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by Cyclops
Sat Oct 10, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Found amongst the Goldenrod
Replies: 10
Views: 851

Re: Found amongst the Goldenrod

Great shots!
by Cyclops
Sat Oct 10, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: jewel beetle
Replies: 1
Views: 201

Re: jewel beetle

Nice beetle shot, very colourful.
by Cyclops
Sat Oct 10, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Beginners Macro
Topic: Macro gear for a beginner?
Replies: 5
Views: 1150

Re: Macro gear for a beginner?

If you get any old manual 50mm lens and a special ring called a reversing ring you can mount that lens on the camera in reverse for instant macro. The reason I say an old lens is you are able to control the aperture. On a modern lens the aperture is controlled only when it is attached to the camera....
by Cyclops
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Flash on the hotshoe
Replies: 2
Views: 202

Flash on the hotshoe

For macro this is a big no no right? You have to get the flash on some kind of bracket and fit a diffuser. Yet there's a guy on Instagram shooting superb macro shots, and when I asked him what set up he uses he just said he uses hotshoe mounted flash! When I mentioned that the guys on a forum advoca...
by Cyclops
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Dung beetle
Replies: 6
Views: 383

Re: Dung beetle

Very nice
by Cyclops
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Metellina segmentata
Replies: 6
Views: 371

Re: Metellina segmentata

Very nice, I've yet to find one of these.
by Cyclops
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Neriene montana
Replies: 0
Views: 112

Neriene montana

Taken while on a nighttime garden safari, with my phone .
Its an unusually large member of the Money Spider family (Linyphiidae) and is a new find for me.

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by Cyclops
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: Community Members and Friends
Topic: Show your faces!
Replies: 71
Views: 77868

Re: Show your faces!

Wearing my funky Dali mask
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by Cyclops
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Rotifers - New Article Posted
Replies: 1
Views: 658

Very interesting article!
by Cyclops
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: fly
Replies: 3
Views: 726

Excellent image!
by Cyclops
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: leaf
Replies: 2
Views: 678

Beautiful!
by Cyclops
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Spider portrait 10x
Replies: 2
Views: 1137

Fantastic image!
by Cyclops
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Unwanted movement when focussing
Replies: 0
Views: 990

Unwanted movement when focussing

My Apex scope which I bought secondhand a few years ago is an improvement on my previous scope, but it has an issue which I can't seem to resolve. When focussing the images moves around at certain positions of the focus wheel. And when moving the stage the focus moves. Same when raising or lowering ...
by Cyclops
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Spider portrait
Replies: 5
Views: 1458

Excellent!
by Cyclops
Sun Mar 15, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Muffin Shell
Replies: 0
Views: 1154

Muffin Shell

Rysotta ovum shell.
Taken indoors under domestic lighting, angled to give shadow definition.

Canon IXUS compact, hand held

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