So why do I say it’s too close? Well, at this magnification, the depth of field is really too small to get much in the way of usable shots with moving subjects (e.g. flowers, under the influence of a gentle breeze). With patience (and a tiny bit of something akin to a spray-and-pray-type approach to […]
The mamiya/sekor 50mm is a wonderful lens, and it’s great for just about any macro situation, what with its excellent sharpness, luscious bokeh, and general ease of use. But I wanted to try something different for a bit… Enter the Nikkor 24mm f/2.8, a wonderful lens in its own right, quite a nice angle of […]
I ran short on shooting time this week due to a schedule change at work and duties around the new house (and general laziness), and so went back into the Aperture library to see what I could see… In a project titled 75-150 Reversed – Random,” I found two pics—this one, and another that will […]
D7000. mamiya/sekor 50mm f/2. ISO100, 1/250th, f/4, -2EV (not sure if that matters or not…), pop-up flash in manual mode at 1/80th. Last week was very busy… Hana, her sons, and I moved into her lovely house, and you all know what fun moving is (actually, it’s very fun for me, if a bit tiring). I did […]
D7000. Vivitar 70-210mm f/3.5, in close focus mode. Not really a macro shot, but shot in macro mode, so… Also, back to Lightroom 5 on the mbp for this (and for some upcoming days). I’m running short on time, and workflow is just too slow on the 1015px/Ubuntu/darktale setup. InshaAllah I’ll have more time after […]
D7000. mamiya/sekor 50mm f/2, reversed. ISO400, AP mode, f/2. Processed in darktable, running under Ubuntu 13.10 on an Asus eee pc 1015px.