A closer look… part 1…

a 1

Did you notice the bee inside the flower?

a 2

Okay, here is the story. My birthday is coming up. My older daughter asked me what I wanted. One thing was a macro lens for my camera, so I could take photos super close up.

a 3

Her husband, Jason, has some. And they were visiting from Arizona for Easter. He loaned me three of them  of different focal lengths… or whatever it is called.

a 4

Hey, the wind moved the flower.

a 5

So, the thing is… (hey, thing, where have you been hiding?)… that there isn’t actually a lens in a macro lens. It is really just a spacer you add to a regular lens. Then, you have to adjust the focus manually to take a photo.

a 6

I spent the day playing with the three lens spacers.

a 7

It does, when you do it right, allow you to take pictures of tiny little flowers parts inside already small flowers.

a 8

So I am going to keep playing with these lenses for a few days.

a 9

Because maybe, I will be getting one… or some… for my birthday.

 

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4 Responses to A closer look… part 1…

  1. That’s awesome! Can’t wait to see more.

  2. Sometimes little things mean a lot! I feel you did pretty good with these photos, Art. Look forward to more.

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