Macro photography is fascinating and a unique window into the intricate beauty of nature.
The set-up for this macro shoot: a Nikon 50mm f/1.4 lens, a set of 3 Kenko Extension Tubes, a sturdy tripod, a clamp with a flexible wire, a wireless remote shutter release and bright window light.
Side view of a Sunflower shot at f/16 at 1/5. Vignette added with Nik Analog Efex Pro 2.
Close-up photography is challenging due to its limited depth of field. The 50mm lens with extension tubes demands an extremely close set-up to the subject.
Shot at f/16 @ 1.6 seconds and processed with Nik Viveza 2.
Shining a flashlight behind this nibbled leaf effectively backlit the beautiful fibers and veins. Shot at f/16 @ 0.6 seconds and processed with Nik Viveza 2.
A close-up of the unopened bud reveals its varying textures. This is shot at…
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