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Forum: Macro Photography Sunday 9th September 2018, 20:13
Replies: 23
Views: 27,837
Posted By walwyn
If you just want to try macro then get a raynox...

If you just want to try macro then get a raynox 150 or 250
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 11th October 2016, 23:26
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By walwyn
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 11th October 2016, 20:00
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By walwyn
Common Wave?

Is this cabera exanthemata?
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 7th October 2016, 07:05
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By walwyn
It was totally silent, and no colouration.

It was totally silent, and no colouration.
Forum: Macro Photography Thursday 6th October 2016, 20:19
Replies: 6
Views: 5,891
Posted By walwyn
Dedicated macrto lens are fine when you can...

Dedicated macrto lens are fine when you can control all the aspects of the shoot. When you are chasing an insect up and down a blade of grass in a breeze. Its all down to technique.

Some raynox...
Forum: Panasonic Thursday 6th October 2016, 20:07
Replies: 12
Views: 7,115
Posted By walwyn
The raynox lens is amazing. Wouldn't be without...

The raynox lens is amazing. Wouldn't be without one.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 6th October 2016, 19:39
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By walwyn
Grasshopper half way up Mt Etna

Not sure of ID perhaps Meadow.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th August 2015, 21:05
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By walwyn
Cheers thanks.

Cheers thanks.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th August 2015, 20:18
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By walwyn
Bird photographed in Jaipur India

Photographed this bird in India back in December 2010. Can anyone identify please.
Forum: Macro Photography Tuesday 31st July 2012, 19:46
Replies: 21
Views: 7,515
Posted By walwyn
Mainly the DCR-250, but I have also got good...

Mainly the DCR-250, but I have also got good results with the DCR-150. Until I dropped it down the side of a mountain. The DCR-150 is probably better for larger insects, and also for anyone that...
Forum: Macro Photography Sunday 15th July 2012, 09:25
Replies: 10
Views: 7,586
Posted By walwyn
Most insects are approachable with patience. One...

Most insects are approachable with patience. One can generally work within 6 inches of a subject so long as you take things slowly. That said there are some insects, at some points in time that are...
Forum: Macro Photography Sunday 12th February 2012, 11:07
Replies: 8
Views: 2,021
Posted By walwyn
Very nice indeed.

Very nice indeed.
Forum: Macro Photography Monday 31st October 2011, 09:31
Replies: 8
Views: 2,697
Posted By walwyn
I gave up on buying photographic magazines, when...

I gave up on buying photographic magazines, when one had an article on how a ring flash was essential of macro work. Noticed the adverts on ring flashes that dominated the issue, and came to the view...
Forum: Macro Photography Sunday 16th October 2011, 19:28
Replies: 21
Views: 7,515
Posted By walwyn
Thanks. I normally work between 4-8 inches from...

Thanks. I normally work between 4-8 inches from the subject. So long as you don't cast a shadow, or nudge them with the lens one can get quite close.
Forum: Macro Photography Sunday 2nd October 2011, 22:20
Replies: 21
Views: 7,515
Posted By walwyn
The pana and raynox seem to have been made for...

The pana and raynox seem to have been made for each other:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/overton_cat/collections/72157600301903632/
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 8th July 2011, 18:05
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By walwyn
Spammers will send you email that purports to...

Spammers will send you email that purports to come from your own email address as you are unlikely to bozo bin your own email, and will be more likely to look at stuff sent from you.

As to how they...
Forum: Macro Photography Thursday 2nd June 2011, 21:13
Replies: 15
Views: 3,755
Posted By walwyn
Looks like you've got on well with the...

Looks like you've got on well with the raynox:clap:
Forum: Macro Photography Tuesday 31st May 2011, 18:27
Replies: 15
Views: 3,755
Posted By walwyn
Hand held is what I go with, could never get a...

Hand held is what I go with, could never get a monopod in place fast enough. The photos added here are all hand held.




Too true, and then there is playing peek-a-boo with some bug behind a leaf,...
Forum: Macro Photography Tuesday 17th May 2011, 01:20
Replies: 15
Views: 3,755
Posted By walwyn
Practice, and practice. Here are two I took, hand...

Practice, and practice. Here are two I took, hand held, last week with the DCR-250.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 8th May 2011, 18:38
Replies: 495
Views: 97,177
Posted By walwyn
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Macro Photography Sunday 8th May 2011, 08:21
Replies: 8
Views: 2,909
Posted By walwyn
Working within 8 inches with a Raynox DCR250.

Working within 8 inches with a Raynox DCR250.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 7th May 2011, 22:34
Replies: 495
Views: 97,177
Posted By walwyn
Photographed at Napton Reservoir on 04/05/2011....

Photographed at Napton Reservoir on 04/05/2011. Not one I've encountered before.
Forum: Macro Photography Tuesday 3rd May 2011, 20:40
Replies: 8
Views: 2,088
Posted By walwyn
I handhold a Panasonic FZ30 + Raynox DCR250/150...

I handhold a Panasonic FZ30 + Raynox DCR250/150 normally without any flash, but will use flash if needs be. I've found that unless you've managed to superglue the insect in place a tripod is pretty...
Forum: Macro Photography Monday 11th April 2011, 07:37
Replies: 18
Views: 4,872
Posted By walwyn
Try out one of the Raynox lens the DCR150 for...

Try out one of the Raynox lens the DCR150 for larger insects the DCR250 for smaller ones, I have both but mainly use the 250. On the panasonic b ecause one is going from 43mm (raynox to 55 mm pana)...
Forum: Macro Photography Wednesday 23rd February 2011, 23:57
Replies: 4
Views: 2,264
Posted By walwyn
A belated well done.

A belated well done.
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