Extreme macro with 40D

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Extreme macro with 40D
Dec 23, 2009

Not posted for quite a while but still enjoying my macrophotography. Recently been playing with some extreme macro with my 40D using a microscope 10X objective mounted on a body cap on 75mm of ext tubes. This gives exactly 10:1 magnification (FOV width = 2.2mm), no vignetting but rather shallow DOF making focus stacking stacking rather a necessity.
A shot of the camera and some results below

Brian V.

The camera/lens setup

Hibiscus flower anther

single shot from above focus stack showing the DOF

Orchid petal

Ice on the car windscreen

Part of an orchid flower

A damp springtail

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