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#81 bodaciousbonsai

 
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Posted 05 December 2011 - 00:55 AM

I have a Digitial Nikon d-80 with a sigma macro 150 mm 1:2:8

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Posted 05 December 2011 - 14:03 PM

Apart from my Canon Powershot 650 IS, I also use my Samsung Galaxy sII. :sun_bespectacled: (smartphone)

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Posted 05 December 2011 - 19:18 PM

Furiously saving up for a Canon EOS 60D to replace the 1000D I'm using at the moment! Not that I've taken many CP photos this year...

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Posted 01 January 2012 - 17:31 PM

Furiously saving up for a Canon EOS 60D


That's my wish. I can't afford it and saving up will take me ages since I'm only 13. :tongue:
I use Canon EOS 550D

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 20:41 PM

I use my HD phone : HTC Desire HD 8.1 MP (3264x2448) . Very good for me :) .

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 21:02 PM

I use Nikon D90 with very basic lens 18-105mm :negative: I was saving for a better lens but the CP hobby is stronger than the photography hobby so... :D

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 07:31 AM

Nikon D7000 with 'all purpose' AF-S DX 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G VR II lens. Posted Image

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 09:31 AM

That's my wish. I can't afford it and saving up will take me ages since I'm only 13. :tongue:
I use Canon EOS 550D


That's a great camera, especially at age 13!

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 14:01 PM

I Use a Fujifilm FinePix S2950 =D Got it last Christmas and I love it =D

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 19:39 PM

I just use a Canon PhotoShot SD960I IS, but I am saving up for (any) DSLR.

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 14:35 PM

Canon 60D + 100mm macro lens + extension tubes + 2 speedlite
Some examples:
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  • Loakesy, Deaphil and Welshy like this

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 21:16 PM

Dreamfalcon, they are stunning shots!!!!

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Posted 28 May 2013 - 15:49 PM

Just got myself one of these and looking forward to posting some shots soon!

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Posted 28 May 2013 - 18:47 PM

exactly what I have alexis!! great camera, for price

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 14:17 PM

Canon 550 D with Kit objective or Canon EF-S 60 mm macro.
The very most of my pictures are stacked with Helicon focus.

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 15:33 PM

I've got a Nikon D3000.
Even though it's hardly a pro camera, it's the most expensive (and by far the best) i've ever owned.
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I'm happy with the results i get doing outdoor and scenic photography, although i haven't really bothered with CP photography until i get an extension tube.
A macro lens is out of the question for my budget, so could anyone please tell me if these would do the job for close-up plant phtography.....
http://www.ebay.co.u...L-/221119941276
If not, what would be better ?

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Posted 12 April 2014 - 08:15 AM

@dreamfalcon - sorry for the late reply, but wow those shots are incredible!!

 

I either use my Nikon D5100 or the camera on my Sony Xperia SP to take photos. 

 

The Nikon has the highest resolution for the more crisper images, and of course the depth of field can be change to achieve those more professional looking shots (people compliment me on my photos, and while I appreciate their kind words, I still think that having a DSLR makes good photography a lot easier).

 

I use the Xperia when I don't have my Nikon on me, as well as when I want to take more vivid photos. 

 

The Nikon allows for shots like this:

 

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But I tend to find that the Xperia can sometimes catch light better, such as this photo of the afternoon sunset, comparing both cameras:

 

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 08:28 AM

Canon 6D and 24-70mm f4 L IS USM with macro function.
Its a really great combo for in situ pictures, as i can geotag thanks to Canon 6Ds GPS, and the 24-70mm lens lets me get some overview shots at 24mm and some closeups with the macrofunction at 70mm. It is quite challenging though, as its near impossible not to block the light at such a close focusing distance.
Looking forward to posting some great shots!
 



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Posted 03 May 2014 - 13:08 PM

Some of the tools I use for macro photography for my plants.
  • Smart phone Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus and Note 3.
  • Nikon D90
  • nikkor 85mm F3.5 lens
  • Nikkor 50mm f1.8 lens
  • Extenion hollow tubed
  • Raynox 3 snap-on magnification 6X, 12X and 24X lens
  • External flash SB900 w DIY diffuser
  • lense to reverse lense ring adapter
  • Intervalometer
  • External power source for Camera body
Camera body : Nikon D90
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External flash(preferred to have 1 any range but not too outdated for better control)
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Macro lenses : Nikkor 85mm f.35
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"Macro setup with no standard Macro lenses": Hollow tubes
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Camera with 1 hollow tube and 50mm lenses to achieve closed up photography/Macro and a DIY flash diffuser
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My Camera with a friend's tokina Macro lenses and external flash unit and my DIY Diffuser 
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Camera with a friend's Tokina macro lenses and DIY diffuser using only built in flash
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Camera with madly modified attempt but the purpose of this photo is show an example on the last lenses that is camera to hollow tube to macro lens to reversed mounted lens. With built in flash and external flash
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Camera on a sturdy Tripod using built in flash with diy diffuser and a intervelo meter 
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A discontinued set of magnified add on lenses to increase macro ratio, was lucky to bought a used set from a French on-line shop after someone from google+ notified me.
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And one of those best Macro photo I could achieved with some of the equipments combined together was this 2 cm Jumping spider's eyes. You could see my camera and the spider's legs in it's eyes. and some other subjects
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Edited by tish, 03 May 2014 - 13:10 PM.


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Posted 17 May 2014 - 16:13 PM

Recently bought myself a 10x macro lens, only £15 or so from amazon. The best shot I have taken (with this attached to my D5100) is:

 

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Edited by fnglazz, 17 May 2014 - 16:18 PM.