macro lens learnings

First things first. I’ve always admired the technical skills demonstrated in the kind of photography that gets up close and personal with the subjects. Having spent the last two days doing almost nothing but attempting to come up with just one good shot, that admiration has increased considerably.

It’s not helped by the fact that I’m using an adapter. If there is a way of setting the f-stop prior to attaching the lens plus adapter, I haven’t found it yet. It would be helpful to have a smidge more depth of field control.

Still, I’ve got to know three garden spiders very well this weekend. With the right conditions and more practice, practice, practice …………

Sunday morning spiderdew dropSunday spider croppedorb spider 3

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