006
    Virginia
    Very impressive images, Ming. Your website was a real pleasure to view. I will look forward to seeing the other 9 watches.
     
  14. cknight

    cknight

    663
    May 2, 2005
    Madison, AL
    I really like your watch shots Ming. The watches are nice too.

    Have you thought about getting some extension rings and using your new 500 to shoot your watches:biggrin: ?
     
  15. Heh, thanks guys! :biggrin:

    Okay, you'd better stop before my head explodes :tongue:

    Chris, to get the 500 to 1:1, I'd need half a meter of extension tubes (!)

    Ming
     
  16. Jill

    Jill Guest

    That is wonderful, thank you for sharing.
     
  17. Thanks!

    Ming
     
  18. NJDJ

    NJDJ

    469
    Apr 15, 2006
    Great shots. Very nice website!!!
     
  19. Nice work Ming!

    Does the watch play the music as an alarm clock, or just music on demand? How many tune does it have (I think there were two listed/etched there - Mozart and Tchaikovsky)? What about the classic Music Box Dancer?

    Certainly a fine piece of craftsmanship, and macro work to match! Must be great to be able to work with gems like these.

    Regards,
    Jonathan
     
  20. The watch plays either tune on demand, or every hour on the hour. One of those babies is worth half a million USD.

    Ming
     
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