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Lens: F35-70 (+ tube) Camera: K5 
Posted By: MSL, 07-20-2016, 02:37 PM

While a zoom lens may not be ideal for macro shots, you can use the zoom ring as a second focus ring when the lens is attached to an extension tube.




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I really like the background and detail in the 3rd shot. Thanks for sharing!

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I really like the background and detail in the 3rd shot. Thanks for sharing!
Thanks for the comment. These flowers grow in my neighbors yard, so I get a few chances a year to photograph them, and it becomes a question of how to get an interesting shot and a background that doesn't include cars or garbage cans (many interesting photography opportunities seem to happen on garbage day). If I can, maybe I'll try shot #3 again with the Helios 44 which should help smooth out the background even more.

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