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by GrayPlayer
Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Beginners Macro
Topic: Testing My Macro Adapter
Replies: 5
Views: 6017

Reverse lens adapters.

Inexpensive way to take macro images is reversing your lens onto camera. Adapter fits filter ring allowing macro imaging in manual mode only. Old lenses in good condition with adjustable f-stops give better control.
by GrayPlayer
Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Beginners Macro
Topic: Mounting Camera/Rail to Base
Replies: 11
Views: 5403

Anti vibration pads.

Anti vibration pads help to reduce vibrations. Shutter and curtain delays reduce vibrations also.
by GrayPlayer
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: macro setup not working
Replies: 33
Views: 6560

Am I wrong in stating that microscope objectives have a specified length necessary to achieve an image?
by GrayPlayer
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: What am I doing wrong?
Replies: 16
Views: 3762

If you use the setup in a horizontal configuration is the "jumping" still a problem?
by GrayPlayer
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Help with picture technique
Replies: 14
Views: 6572

Take a giant step backwards. Many images on this site are the results of hours and hours of concentrated work. I suffered from a similar fate, trying to capture a miniature world where I was a stranger. This is not a walk in the park shooting family. We delved into a world the size of a pin head or ...
by GrayPlayer
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Doing better with the Oly... and tripod.
Replies: 13
Views: 3850

Muito bom trabalho! Hope this comes out right. Congratulations!
by GrayPlayer
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Beginners Macro
Topic: Modify bellows to move body with a Stackshot
Replies: 5
Views: 4172

Wondering if a focus rail could be attached to the front of bellows. Purchasing a bellows and worried about the front hanging in thin air and having a tendency to bounce.
by GrayPlayer
Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Rusty threads...
Replies: 4
Views: 690

Penetrating oil, try tightening a smidgen then try to unscrew. Good luck.
by GrayPlayer
Wed May 23, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Undecided.
Replies: 1
Views: 1413

Undecided.

Which camera, Canon T7i, 70D or 77D. Appreciate any opinions, good bad or indifferent. How good are the "kit" lenses?
by GrayPlayer
Tue May 22, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Curious mind wants to know.
Replies: 1
Views: 923

Curious mind wants to know.

What was the condition of the weevil, alive, asleep, "adead" or somewhere in between.
by GrayPlayer
Tue May 15, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: How to mount square tube vertically?
Replies: 41
Views: 14252

One option for mounting square tube vertically, 4 90 degree angle irons, off setting bolts.
by GrayPlayer
Tue May 15, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: How to mount square tube vertically?
Replies: 41
Views: 14252

Have the Wemacro stand and is perfect for those just entering the hobby or semi-professionals. Good quality, construction and price.
by GrayPlayer
Thu May 10, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Erra - Portugal
Replies: 8
Views: 2211

Ticks in the US carry Lyme disease. Hopefully the disease will not migrate to your neck of the woods. Beautiful images and location.
by GrayPlayer
Thu May 10, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Beginners Macro
Topic: Grasshopper
Replies: 2
Views: 3955

When I view an image of this magnification wonder about the diameter of the hairs on this rascal!?
by GrayPlayer
Thu May 03, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Down the rabbit hole! -- Ammonite Tragophylloceras
Replies: 9
Views: 1489

I have come to the conclusion its not so much about making small things big as big things smaller. When I started my feeble attempts cranked the bellows out looking for the proverbial hair on a gnats......well you get the idea. Exploring everyday objects might not win me any plaudits but will be les...