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Odd ways of macro photography
« on: January 27, 2014, 06:32:58 AM »
This interesting post was published in Nikon Rumors, yesterday
http://nikonrumors.com/2014/01/26/odd-ways-of-macro-photography.aspx/#more-71000
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Re: Odd ways of macro photography
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2014, 08:30:44 AM »
This interesting post was published in Nikon Rumors, yesterday
http://nikonrumors.com/2014/01/26/odd-ways-of-macro-photography.aspx/#more-71000


Thanks, Dear  friend Rienzphotoz.,
Thanks for great link like this, that we can learn to use the same methods.
Have a great work week.
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Re: Odd ways of macro photography
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2014, 10:09:42 AM »
This interesting post was published in Nikon Rumors, yesterday
http://nikonrumors.com/2014/01/26/odd-ways-of-macro-photography.aspx/#more-71000

Thanks for the link, the water drop with the reverse lens look great ... however my own attempts before buying a "real" macro lens were less than mediocre, I learned that a) for this you want the lens to be as wide as possible, 50mm doesn't cut it and b) the iq of the 50/1.8 is not good enough. The best lens for this method probably is a old-school, sharp wide angle lens with manually lockable aperture.

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Re: Odd ways of macro photography
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2014, 01:29:28 PM »
No thanks for the link - it's no fun to see someone putting your "real" macro lens photos to shame with a setup like this :(.  Just kidding, of course, and thanks for sharing the interesting link and cool photos.
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Re: Odd ways of macro photography
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2014, 01:49:52 PM »
It's no fun to see someone putting your "real" macro lens photos to shame with a setup like this :(

Remember these are web-sized images, at least my reverse 50/1.8 shots immediately fell apart when zooming in, making the 100 non-L superior even though the reverse setup had a higher nominal magnification. And if you use a good wide angle lens that results in enough reverse sharpness you'll come into $$$ regions of a "real" macro lens, with proper af and all :-)

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Re: Odd ways of macro photography
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2014, 01:51:55 AM »
I learned that a) for this you want the lens to be as wide as possible, 50mm doesn't cut it and b) the iq of the 50/1.8 is not good enough. The best lens for this method probably is a old-school, sharp wide angle lens with manually lockable aperture.
Good to know ... thanks for sharing.
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