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Phidippus regius - Female Jumping Spider

By KTrueman
Experimenting with flash diffusers. The one used to take this image was made from a Pringles tube. This is a single image and not stacked.
Canon 5D IV, Mpe-65mm, single 580EX Speedlight. 1/125, f5.6, iso200.

Tags: Macro Close-up and macro Macrophotography

Voters: hobbo, mike9005, LynneJoyce and 14 more

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hobbo Plus
8 1.4k 3 England
17 Nov 2019 8:31AM
A fantastic macro study.

Well done you..... I too experiment with all kinds of bits and pieces.....When I had my Sony macro gear, I devised all kinds of diffusers, usually from plastic milk containers and kitchen foil.

Could I point you toward my DIY Macro/Art lenses Article in the.....How To..... heading of the forum, you should find it more than interesting.

Hobbo

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LynneJoyce Plus
11 22 100 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2019 8:58AM
Astonishing!
KTrueman 8 2 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2019 10:09AM
Thanks Hobbo
I have various lenses (Microscope objectives, enlarger lenses, CCTV lenses). But I always end up coming back to the Canon Mpe-65mm. Itís unrivalled in sharpness....not to say itís the only camera lens that has 1 to 5x mag capabilities. There are others that offer x2, 2.5, 4 etc but not the straight through 1 - 5. You can add a Raynox or a Nisi Close up filter but thatís just asking more glass between the subject and an overall loss in image quality. I hope one day they make a mk2. Perhaps with a better working distance and a smaller lens barrel. I can live in hope.
Best regards

Keith
17 Nov 2019 10:17AM
Amazing image. I think Id be nervous of a jumping spider though.Grin
Paul
17 Nov 2019 11:27AM
Brilliant photo of a cute little spider. Well done, Keith!
I shouldn't worry too much, Paul - jumping spiders are titchy.

John
a.d. xv kal. dec. mmxix
17 Nov 2019 11:58AM
Great...
Chinga Plus
9 3 1 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2019 12:53PM
Spectacular !! Excellent macro image, beautiful work...
Isabel GrinGrin

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