Thursday, August 30, 2012

Signature Spider (Front View)

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Signature Spider (with new camera and macro setup)

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Signature Spider 
(and making of the web.. look at the new thread being formed at the other end of Spider, you need to see it FULL SCREEN for that!)

First (test) shot with the new camera and macro setup:

550D + manual extension tubes + 50mm 1.8 (@f/11 manually set) + YN467 Softbox.

Focusing done through live-view 5X zoom, handheld.

This is first time i have got a decent shot of the Signature Spider.. guess lucky camera.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

jewels on the flower

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Got some new equipment 

1000D + 
Extension Tubes (full manual):
+ 50mm f/14 + 
reverse ring: +
Fotodiox 8"x12" Softbox:


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another test shot at home with new macro setup.. Gerbera petal tips (Abstract).

1000D + Extension Tubes (full manual): + 50mm 1.8 + Fotodiox 8"x12" Softbox

EXIF: ISO 100 : f/14 : 1/200s


Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Colorful Treehopper

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Wall Photos

Canon 1000D + Sigma 70-300 + Raynox DCR 250 + DIY diffuser.

Processing entirely in Picasa 3.0 (HDR Like effect, Cross-processing with fading, selective soft-focus, pencil sketch effect etc :)

Subject: Meghana 's new rose bush at home!

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Me and Flower

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मिशीवाला कोळी 

Stack of 4. Got a very cooperative subject on sunday... had enough time to pick the leaf on which he was sitting and then pose him in front of the flower and take a few "stacking" shots.

Usual setup: Canon 1000D + Sigma 70-300 + Raynox + YN467 strobe + home made diffuser 2.0

All 4 shots at f/14 : ISO 100 : 1/100

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Thorn Mimic Treehopper

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Thorn Mimic Treehopper (stack of 3 shots), tiny yellow flower providing a b/g.

If you want to see the details of scales / hair and eye pupil and texture, here is a crop:

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

I need Space

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I need more space that my body... I need to carry something few times my body....

Only that in case of humans, those antenna are replaced by expectations!!

Stack of 2 handheld shots.


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Damselfly Profile

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Again... stack of 3 handheld shots :).. (but direct stacking in Combine ZP this time no need for manual stacking). 

I am starting to love handheld stacking :)