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Macro self portrait

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by Wasabi Bob, May 10, 2012.

  1. Wasabi Bob

    Wasabi Bob Mu-43 All-Pro

    Just got the new Kenko MFT extension tubes. Wanted to sse just how close I can get. Here a self portrait in the end of a ball point pen tip using the Panasonic Leica 45 mm macro and the 16mm Kenko tube.

    Not the sharpest, but you can see some texture of the ball tip.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/wasabi_bob/7171944568/" title="Pen Tip Self Portrait by Wasabi Bob, on Flickr"> 7171944568_259373ac7f_c. "800" height="600" alt="Pen Tip Self Portrait"></a>
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  2. Zuishi

    Zuishi Mu-43 Regular

    Dec 8, 2011
    Crazy! I was trying to come up with a creative self portrait idea a few days ago and can say with certainty that ball point pen reflection never even hit the list to try.

  3. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Phew! :eek: 
  4. DeeJayK

    DeeJayK Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Feb 8, 2011
    Pacific Northwest, USA
    Crop that puppy and you've got an avatar pic.
  5. micz87

    micz87 Mu-43 Regular

    May 8, 2012
    Whoa! Great idea :)  Some time ago I was thinking about some unusual self-portrait for my forum avatar and I had no idea...
  6. mister_roboto

    mister_roboto Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jun 14, 2011
    Seattle, WA, USA
    :2thumbs: Dude- I totally have to do that now
  7. ssgreenley

    ssgreenley Mu-43 Top Veteran

    May 12, 2011
    I've keep noticing my reflection in my rabbit's eyes when I take her photo (which is a dangerous thing when I'm photographing in my old underwears!!!!)... I've been thinking about doing something with that, so thanks for the inspiration!
  8. Wasabi Bob

    Wasabi Bob Mu-43 All-Pro

    Closer yet!

    Next week I'm going to combine the 16 mm tube with the 10 mm and try to get closer. Also going to try a different angle so the lens does not appear as the big black spot!

    Appreciate all the positive comments
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