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In a galaxy far far away

In a galaxy far far away
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Copyright: Jack McGrane (jackal) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 801 W: 26 N: 789] (8835)
Genre: Lieux
Média: Couleur
Date de prise de vue: 2018-03-11
Catégories: Expérimental, Macro, Abstrait
Appareil photographique: Pentax K3, Pentax 18-135
Exposition: f/5.6, 1/100 secondes
Details: Tripod: Yes
Versions: version originale
Date de soumission: 2018-03-11 18:18
Vue: 99
Points: 4
[Ligne directrice - Note] Note du photographe
My first attempt at photographing oil on water.
The YouTube tutorials said you need a macro lens or extension tubes and I don’t have either, so I am quite pleased with the result.

The tray of water must be at least 12 inches above the colourful background (in this case tartan) so it’s out of focus, largest aperture helps limit the DoF.
You need to float something on the water surface to get the manual focusing right.
I lit the background with a torch and then added drops of olive oil and used a 2 sec delay to eliminate camera shake.
I hope you like it because I am going to post a few more

mesquens1, periko trouve(nt) cette note utile
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Olá Jack,
The first show is lovely and so I hope the experiments that will come make us dream about how far this galaxy is.

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  • periko Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 105 W: 44 N: 32] (2052)
  • [2018-03-12 10:06]

Hi Jack
Of course I like it.
Experimenting new techniques is great.


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