Flower Experiment

Picture by jaylee4124

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  • August 07, 2012
  • Nikon D7000
  • Nikon 18-105mm 3.5/5.6
  • Shooting Style Hand Held
  • Shoots Number Single RAW File
  • Exposures Number
  • Editing Software Photoshop / Photomatix Pro
  • File Format RAW
  • Notes
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07 Aug 02:13

So, this is a single shot RAW I did with some extension tubes. Im not sure I like it yet, so let me know what you guys think.

07 Aug 13:57

Much of the image is out of focus and there are some halos. Good Effort nonetheless....Keep Shooting.

07 Aug 14:39

I agree with digicam on this one.

07 Aug 16:00

No need to vote as Digicam has pointed out the focus problem Jordan. Keep on working on Macro as apparently it isn't as easy as it might appear. I haven't taken one I found acceptable to post yet. :)

07 Aug 18:25

The idea is great, but Eds right.

07 Aug 22:00

To get a perfect macro image you need a dedicated 1/1 macro lens. Macro work has a very shallow depth of field, a few millimeters in some cases. Also the very slightest movement will cause blur…Try to use a tripod, use a cable shutter release or timer fun

07 Aug 22:01

function, avoid macro work in a windy situation…Have a look at my ‘Yellow & White on Black’ posted on 27th March. This was taken indoors with a black card as background. I couldn’t get this image 100% either…

08 Aug 13:23

Wow, thanks for the awesome tips my friend!!! I will definitely take all of that into consideration next time. Hey, do you ever use extension tubes? Any tips on using those? They seem to make the depth of field even more shallow, maybe like 5mm @ f16.

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