I’ve posted a new macro video shot with the Canon MP-E65mm macro lens. And below is another image of obsidian, volcanic glass, shot with the same lens.
Below are some still images and a video I shot with the Canon MP-E65mm macro lens, an amazing lens that covers the 1-5x macro magnification range. All are shot of one piece of obsidian, a natural volcanic glass.
Below are some more images for your enjoyment from my testing of the Canon MP-E65mm 1-5x f2.8 Macro Lens. There were taken with a Canon EOS 550D camera.
Yesterday I received a Canon MP-E65mm 1-5x Macro lens for review. This is an unusual lens, in that it focuses from 1x magnification to 5x magnification to a full frame sensor. This is a manual focus lens that does not focus to infinity. It is exclusively for macro. To start the testing process I grabbed [...]
I’ve been working through the backlog of images I have shot over the last 3 months or so. Here are a couple of macro shots taken with my infrared converted Canon 350D digital camera and a Canon 100mm macro lens.
The June Thinktank Photo competition is on the theme of Flowers. It is open to photography and digital art. Entry details on the photography and art competition page. The prize is an Urban Disguise 30 camera bag.
New Macro Lens Features Best-In-Class Working Distance at 100mm Maxwell International Australia and Tamron Co., Ltd, have announced the development of the SP AF60mm F/2.0 Di II LD (IF) MACRO 1:1 (Model G005), a life-size macro lens designed exclusively for digital SLR cameras with APS-C size image sensors(1) that offers a fast maximum aperture of [...]
We’ve had the Sigma 150mm macro for awhile and here are some test results I’ve been very impressed with the Sigma lenses I have seen recently. So I was curious to see how their longish macro lens, the 150mm would perform. The lens is available in Canon, Nikon, Sigma and Olympus/Panasonic mounts. The rationale for [...]
In this article we explore some aspects of macro photography with digital cameras. Macro is an excellent photography area that can really make good use of the strengths of digital cameras. This is the first of a series of articles on macro techniques and subjects. 0.5 second, f16 and 100ISO, Sigma 70mm Macro on Canon [...]
Depth of field is one of the least well-used aspects of photographic control. Yet it really is very simple to get your head around. A camera lens will actually only focus one single, flat (if it is a good lens) plane perfectly. As you move away from the plane of sharp focus, objects become gradually [...]
This site shows the great nature photography of Jane Davenport Jane is an Australian photographer who specializes in nature photography from a creative perspective. Cutting her teeth in fashion photography, Jane is a whiz at both photography and at the marketing of her work. I first came across Jane when I received a press release [...]
A great book on clse-up and macrophotography Close UpCreative Techniques for Successful MacrophotographyBy John BrackenburyRotoVision, 2004ISBN: 2 88046 782 9 This book aims to inspire and educate through stunning macrophotography. The author is a zoologist and a lecturer in veterinary medicine, as well as being a dedicated photographer, so he brings both a scientific and [...]