Why you don't want to use a macro lens for portraits ;-)

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by jalex, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. jalex

    jalex Mu-43 Veteran

    Aug 24, 2010
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    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/janie_miranda/8027092023/" title="tortoise by ~Jane, on Flickr">[​IMG]"1024" height="768" alt="tortoise"></a>

    Olympus 60mm f2.8 and OMD EM-5
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  2. krugorg

    krugorg Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 18, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Awwww, a cutie! Jane, great shot, but I think you could use a little glamour glow filter there. :biggrin:

    Are you enjoying the lens? :thumbup:
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  3. jalex

    jalex Mu-43 Veteran

    Aug 24, 2010
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    Thanks, Kyle! Yes, I think glamour glow would be just the ticket! :rofl:

    Yes, I love this lens and it is great on the OMD E-M5!
  4. GaryAyala

    GaryAyala Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    Maybe moving the flash off-camera will help reduce/eliminate that red-eye.

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  5. RobWatson

    RobWatson Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Drinking less while chasing cheerleaders might help with the red-eye too!.

    I'd hate for that critter to get a hold on my lens or hood ... or face.
  6. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
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    Definitely want to soften that just a bit - the model would not find it flattering as it is! :biggrin: