A few macros with a helios 44


EwanBellamy

Link Posted 09/02/2011 - 09:33
A few macro shots taken with a helios 44 adapted to fit pentax cameras.
The last one is heavily cropped, but apart from that I think they are sooc.

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i-Berg

Link Posted 09/02/2011 - 09:51
I like the moss (No 2) best.
http://www.pbase.com/iberg

womble

Link Posted 09/02/2011 - 09:56
The moss shows the distinctive Russian swirly bokeh which in the wrong type of photograph can be distracting but in the right type adds something to the image. The moss is definitely in the "right type" category. Very nice images all, but I agree with i-berg that the moss one is very pleasing.

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Kris Lockyear
It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera… they are made with the eye, heart and head. Henri Cartier-Bresson
Lots of film bodies, a couple of digital ones, too many lenses (mainly older glass) and a Horseman LE 5x4.

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Algernon

Link Posted 09/02/2011 - 10:26
Excellent shots from a very good lens which can match the best from f/5.6 onwards. It also has a unique bokeh. You might be interested in this TEST
Half Man... Half Pentax ... Half Cucumber

Pentax K-1 + K-5 and some other stuff

Algi
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