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Posted By: Yaro, 09-25-2010, 07:43 PM

Hi
Here are two shots from my first play with a new macro setup:










and a 100% crop:


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09-26-2010, 02:16 PM   #2
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Love the colour and detail in those shots!
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the 1st shot is super.... insect whimsy.... colorful subjects.. dave m
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You've certainly nailed these shots, focus is razor sharp and the colour is vivid. Very well done.

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Thank you. Anyone have any advice on reducing shake on handheld shots at around 1/180 speed?
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Nice macros. That first one isn't in my pillow book.

YARO: two possible ways to reduce shake short of a tripod: 1. try a monopod and lean into the shot; 2. try a gunstock. Also remember the old method: take 2~3 deep breaths, then another, exhale 1/2 then hold and shoot. Holding the outermost end of the lens with the left hand, or just bringing fingers up below the end, with elbow against your chest, is sometimes steadier that having both hands on the camera body.
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That first shot has rocking colours!

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