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A fly
Lens: Olympus M.ZUIKO ED 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 Camera: Olympus EM1X micro 4/3 ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/500s Aperture: F7.1 
Posted By: LightSpeed, 10-13-2021, 12:13 PM



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10-13-2021, 03:29 PM   #2
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Amazing detail for a short zoom lens! Well done!
10-13-2021, 03:32 PM   #3
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Excellent capture LightSpeed! As Rob said, amazing detail.
10-13-2021, 03:40 PM   #4
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The detail is so good this image POPs

10-13-2021, 05:42 PM   #5
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You have become quite adept in capturing excellent macros. This one's a beaut.
10-13-2021, 06:03 PM   #6
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As usual - tac-sharp, Lightspeed!
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Outstanding! One to be proud of, for sure.

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10-13-2021, 09:29 PM   #8
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Breaking my own rules, because my reply will bump my post.
The honest truth, " I Just wanted to say thanks to you guys for the high praise.

More:

The lens is just a cheap lens. I bought it for a hundred bucks because I need to cover a short focal length, wide angle, now and then.
New, it cost like 400.00,, back in 2011.
With this image, I'm just testing the macro function.

The damn thing resolved the honeycombed eyes, if you pixel peep and get real close to the monitor with your glasses on , if you're visually impaired..
Or not! I might be seeing pixels. It's pretty sharp for a cheapo lens.



It's 5 blade aperture.......and I can't tell a difference. The glass seems to be pretty damn awesome , for 100 bucks.
This lens is as color accurate as my pro lenses, I think. Very little post processing is needed.
What you see up there is damn near straight out of the camera , in RAW. I do not know how that can be, but it's true.
The 47mm Macro mode gives me slightly more depth than the 60mm F2.8, at the same stop.
I don't ever shoot macro at 2.8. I might find a use for f2.8 shooting at bugs and stuff, one day. I don't see it happening any time soon.
But it could happen. Maybe. One day. If I don't die before it ever happens.

I remember my first days here on this site, I had just bought a Pentax k7, It was the neatest thing , to me.
Got a Tamron 70-200mm internal zoom, to go with it. Cost me a small fortune at that time.

Thought I was a competent photographer because I had the latest greatest.............and then........I found out quickly that I wasn't.. thanks to ThePhotoForum dot com.
I cannot thank them enough.

I know you guys see me go from one extreme to the other. From macro, to Landscape, to wildlife, birds in flight,,,,,,,,,,,,still life and everything in between.
I do this all under natural light,,,,,,,,,,,,and II do it because I'd like to be well versed and not one dimensional.
10 years , or more, later, I'm still not a photographer. I'm just a guy with a camera. I'm still learning how to use it. After all these years.

You guys inspire me. That's one of the reasons I'm still here,
Thank you.
Be well,

LS.

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10-14-2021, 02:24 PM   #9
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Fantastic capture with excellent detail.
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10-15-2021, 09:28 PM   #10
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QuoteOriginally posted by angkymac Quote
Fantastic capture with excellent detail.
Angky.
Oh, I'm sorry. I missed your comment, somehow.
Thank you for your kind words.
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