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Thoughts on macro experiments

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by AK47J, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. AK47J

    AK47J TalkEmount Veteran

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    Haven't done much macro stuff in the past. Trying to get better at it

    1 macro of your own eyeball is difficult
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    2
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    3 Bowser the bearded dragon
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    4
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    5 Tyrael
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    6
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    7 Gears (these were difficult)
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    8
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    9 finger prints
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    10
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  2. pworden

    pworden TalkEmount Veteran

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    Love the dragon! My daughter has "Jambi"; looks the same! Looks like your off to a good start!
     
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  3. AK47J

    AK47J TalkEmount Veteran

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    Thank you. The pics of Bowser turned out pretty good. At full size the detail is very clear and crisp
     
  4. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

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    Dave
    Not sure a purist would call them Macro, but still pretty close and fairly good.
     
  5. markoneswift

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    Kind of what I was thinking - good close-ups, but are they 'macros'....not sure. Keep up the good work though :)
     
  6. markoneswift

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  7. AK47J

    AK47J TalkEmount Veteran

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    Ok, I'll stop calling those shots "macros" :p
     
  8. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    It is confusing, and this is the clearest explanation I have found.

    "True macro lenses offer a magnification factor of 1.0x or 1:1 at its closest focus setting. Fit one of these lenses to a DSLR like the Canon EOS 60D, and a standard UK postage stamp will fill the whole frame."
    http://www.digitalcameraworld.com/2...ro-lens-magnification-minimum-focus-distance/

    Lens makers started labeling lenses, (of which I have two), as "Macro."

    Still I think you have some nice shots, what ever we call them.
     
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  9. Poki

    Poki TalkEmount Hall of Famer

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    Austria
    Simple definition: Macro is life size or bigger (1+:1), i.e. 1mm in reality fills 1mm on the sensor or more.
     
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  10. AK47J

    AK47J TalkEmount Veteran

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    Cool, thanks guys. Just because you use the "macro" setting and take a really close shot doesn't make it a macro photo.
     
  11. markoneswift

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  12. pworden

    pworden TalkEmount Veteran

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    Very nice!


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  13. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Agreed
     
  14. Yves Gajardo

    Yves Gajardo TalkEmount Veteran

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