Macro shot with Olympus OM 50mm f/3.5

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by PeterB666, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. PeterB666

    PeterB666 Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jan 14, 2010
    Tura Beach, Australia
    Peter
    I don't do much macro stuff but I had a passion flower I wanted to take a photo of. Just for fun, I tried out a couple more shots on a bowl of shells...

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    Passion Flower by peterb666, on Flickr

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    Shell by peterb666, on Flickr

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    Fluffy shell - I should have dusted it first by peterb666, on Flickr

    Yes, I really should have dusted those shells. Generally my macro shots are fuzzy blurs but I am quite happy with this lot. I find the old Olympus OM 50mm f/3.5 a great little lens and I paid very little for it. My only comment is that I find the focal length a bit short when shooting out in the field.

    Enjoy and comments welcome.
     
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  2. grebeman

    grebeman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2010
    South Brent, south Devon (UK)
    Barrie
    I rather like your Passion Flower shot and would be in full agreement over your comment about a 50mm macro being a bit on the short side for macro photography in the field. I do own a 55mm macro lens but my 105mm macro is used for 95%+ of my macro photography.

    Barrie
     
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