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Extreme Macro

RobL
Posted 18/05/2016 - 12:36 Link
Just came across this which may be of interest: http://extreme-macro.co.uk/extremist/what-digital-camera-interview/
The writer manages the Extreme Macro site so it is interesting to see his choice of equipment: http://extreme-macro.co.uk/
Edited by RobL: 18/05/2016 - 12:42
McGregNi
Posted 18/05/2016 - 12:46 Link
That's Johan ('Nass') a member of some of the Pentax forums ... Our very own Pentax macro expert.
My Guides to the Pentax Digital Camera Flash Lighting System : Download here from the PentaxForums Homepage Article .... link
Pentax K7 with BG-4 Grip / Samyang 14mm f2.8 ED AS IF UMC / DA18-55mm f3.5-5.6 AL WR / SMC A28mm f2.8 / D FA 28-105mm / SMC F35-70 f3.5-4.5 / SMC A50mm f1.7 / Tamron AF70-300mm f4-5.6 Di LD macro / SMC M75-150mm f4.0 / Tamron Adaptall (CT-135) 135mm f2.8 / Asahi Takumar-A 2X tele-converter / Pentax AF-540FGZ (I & II) Flashes / Cactus RF60/X Flashes & V6/V6II Transceiver
OldTaffy
Posted 20/05/2016 - 13:08 Link
An interesting and informative article. It showed me that my ideas on focus stacking were dreadfully ignorant. I have only tried it a couple of times - once on a fascinating small wasp nest - but my results were awful. I must learn how to do it properly .
A few of my photographs in flickr.
Lizars 1910 "Challenge" quarter-plate camera; and some more recent stuff.
davidwozhere
Posted 21/05/2016 - 01:48 Link
There is very little left out of that site - recommended reading even if you are NOT a macro nut
Both the *istDS and the K5 are incurably addicted to old glass

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