Techtalk on Macro (Part1)
- ellis49 (2254)
- [2005-07-15 2:30]
Great macro, Gerhard.
Very good details, nice colours and well composed.
A great note too, which I agree with to 110%.
Excellent work, my friend.
- carper (8439)
- [2005-07-15 2:38]
very good photo Gerhard,
Good details in the shot, with a high pov and a fantastic dof. Zeer goede foto.
Over the note i think you miss something in it. You can also buy a camera with a good supermacro in it. Such as the fuji 7000 and the canon powershot pro 1, and ofcoarse there are a lot cheaper camera's on the market.
- JeanMichel (2864)
- [2005-07-15 3:32]
A real quality close-up and a comprehensive note about how to get there. I've got already some answers here :-). Very good move to post this combo here. No nits about the fly, it's a superb shot. Thanks for sharing.
Hi Gerhard, Very good quality macro. Is that a new lens you have? The details you have captured are incredible and the DOF has worked very well here. Excellent in image and note, thanks for posting.
- christophe (1781)
- [2005-07-15 3:50]
In a friendly way Christophe
- Kris (1818)
- [2005-07-15 4:16]
Fantastic macro shot Gerhard. Interesting object. Excellent capture with very good details.
Yes, I like it! Very well done.
- phlr (2821)
- [2005-07-15 4:34]
It fits 100% on National Geographic Magazine!
5* photo and favourite!
Better it's impossible!
Perfect details, sharpness and colors!
- dew77 (13270)
- [2005-07-15 4:54]
Wonderful close up.Lighting,POV,DOF,framing and composition are perfect.TFS...:-)
- Janice (18832)
- [2005-07-15 5:01]
Thanks Gerhard - you are a real help! I've ordered a Canon 100mm, and shall look at the extension tubes, once I manage to work out how to use the new lens!
Excellent macro of the fly. I would love to manage one like this, and maybe one day... The details are so sharp. Well done.
- sAner (4750)
- [2005-07-15 6:43]
Great picture and informative note. The details are very sharp and the exposure is spot on. This is a macroshot I would have liked to add to my portfolio. Ah, well ... I keep on trying. :) Well done & TFS!
- sandpiper2 (16757)
- [2005-07-15 7:50]
Fantastic shot Gerhard. Perfect sharpness and DOF and great POV
- puffy (1351)
- [2005-07-15 8:12]
Hi Gerhard, great shot again.. :) and the note is so helpful! I have place order for my Macro lens (Raynox MSN200) I think, it will come in around 3 weeks time, so it will be interesting to see how my photos will comes up with. :)
Excellent shot, great colours, detials and very well composed, I like the DOF too. :) I have to re-read your previous note... I was about to drawn.. hehehe (Since English is my fourth language)
Have a great weekend. :)
- chiliu (6526)
- [2005-07-15 8:30]
Crisp sharp, extremely clear, great colour.
Wow, this is really close, close-up Gerhard :-) Very nice details, perfect photo for this scale. About macro - there is another way to make superb macro pictures - device is called in Polish 'mieszek' [I don't know English equivalent], it is something between lens and cam body - look here - http://www.fotodura.pl/komis/pentacon_akcesoria.jpg - first from left side. With this hardware and proper lens one could reach 5:1 scale.
- Fisher (8915)
- [2005-07-15 10:03]
Uhmm, someone or you guys left out the Macro King of Trek N. :) :) :)
More in a momment.
Gerhard, what a shot, and well done on the composition and details. The tones are perfect. I can smell the vinegar, which makes me, throw up. LOL
O.k. those of you who have compacts can and will blow a DSLR out of the water with the one true lens discovered by me. LOL
It's called the MMLS as named by Gert. If you can find one or two, you'll be glad you did.
Just my two cents, Gerhard, LOL :) :) :)
- Comandante (1408)
- [2005-07-15 12:11]
Wonderful macro.Colors,lightin,clear details and composition are perfect.Thanks for sharing.
- liquidsunshine (5437)
- [2005-07-15 14:07]
Excellent shot Gerhard,
Well composed, good detail, colours and sharpness.
Nicely captured, Great POV, DOF and exposure. This is a perfect macro shot. The notes are fantastic.
Thanks for posting, have a great weekend
- optic (0)
- [2005-07-15 15:59]
Amazing macro i love it! great colours & razorsharp details, dof & pov are great.
- coasties (28054)
- [2005-07-15 16:42]
Many thanks for your intersting, informative and educational note. It is a great help. I have a Sigma 105mm but struggle with using it so it is usually left in the camera bag.
The macro of the fly is sensational. Awesome detail. Congrats!
- allans (163)
- [2005-07-15 16:49]
Good zoom.I Waiting the next part.Good lock!
Hi Gerhardt, thanks for this info on macro setups, it really has been most informative and helpful. Iv been working long hours lately to upgrade and expand my kit as I get a tremendous amount of enjoyment from my photography. I may go for the Sigma 150mm myself, its only limiting factor may be the max F22. IL have a look at some more reviews. Wide angle zoom will be first though. As for your macro capture, well what can I say. Its truly Awesome. Fantastic post, well done.
- sway (1276)
- [2005-07-15 20:45]
Great shot of this hairy fly.
Perfect focus and great macro work.
One day I'll get a macro untill then I'll just have to look at your posts.
- deud (2540)
- [2005-07-16 3:44]
great. very good example for your note! great work.
- TAZ (10926)
- [2005-07-16 3:56]
Wonderful and interesting shot for this superb fly ! Composition, POV, colors, DOF, details and sharpness are great !!! Congratulations Gerhard and thanks for sharing.
- marhowie (486)
- [2005-07-16 9:22]
Hello Gerhard, Superb details and sharpness. Great use of flash to fill and an excellent POV. Again I say, you are doing an excellent work here with this informative series in macro work..Very well done!
- Luc (14767)
- [2005-07-17 23:25]
Personal assessment of the photo: outstanding.
Very strong visual impact.
Aptness of the photo for the site: excellent.
Personal assessment of the note: complete.
Thank you very much for sharing.
Have a great week MF!
- bedford67 (438)
- [2005-07-18 11:42]
Impressive photograph! The details are absolutely fantastic. Thank you for the technical note.
Great macro shot, showing your control of the technic.
Lighting: excellent (I love the orientation and the softness)
Forcus: Dead on
DOF: More than sufficient (side view is a good choice, it can be evaluated on the surrounding floor)
Technical note: Very informative and accurate
Overall score: 6/5
TFS image and knowledge ;o)