11-11-2006, 11:34 PM
full set of extension tubes (gives around 2.4:1 )
The spider's body was about 4.5mm long.
Larger available at Flickr
Nikon D70 \ Nikon 18-70mm f3.5-4.5 DX\ 50mm f1.8D Nikkor \ 60mm f2.8D Micro-Nikkor \ 68mm extension tubes \ SB600
11-12-2006, 06:38 AM
First one taken with a my film SLR years ago. Second one taken with my digital SLR and a zoom lens. Hope you enjoy!
11-18-2006, 09:45 AM
first insect shot
This is one of my first insect shots and also one of the first shots taken with my new 70-200 f4 L. Hope ya like it.
A= F/4 @ 200mm
11-18-2006, 12:53 PM
here is a nice dragonfly who i tried to photo for 15 mins before i got him to pose.
11-28-2006, 12:28 AM
small irridesant fly
Taken with sigma 70-300 Apo macro + 68mm of extention tubes
Pentax K10D Sigma18-125 f3.5-5.6 DC, Sigma 70-300 f4-5.6 APO DG Macro, Sigma 28-70 f2.8 EX, Sigma 50-500 EX APO DG, Vivitar Series 1 105 f2.5 Macro
Kenko 2X Converter, Kenko Extention Tubes
12-08-2006, 12:18 AM
Been enjoying the forum for a while now, but this is my first post.
I shot this Lynx Spider (and the unfortunate flying critter) in my garden recently.
12-08-2006, 01:37 AM
I LOVE all the pictures in this thread!
I'm a macro-lover.
I hate spiders, but some of them in the pictures are unreal!
~Canon Rebel XT~
12-09-2006, 07:01 AM
01-09-2007, 10:12 AM
Just discovered this thread.
All I can say is wow!
I bought my camera to do macro photography as well as capturing textures for my 3D modeling work.
I have another thread here, asking:
And I didn't want to muddy up this thread but what are you all using for lenses?
What's a great macro lens that will fit on a Canon XTi?
I'm seeing Sigma 28-80 mm ,F3.5-5.6 with minizoom macro in some sigs, but Jeff31, Sigbhu and Bald Eagle, what you you using?
I really like your shots.
I was looking at:
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens for Canon SLR Cameras by Canon
Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Digital SLR Lens for EOS Digital SLR Cameras by Canon
Since I want at laest 1:1, I don't know if I want an adapter or would rather spend the money for a macro lens, but don't you have to be really close? I'd want one that can focus away a bit because I don't want to be bit or stung by my subjects (I love spiders - great shots you all).
I can zoom in with my 75-300 telephoto but, will this do it, then crop?
Don't think I can get as close as Jeff.
It's winter here in NJ, and not many bugs to be had yet, so I have time to save and buy.
Last edited by Gary_P; 01-09-2007 at 10:21 AM.
01-15-2007, 10:55 AM
First Post !
Canon XTi, Lens Kit
Canon Grip BG-E3
Canon EF 28-105 f3.5-4.5 II USM
Sigma 10-20 f4-5.6 EX DC
Tamron 75-300 f4-5.6 LD
Canon Remote RC-1
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