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by Eric F
Mon Feb 02, 2009 11:04 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Tech decisions for a newb
Replies: 44
Views: 8360

Tech decisions for a newb

Thanks Charles -- more good advice. I will give this test a try.

Eric
by Eric F
Sun Feb 01, 2009 3:07 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Nikon CF N 10/0.30 Plan Achromat. Phase vs BF version
Replies: 15
Views: 13062

Nikon CF N 10/0.30 Plan Achromat. Phase vs BF version

Ah, yes, now I see; amazing! Charles -- thanks very much for explaining that to me, as I was completely misinterpreting it (even thinking that perhaps the legends for the two shots had been switched...).

Eric
by Eric F
Sun Feb 01, 2009 8:45 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Nikon CF N 10/0.30 Plan Achromat. Phase vs BF version
Replies: 15
Views: 13062

Nikon CF N 10/0.30 Plan Achromat. Phase vs BF version

Thanks Charles. Your comparison of the CF N 10/.30 versions is very interesting. I am a little puzzled by the single image shots though... I think for a CF N 10/.30 I will wait for BF only. I do have several other objectives in this magnification -- including an Olympus 10/.30 S Plan (which I'm disa...
by Eric F
Sun Feb 01, 2009 8:32 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Tech decisions for a newb
Replies: 44
Views: 8360

Tech decisions for a newb

Thanks Charles; you've given me a complete and very informative answer. Anyway, the older I get, the more I learn how few complexities can be answered in simple yes or no/ black or white terms.... I haven't tried to work with any objectives on 'real' bellows yet. Rather, I am using the equivalent of...
by Eric F
Sat Jan 31, 2009 10:48 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Tech decisions for a newb
Replies: 44
Views: 8360

Tech decisions for a newb

Charles, I have been following your discussion with Alex with great interest (as with all of your discussions!). You mentioned that no Nikon CF Plan Achros were presently available on eBay -- but there was one: a Plan 10/0.30 DL, the phase version of the CF N 10x/.30, which has the same specificatio...
by Eric F
Thu Nov 13, 2008 11:09 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Ant, fly and spider
Replies: 8
Views: 1545

P-T,

Your fly is a species of Bactrocera, family Tephritidae. This is a large genus of fruit flies -- and many Bactrocera spp. are very serious pests of fruits.