A&P I got my macro shot extension ring

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  1. MissKitty

    MissKitty If squats were easy they'd be called 'Your Mum' OT Supporter

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    What are some good things to test it out? I have no clue as I have never dealt with true macro before (before this macro meant 'extreme close up')

    I got three different sized rings :noes:
     
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    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    blades of grass
     
  3. you can be like everyone else and take pics of coins, watches, insects, or flowers. :hs:

    But I agree with pineapple, blades of grass seems pretty interesting
     
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    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    anything but flowers, please.
     
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  6. MissKitty

    MissKitty If squats were easy they'd be called 'Your Mum' OT Supporter

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    I chose a baby :big grin:
     
  7. MissKitty

    MissKitty If squats were easy they'd be called 'Your Mum' OT Supporter

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    The focus is crap. I can only focus in like an area the size of a pea and the rest is blury. Is that normal?
     
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    umm...maybe something that doesnt move so much...those are very "meh"
     
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    even though its not in focus, i really like that first baby shot


    what aperture are you using?
     
  11. MissKitty

    MissKitty If squats were easy they'd be called 'Your Mum' OT Supporter

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    It was my first go at using macro dude AND i chose a subject that moved :big grin: give me a break :mamoru:

    but yeah, will try something different. Just fiddling atm :big grin:
     
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    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    it's a butthole!
     
  13. MissKitty

    MissKitty If squats were easy they'd be called 'Your Mum' OT Supporter

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    It's her belly button :slap:
     
  14. MissKitty

    MissKitty If squats were easy they'd be called 'Your Mum' OT Supporter

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    Is the middle suppose to be the only in focus area? or is it because I am using a crappy ring and not a real lens?
     
  15. :bowrofl:
     

  16. Yes only the middle will be in focus.
     
  17. MissKitty

    MissKitty If squats were easy they'd be called 'Your Mum' OT Supporter

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    That due to macro or due to the extension ring?
     
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    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    The extension tube makes it a macro.
     
  19. MissKitty

    MissKitty If squats were easy they'd be called 'Your Mum' OT Supporter

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    Yeah, I just figured the extension tube would work differently to a macro lens.
     
  20. So you're using a macro lens and extension rings?
     
  21. MissKitty

    MissKitty If squats were easy they'd be called 'Your Mum' OT Supporter

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    No. I just have an extension ring.

    Is the center the focus point because a) I have an extention ring or b) that is how marco lenses/extensions work
     

  22. Yes because you now have a narrow DOF.
     

  23. both a and b are correct, even if you get a $1000 macro lens you'll see the same thing because of the narrow depth of field.
     
  24. MissKitty

    MissKitty If squats were easy they'd be called 'Your Mum' OT Supporter

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    Thanks for clearing that up for me :)
     
  25. I hope you realized that it's probably easier to take macro shots without auto focus and you will probably find it easier to focus by moving the camera backwards and forwards after setting the magnification that you want.
     

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