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by acerola
Mon Nov 17, 2008 5:55 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Tree frog and tick
Replies: 8
Views: 1564

The frog pictures were taken with a 100mm Canon macro lens. The tick was taken with a 18-55mm kit lens reversed.
Thank you all!
by acerola
Fri Nov 14, 2008 5:49 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Tree frog and tick
Replies: 8
Views: 1564

Harold: Next time I will not give a clue what is it. :)
Thanks
by acerola
Tue Nov 11, 2008 2:34 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Anther of Hibiscus
Replies: 8
Views: 6250

Wow, I did not see such a pollen before. Nice capture.
by acerola
Tue Nov 11, 2008 2:21 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Tree frog and tick
Replies: 8
Views: 1564

Tree frog and tick

I did not post a picture for a while. In fact I did not even photographed. I made a little trip last week and I managed to take some pictures. There are European tree frog on the first two picture. It began to change to fall colors. And there is a tick close up on the last one. http://www.photomacro...
by acerola
Mon Oct 06, 2008 4:32 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: March Fly (Bibionidae)
Replies: 5
Views: 1579

Wow, I like the eye shot very much. It somehow a little bit different from some of the other pictures it is almost touchable.
by acerola
Fri Sep 26, 2008 6:01 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Centipede (Sharper pics added)
Replies: 14
Views: 2965

Nice contrasting colors. The second one is much better. It is very good in fact.
by acerola
Mon Sep 15, 2008 3:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Panasonics Radical Design Micro 4/3 At Photokina
Replies: 32
Views: 4646

I like the idea of the new Panasonic body. If the viewfinder is really good and the AF is fast then it could grow something very comfortable product line. Think about the zoomed in AF point during manual focusing in the viewfinder for example. And I think the compact cameras has more accurate exposu...
by acerola
Fri Sep 12, 2008 9:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Panasonics Radical Design Micro 4/3 At Photokina
Replies: 32
Views: 4646

Interesting.
by acerola
Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:28 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Another Ant from Costa Rica
Replies: 4
Views: 1992

It reminds me also to a trap jaw ant, as you identified. We don't have it in Europe I only read about them. It keeps its mandibles open when hunting and can snap its mandible with a very fast movement. In fact it has the fastest bite on the earth. The closing of the mandibles are triggered with the ...
by acerola
Fri Sep 12, 2008 2:07 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Grasshopper, 3D
Replies: 1
Views: 1509

Wow, another depth map. You can clearly see the limitation of it. It is also clearly show that Helicon Focus does not choose pixels for the background from the last picture. It always bothered me.
Perfect picture anyway.
by acerola
Wed Sep 10, 2008 8:48 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: LED illumination
Replies: 23
Views: 9134

I also think about LED lighting. Now I use a Fenix LED Torch on a Flash bracket. It is only one LED and I need at least one more. This Flexible hose is promising.
I just googled a similar solution with it.

http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-Sq ... s-improved./
by acerola
Tue Sep 09, 2008 2:16 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Costa Rican leafcutter Ant
Replies: 9
Views: 3382

One of the most interesting ant species. Good picture.
by acerola
Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:19 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Nikon D70 vs D2Xs
Replies: 22
Views: 6585

g4lab wrote:Anybody guess why the top one shows so much more chromatic disturbance than the bottom one?
Do NikonUser used the same aperture settings for the two set of images? Different apertures can result different CA.
by acerola
Thu Sep 04, 2008 7:15 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Mosquito stack
Replies: 11
Views: 3145

Here is the tip of the sucker. It is like the tip of the syringe, but more sophisticated.
by acerola
Wed Sep 03, 2008 3:24 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Red Flour Beetle
Replies: 7
Views: 3858

Wow, I like the shape of the head and eyes. Good work.