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Showcase Vivitar 100mm f/2.8 Macro (Kiron / Kino)

Discussion in 'Adapted Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by Ned, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. Ned

    Ned Mu-43 Legend

    Jul 18, 2010
    Alberta, Canada

    Here are a few images taken with this most excellent 1:1 macro lens... These were taken with an Olympus 1.4x teleconverter, although this was not necessary as DOF was already too small to get in closer. This lens could have gotten a really tight crop but the DOF would be non-existent for such a small insect. I'm not good enough yet to find focus on a live, jumpy insect with no DOF. :D 


    Here is a crop of the first image... check out the awesome grim reaper face!

    Subject was taken off of my Bearded Dragon's dinner plate and forced to jump around the studio before being put back in the tank. ;) 
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  2. Ned

    Ned Mu-43 Legend

    Jul 18, 2010
    Alberta, Canada
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  3. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    So this was actually a "food" shot......nice work!
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  4. KVG

    KVG Banned User

    May 10, 2011
    yyc(Calgary, AB)
    Kelly Gibbons
    I think the grasshopper photos are awesome!

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  5. Ned

    Ned Mu-43 Legend

    Jul 18, 2010
    Alberta, Canada
    DOF and focus point were a bit off, but oh well... This was just a test shot anyways.

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  6. uci2ci

    uci2ci Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 22, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    Makes for a great portrait lens too

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