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Flower and the Fly

  Shot with my Canon EOS 60D, Tamron SP 28-75mm F/2.8 and the macro Lens adapter Raynox DCR 250. Shot at  75mm F/9, 1/400. I wrote a review on the Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 and the Raynox DCR-250. You can read the Tamron review here and the Raynox here.

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Water Droplets on Rose, Testing Panasonic Lumix G3 and Photo Stacking

  We got this beautiful yellow roses last weekend that is starting to bloom, it is really beautiful and a great subject to photograph. So I decided to test my new Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G3 16 MP Micro Four-Thirds Camera and see how it does with macro. I use the Panasonic 45-200mm f/4.0-5.6 Lumix G Vario […]

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Download the iLuminance Lightroom Preset

Download Hi-Res | Buy Print   I created a Lightrom 4 Preset for the Luminance settings I applied to the photo on yesterday's posts and I'm making it available for everyone to use. You can apply it into your photos and see what happens, adjust the sliders to tweak.   ManufacturerOLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.Model NameE-PL1Exposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/200F […]

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Use Lightroom Luminance to Give Life To Your Photo

Download Hi-Res | Buy Print A really busy bee. Early this morning I went for a walk around our block instead of my usual 5 mile run. While passing by my neighbors garden,  I saw this bee hanging on a bud and snap a couple of shots before it flew. I'm sure they won't mind. […]

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Hang Tight Little Beetle

This beautiful shiny dog bane beetle is trying to climb the leaf when I found him. Shot with the Olympus PEN E-PL1 and  Canon FD 50mm F/1.8 I also use my Raynox DCR-250 for greater magnification, this allowed me to cut the minimum focus distance of the FD 50mm F/1.8 so I can move in […]

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Front and Rear Lens Caps for Raynox DCR-250

Three things I didn't like about the Raynox DCR-250, first, the plastic lens cap is really hard to remove, second, it doesn't have rear lens cover, and third because it doesn't have a rear lens cover, I have to put it on the plastic container below that it came with, It's ok but bulky. 

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Today’s Catch – Tiny Spider

The Tiny Spider by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Today’s photo is a close-up of a Spider I found in the woods. Photo was captured using a Canon EOS 60d and Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 SP Lens with a Raynox DCR-250. I also used an external flash mounted on […]

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Today’s Catch – The Golden Fly

The Golden Fly by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Today’s photo is a close-up of a Fly also taken using a Canon EOS 60d and Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 SP Lens with a Raynox DCR-250. The Raynox DCR-250 conversion lens enabled me to move in closer to the subject, […]

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Today’s Catch – The Puff Ball

  The Puff Ball by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work at www.simplyness.com. [singlepic id=945 w=250 h=166 float=left]I can't believed it's been over a month since the last time I posted a photo of the day. Today's photo is a close-up of a dandelaion which […]

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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 – 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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