Latest update: Bob has a page on the equipment that he uses to take his macro photographs.
These have to be among the best bug macros to have been shot with the Lumix DMC-FZ30.
Bob Frank photographed this series of Dallas Arboretum bug macros with a Raynox DCR-250 close up lens attached to the Panasonic FZ30.
May 22, 2007 update: Bob Frank’s article appears in Nature Photographer Magazine.
- View a larger version of the images and read the related forum thread
- Postprocessing was done in Photoshop CS2 and Neat Image.
- Using a monopod is a big help with focus acquisition.
- The clip on the Raynox DCR-250 close up lens makes it easy to attach or remove the lens.
- Bob explains the setup for bounced flash.
- The Raynox DCR-250 lens allows you to get the camera closer to the subject, thus giving you a larger magnification. A nice tutorial on using the Raynox DCR-250 can be found here.
- Enjoy more macro photography at Bob’s macro galleries.
- More information on the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens: Reviews and map.
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