Succulent @ f1.8 with the nifty fifty+macro ring

I had some doubt to purchase a “real” macro lens, based on the cost of it, I decided to buy a series of macro extension tubes. I know at f1.8 this lens is performing soft but it works surprisingly well to me. I have a flower pot with various succulent plants which I approached at […]

5 pics – Getting closer with a 50mm+21mm macro extension @ f8

My first trial with the extension tube outdoor (read ‘extra wind’) and a DoF of a few mm. So it becomes a challenge to have good focus and sharp picture. Luckily I had my monopod with me. The subject are small flowers on a bush – I have no idea how it calls (not important […]