Author: Ness

Cheap Follow Focus / Focus Assist for Your DSLR

Ok, I really need to share this. Two weeks ago, I needed to shoot a short video for a friend. So I thought of making some sort of simple follow focus that I can use. We all know that the cheapest follow focus will easily go from $100 and more. So scratch that. I'm not […]

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Glad to be Back

You may have noticed that I have not written a post for sometime. That's because I was busy migrating my projects(sites)(including this one) back to a VPS server by MyHosting.Com. I have learned my lesson, I'm won't use a shared server anymore. Anyway, I'm just glad to be back, and very excited to post some […]

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Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Lens FOR Canon/ Nikon / Sony Available Now For Pre Order!

The Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Lens FOR Canon/ Nikon / Sony Available Now For Pre Order. Main Features: Wide-Angle 24-70mm Full-Frame Lens Built-In Image Stabilization Ultrasonic Silent Drive for Silent AF LD, Aspherical Elements – Sharp Images Moisture-Resistant Construction Compact (3.5×4.6″) & Lightweight (29oz) Order yours now from BH Photo

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Raynox DCR-250 – Sample Photos with 13mm Extension Tube

Here are couple of sample sample photos I shot using the Raynox DCR-250 and a 13mm Pro Optic Extension Tube. In the photo above, I used the Tamron AF 28-75mm SP F/2.8 Lens. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS 60DExposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/1F Number11ISO100Focal Length75mmMetering ModePatternTitletamron2875mmRaynox-3

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Raynox DCR-250 Macro Sample Photos

Yesterday I post a review of the Raynox DCR-250 and as promise, here are some close up of flowers I shot using the DCR-250 macro conversion lens. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS 40DExposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/1000F Number6.3ISO400Focal Length75mmMetering ModePatternTitleInisite a Peach Tree Flower

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Raynox DCR-250 Macro Lens Adapter Review

First let me tell you that I was surprised with the result. I only do macro photography occasionally and this conversion lens is exactly what I need. The Raynox DCR-250 is a conversion lens that attaches to an existing lens. It comes with a universal snap-on mount that will fit lenses in the 52mm to 67mm […]

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Today’s Catch – Spring Sunrise

Spring Sunrise by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.    A lovely flower in Spring Time. Early morning and late afternoon are the best times to photograph flowers. I love the warm colors of early morning sun and details I see in the flowers. Taken with the Canon EOS […]

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Download Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta Now. It’s Free

On March 22, Adobe  released a free public beta of the upcoming Photoshop CS6 for everyone to test. For Mac users, you must have at least a 64-bit multicore Intel Processor, max OS X v10.6.8 or v 10.7, 1 gb of ram and 2gb of available hd space, for Windows users at least an Intel […]

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Today’s Catch – Rain

Rain by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. The Canon EF 400mm F/5.6L also works great when use with other nature subjects such as this. It was raining and I didn’t want to go outside, so from my deck, I was able to photograph the rain and the flower. […]

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Today’s Catch – Bird in The Rain

Bird in the Rain by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. It was raining all day today, but the birds were still out  playing, I can here them enjoying the rain, so I grab my gear and sat by the front door, I was lucky enough to get a […]

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Still On Top!!!. The Cherryblossom FotoDC Peoples Choice Awards

I’m greatfull for all for those who voted for my photos at the Cherry Blossom Foto DC Peoples Choice Awards. Thank you so much. For those who have not yet voted, there’s still plenty of time. Here’s how.

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Thank you for Voting For My Photos at the FotoDC’s Cherry Blossoms People’s Choice

Today my Two Photos made it to top. Thanks for voting for the People’s Choice Awards.  For those who haven’t voted  yet, Please do. Voting requires three simple steps: Register your email address. Confirm the email. Vote. To vote, please click the links at the bottom of each photos.  Thank you.   http://cherryblossom.fotodc.org/bin/Rate?image_id=2005100281 http://cherryblossom.fotodc.org/bin/Rate?image_id=2005100280

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Adobe Photoshop CS6 Public Beta

    SAN JOSE, Calif., Mar 22, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced Adobe® Photoshop® CS6 beta, a preview of what’s to come in the next release of the industry standard in digital imaging, is available as a free download from Adobe Labs.  Customers can download the beta, try out the experience and […]

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Today’s Catch – Spring Is Here

Beauty of Spring by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Shooting macro outdoors can be really rewarding. In bright days you’ll have the advantage of using a faster shutter and worry less about blurry images. Taken with the Canon EOS 60D with a Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 SP.

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Today’s Catch – Inside a Peach Tree Flower – Different Angle

Beauty Inside by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Another great accessory to have when shooting macro is the extension tube, like the one I use, the  Pro Optic Budget Auto Extension .  I use an extension tube primarily to cut the minimum focusing distance of my lens, this way, […]

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Today’s Catch – Closer Look Inside a Peach Tree Flower

Inside a Flower by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Here’s another one in my flower close-up series. Like my post from yesterday, this photo was taken early morning, probably around 8 am. I shot this with my old Canon EOS 40D  and a  Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 SP and a 30mm […]

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Today’s Catch – Peach Tree Flower – Up Close and Personal

Peach Tree Flower by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. I’ve have been really enjoying the early spring season. These past few days, I have been taking photos of flowers around the neighborhood, this one is close-up photo of a Peach Tree Flower. I took this photo early in […]

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Expression over perfection

Expression over perfection, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. I used to worry about stuff like getting the right aperture, getting the right shutter speed, what ISO for this and what mode should I use, in other words, I worry too much about getting the perfect photograph, and sometimes, it can be overwhelming. Then I realized that […]

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Reclaim The Dream

Once again thousand march through the street of Washington DC to commemorate the anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington in 1963 and in support of Rev. Al Sharpton’s Reclaim the Dream rally which included a five-mile march that culminated at the Mall.

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Street Photography Tip : Take Your Lens Cap Off

Black Rapid R Strap Lens Cap Holder, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Months ago I came across a new comer who asked me what’s the best street photography tip I can give him, and my answer is Take Your Lens Cap Off. ManufacturerSONYModel NameDSC-T20Exposure ProgramNormal ProgramExposure Time1/20ISO80Focal Length6.3mmMetering ModePatternLight SourceDay white fluorescent

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