Free travel home page with storage for your pictures and travel reports! login GLOBOsapiens - Travel Community GLOBOsapiens - Travel Community GLOBOsapiens - Travel Community
Login
 Forgot password?
sign up


Top 3 members
wojtekd 70
el2995 10
basia 4
Member snaps

Travel Photography group posting on GLOBOsapiens

main group page      | members      | discussion      |

How to take great close ups?

Postings 1 - 3 of 3 


andreas

View profile in a new window

posting by GLOBOsapiens.net staff

Joined: May 02
Points: 8313
Posts: 809


Posted: 2003-08-05 23:45:00   

Hi guys,



I would like to open this new forum "Digital Photography" with a question regarding close ups. I am a big enthusiast when it comes to close up pictures. Especially when you have some colorful detailed motives in nature. Recently I dumped into a picture of an ant, taken reaaaaly close! How are those guys doing that? I mean they are for sure not standing 1 cm infront of the animal, are they?



Can anybody shed a bit of light on that? ;-)



thanx,



Andy


Reply    Reply with quote    Contact andreas
 

inzaghi


Joined: Jun 02
Points: 3862
Posts: 87


Posted: 2003-08-06 15:51:00   

Good macro lenses (that usually cost a bit). And a love for creepy crawlies with hairy feeeeet. My new Canon 10D is arriving in a week or two, and I plan to purchase a macro lens after a good zoom lens, but it would be used for macro flowers shots since I hate all insects. :)

---
Lover of just five things - travelling, photography, thick crust pizzas, the xy-chromosomes, the Italians and the Dutch. Well, I can't count, so?


Reply    Reply with quote    Contact inzaghi
 

morc66

View profile in a new window


Premium account
Joined: Jun 02
Points: 2383
Posts: 75


Posted: 2003-09-02 12:11:00   

I used to have a my macros taken with my oldest camera... I still have it, but hardly use it any more: a Praktica MTL-5b One of the last mechanical Praktica's with only a TTL light meter. With that I still have a whole range of extra's.. they were cheap... even when I bought them (I was a student back then)



The macros I did with a whole set of rings I picked up for 2 Euro's ... and a film camera light (500 Watt, you needed to take photo's quick, before you vapourized the subject ;-]) I could not afford the ring light.



I did not attempt macro's using my new digital cam yet...



Cheers,



Maurice



---
See more photo's: www.flickr.com/photo-s/27408834@N05/ See the current Diveblog: mauricedeboer.blogspot.com


Reply    Reply with quote    Contact morc66
 



  Terms and Conditions    Privacy Policy    Press    Contact    Impressum
  © 2002 - 2024 Findix Technologies GmbH Germany    Travel Portal Version: 5.0.1