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  1. Making a spider home for home studio.

    Making a spider home for home studio.

    I frequently collect some spiders from nearby gardens and keep them in my home studio for about a week. Bring the spider out of its temporary home and do some photoshoots in my tabletop studio. I am uploading a few slides, describing a very simple technique for making a spider home
  2. Chris's waterdrop setup

    Chris's waterdrop setup

  3. My homemade water drop kit...

    My homemade water drop kit...

    After reading I decided to build my own, controller included. First picture shows the general setup. Second photo shows the valve assembly and the gatorade bottle... ehemm... water reservoir. Third one is the...
  4. C

    Your opinion? Toy Hot Wheels Bat Plane scale 1:64

  5. A

    Your opinion? Pulsatilla vulgaris

    Pulsatilla vulgaris - Mars 2021 With an hour more for the COVID curfew since today, it changes everything is immediately better for this kind of photo.
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    Your opinion? Fritillaria meleagris

    Fritillaria meleagris - Fritillaire Pintade Wild flower protected in Burgundy because it is becoming quite rare
  7. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Beetle 1X

    Beetle 1X ISO 200 1/125 f/2.8 Stack of 157 images in Helicon Focus Stepsize 50um Wemacro rail EF 100 mm lens
  8. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Rhyephenes humeralis

    This is a type of common weevil found near home. magnification 4X Lomo 3,7X microscope lens and 160 mm extension tubes 1/125, ISO 100 Wemacro automated rail, steps 30 um Stack of 101 images in Helicon Focus.
  9. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Eristalis tenax 3X

    Dronefly Laowa 25mm ultra macro 100 images stacked in Helicon Focus Wemacro automatic rail 1/!25 ISO 100 2 flashes & homemade diffusers
  10. Ink art

    Ink art

    It is a very basic setup and low cost (other then the lens and flash.) I have played around with a lot of materials with this and always go back to either calligraphy ink or one called black magic ink for my blacks. I've used lots of dyes for colours from soap dyes to food colouring,, as well...
  11. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Mosquito 8X

    I think it's a female (hematophagous) specimen. Lomo 8X microscope lens and extension tubes. Stack of 78 images in Helicon Focus. Flashes, homemade diffuser
  12. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Moth 4X

    A Moth's face. Magnification 4X Lomo 3,7X microscope lens and extension tubes. Stack of 92 images in Helicon Focus Automatic rail.
  13. White crab spider on a kill.

    White crab spider on a kill.

    There’s a tiny spider hanging on to a butterfly that seems almost twenty times its own size! The spider is commonly known as a White crab spider and it usually hangs around white flowers waiting to capture unsuspecting insects such as this unfortunate Common Grass Yellow Butterfly.
  14. Ashok Kallagunta

    Your opinion? The Flower Chafer beetle.

    The Flower Chafer is a beautiful, shiny, emerald green, and quite large beetle. Flower chafers are small, stocky beetles that come in shimmering bright colors. They look like round little dumplings. The most popular are the emerald green flower chafer, the pachnoda marginata and the Derby's...
  15. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Fly eyes 8X

    I doubt this insect is a fly, but it looks like one. Testing the Lomo 8X microscope lens. Stack of 101 images, steps at 20um, automated rail. Processed in Helicon Focus and Photoshop. Flashes & homemade diffusers.
  16. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Pollinator fly @8X

    Testing Lomo 8X finite microscope lens. 160mm extension tubes 1/125 ISO 200 61 images steps 20 um Helicon Focus & Photoshop
  17. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Half beetle

    A crop of a 2,5X image of a small beetle. 88 images stacked in Helicon Focus. Retouched & cropped in Photoshop. Laowa Ultra macro 25mm lens. k
  18. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Syrphidae 4X

    A small pollinator. 4X maginification 101 images stacked in Helicon Focus. Retouched in Photoshop Laowa ultra macro 25mm lens.
  19. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Fly or Asyilidae 2,5X

    Stack of 80 images, steps 50um. Maybe a pollinator fly or an Asylidae Laowa 25mm ultra macro lense. Wemacro rail.
  20. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Hippodamia variegata

    Another Chilean ladybug. Magnification 4X Laowa ultra macro lens. Flash, homemade diffuser. 1/125, f/2.8 Stack of 51 images in Helicon Focus, retouched in Photoshop.