Search found 595 matches

by dmillard
Sun Jun 01, 2008 8:03 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: My current setup
Replies: 7
Views: 5755

I can see a digital micrometer read-out on the Newport (what's the travel and Model # of that piece?). The lab stand provides the option of angle adjustments and is attached to the Newport via a quick-release clamp as is the DSLR. Beautiful! Thanks Craig - I have bolted a Bogen #3232 Swivel-Tilt He...
by dmillard
Sun Jun 01, 2008 8:48 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Queen wing scales
Replies: 4
Views: 3079

Queen wing scales

Image

Wing scales of Queen Butterfly (Danaus gilippus) at 9X, 25mm Photar @ f/2.8, 35 frames stacked in Helicon Focus.
by dmillard
Sat May 31, 2008 7:56 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: My current setup
Replies: 7
Views: 5755

My current setup

http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/159_stackstuff2_2.jpg This is a quick picture of my horizontal set-up. I adapted the Olympus telescopic extension tube to a Nikon mount, and put a Minolta RMS cone on the front of it using reverse and standard T-mount adapters. The camera is mounted on ...
by dmillard
Thu May 22, 2008 6:09 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Only a seedling!
Replies: 7
Views: 4560

DaveW wrote:
The only abstract cactus flowers I have ever done was this one.

Image

DaveW
Very appetizing - it looks like a bowl of sherbet!
by dmillard
Thu May 22, 2008 5:22 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Long-legged fly (Dolichopodidae) @ 9X
Replies: 5
Views: 4225

Nice first stack! The lighting particularly stands out... I also like the idea of using a leaf found with the subject - I'd considered shooting various leaves sllghty oof and printing those for backdrops but this seems a much better/simpler idea! Would love to see a post over in the equipment form ...
by dmillard
Sun May 18, 2008 5:43 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Long-legged fly (Dolichopodidae) @ 9X
Replies: 5
Views: 4225

Long-legged fly (Dolichopodidae) @ 9X

http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/159_flyfacetoo_copy_1.jpg My first obligatory fly face - this needs some cleanup work in Photoshop, but there are other issues I still need to address (a little fill lighting from below, larger aperture, deeper stack, firmer worktable, etc.). The backgr...
by dmillard
Wed May 14, 2008 7:57 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Gulf Fritillary Egg
Replies: 6
Views: 4317

Hi dmillard, Vivitar 283 with fiber optics and modeling lights Could you expand upon this setup description? Just want to make sure I've got my head around it. Great image. Craig Thanks Craig - The light source is a slaved Vivitar 283, with the VP-1 Varipower control on a remote cord, mounted on a ...
by dmillard
Wed May 14, 2008 7:44 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Running Tufuse on Mac via Windows emulation?
Replies: 1
Views: 1405

Running Tufuse on Mac via Windows emulation?

Has anyone tried running TuFuse via a Windows emulator on a Mac?

Thanks -
David
by dmillard
Sun May 11, 2008 2:58 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Gulf Fritillary Egg
Replies: 6
Views: 4317

dmillard, welcome aboard! :D That's a lovely little egg. Are the colored bands due to a caterpillar developing inside, or do they just come like that? Hhmm... "40 mm Luminar"? I have a 16 mm Luminar, in an RMS thread mount. Is this one similar? --Rik Thank you. You are right, this one is close to h...
by dmillard
Sun May 11, 2008 1:50 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Gulf Fritillary Egg
Replies: 6
Views: 4317

Gulf Fritillary Egg

http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/159_egg3_1.jpg This is an image of an Agraulis vanillae egg on Passiflora incarnata that I took this afternoon. Although numerous flaws are apparent, I've been lurking too long without contribution . . . 40mm Luminar, Nikon D200 at 5.5X using a Vivitar ...