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First naturewalk (macrotest) with the E-m5

Discussion in 'Nature' started by GRID, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. GRID

    GRID Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 22, 2011
    Bought a E-m5 last week, and this weekend i´ve been testing it out, here´s some pics from sundays walk in a small forrest.

    Oly 45mm F1.8 + extensiontubes

    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.45mm F1.8    45mm    f/7.1    1/250s    ISO 800

    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.45mm F1.8    45mm    f/7.1    1/100s    ISO 800

    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.45mm F1.8    45mm    f/7.1    1/400s    ISO 800

    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.45mm F1.8    45mm    f/8.0    1/500s    ISO 800

    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.45mm F1.8    45mm    f/8.0    1/100s    ISO 800

    And I also had the Oly 75mm F1.8 on my GF2, here´s 2 pics.

    DMC-GF2    OLYMPUS M.75mm F1.8    75mm    f/2.5    1/250s    ISO 100

    DMC-GF2    OLYMPUS M.75mm F1.8    75mm    f/1.8    1/1000s    ISO 100
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  2. aragorn1980

    aragorn1980 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 10, 2012
    Athens Greece
    Congratulations for your new camera!Good start!
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  3. North20

    North20 Mu-43 Veteran

    Oct 18, 2012
    East of the Cascades, PNW
    Great use of light and excellent compositions.

    I really, really, enjoy the use of dead space in #1 making it my favorite of this set. Though I'd happily look at any of them anytime :thumbup:
  4. GRID

    GRID Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 22, 2011
    Thx for the comments, here´s some more images from last weekend.

    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.45mm F1.8    45mm    f/5.6    1/80s    ISO 800

    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.45mm F1.8    45mm    f/4.5    1/250s    ISO 1600

    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.45mm F1.8    45mm    f/1.8    1/250s    ISO 800


    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.45mm F1.8    45mm    f/6.3    1/800s    ISO 800

    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.45mm F1.8    45mm    f/5.6    1/640s    ISO 1600

    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.45mm F1.8    45mm    f/5.6    1/50s    ISO 1600
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  5. Chronos

    Chronos Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 18, 2012
    Those are Awesome!

    Which extention tubes do you use?
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  6. PSimmons

    PSimmons Mu-43 Veteran

    Mar 24, 2010
    Central Florida
    different class, bravo
  7. dcassat

    dcassat Mu-43 Veteran

    Nov 16, 2011
    Really excellent.

    That's not a combo I would have considered. Interested in the extension tubes and setup you're using also.
  8. GRID

    GRID Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 22, 2011
    I have the Kenko extensiontubes, so Autofokus and everything works just fine also.
  9. incabloc

    incabloc Mu-43 Top Veteran

    May 21, 2012
    Nice transparent/colorful worm/caterpillar
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  10. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Wow, the extension tubes appear to work extremely well - great shots! :thumbup:
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  11. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter

    Mar 17, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    Wow. At this rate, you're going to need model releases from those bugs.
  12. gmex

    gmex New to Mu-43

    Nov 10, 2012
    Really nice! I love the ant.
  13. Naftade

    Naftade Mu-43 Regular

    Nov 23, 2012
    Munich, Germany
    I don't really like insects in general (and I hate spiders), but hey there was small mushroom there! The lighting in your shots is just amazing. And I love the special bokeh of the 45 1.8 (but who doesn't?). Will post a little flower pic, I guess.
  14. nseika

    nseika Mu-43 Veteran

    Nov 22, 2010
    Jakarta, Indonesia
    Beautiful lighting in the mushroom :) 

    That cow(?) strikes me like those cartoon character where the designer tried mixing features of the voice actor with the animal. It somehow looks like human's face in expression.
    Maybe it's just me...
  15. Bots' Revenge

    Bots' Revenge New to Mu-43

    Nov 1, 2013
    Your macro shots are SMASHING! Tremendously good stuff!
  16. shutterduster

    shutterduster Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 8, 2013
    Keremeos, BC. Canada
    Dave T
    I really like the first and last shots. Both for different reasons.
    Thanks for posting.
    Dave T

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