Closeup Macro with 50mmf1.8 M II

Started Jul 3, 2011 | Discussions thread
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In reply to R2D2, Jul 18, 2011

R2D2 wrote:

technic wrote:

I want to achieve shots like those shots of eyes from op

Shows that you don't really need a dedicated macro lens for spectacular images.

It's all in the nature of the lighting.

yes, totally agree. Lighting is challenging at these magnifications, and the examples were extremely well done. I never use flash myself and prefer natural lighting, but I have to admit that when done right flash can produce extremely nice images (without the risk of motion blur ...).

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