Approve the Cookies
This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Read More.
OK
Index  •   • New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Guest
New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Register to forums    Log in

 
FORUMS Photo Sharing & Visual Enjoyment Macro 
Thread started 04 Mar 2012 (Sunday) 17:06
Search threadPrev/next
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

Snow flakes while they last

 
wcleung
Member
207 posts
Likes: 27
Joined Jul 2011
Location: Waterloo, Ontario
     
Mar 04, 2012 17:06 |  #1

I have been trying really hard, but it always snows at night or when it's too warm.
While shooting emerging tulips today, there was a heavy flurry. It was too warm (-5C) to safely isolate the flakes, but too windy (30-40km/hr) to keep my eyes working, so I couldn't get the focus right. I posted these since they may be the last this season. Thanks for looking. Debbie


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.



HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)
rick_reno
Cream of the Crop
44,636 posts
Likes: 123
Joined Dec 2010
     
Mar 04, 2012 19:12 |  #2

beautiful, really stunning




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
LordV
Macro Photo-Lord of the Year 2006
Avatar
59,392 posts
Gallery: 7 photos
Best ofs: 2
Likes: 2957
Joined Oct 2005
Location: Worthing UK
     
Mar 05, 2012 01:07 |  #3

Lovely captures Debbie
Brian v.


http://www.flickr.com/​photos/lordv/ (external link)
http://www.lordv.smugm​ug.com/ (external link)
Macro Hints and tips
Canon 600D, 40D, 5D mk2, 7D, Tamron 90mm macro, Sigma 105mm OS, Canon MPE-65,18-55 kit lens X2, canon 200mm F2.8 L, Tamron 28-70mm xrdi, Other assorted bits

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Lester ­ Wareham
Moderator
Avatar
26,338 posts
Gallery: 2177 photos
Best ofs: 6
Likes: 7641
Joined Jul 2005
Location: Hampshire, UK
     
Mar 05, 2012 06:41 |  #4

Superb shots Debbie, I only ever find refrozen crystals myself.


My Photography Home Page (external link) RSS Feed (external link)
Gear List
FAQ on UV and Clear Protective Filters
Macrophotography by LordV

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
BasAndrews
Cream of the Crop
Avatar
12,726 posts
Gallery: 66 photos
Likes: 2381
Joined Jan 2011
Location: Bristol UK
     
Mar 05, 2012 15:08 |  #5

Lovely work Debbie.

I have tried these and really appreciate how difficult that is.


Bas (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
wcleung
THREAD ­ STARTER
Member
207 posts
Likes: 27
Joined Jul 2011
Location: Waterloo, Ontario
     
Mar 05, 2012 21:32 |  #6

Many thanks Rick, Brian, Lester, and Bas. Debbie




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
dancook
Senior Member
540 posts
Likes: 8
Joined Sep 2011
     
Mar 06, 2012 09:01 |  #7

Great work, what magnification are these shot at?




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
wcleung
THREAD ­ STARTER
Member
207 posts
Likes: 27
Joined Jul 2011
Location: Waterloo, Ontario
     
Mar 06, 2012 21:15 |  #8

Many thanks.
The quick answer is about 1x.
The long answer is that, I used a 100mmL with the 36mm extension tube, initially set at closest focus length (so magnification should be 1.5x or so) hand held. But I had to keep switching to fresh snow (really quickly before it melted). I was awkwardly crouching on my flower bed trying not to step on the new shoots, and I ended up using the focus barrel to pull back. I couldn't get the distance from the exif data.
I cropped and then rescaled before posting. For my curiosity, is this something I should mention whenever I post?
Debbie




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

820 views & 0 likes for this thread
Snow flakes while they last
FORUMS Photo Sharing & Visual Enjoyment Macro 
AAA
x 1600
y 1600

Jump to forum...   •  Rules   •  Index   •  New posts   •  RTAT   •  'Best of'   •  Gallery   •  Gear   •  Reviews   •  Member list   •  Polls   •  Image rules   •  Search   •  Password reset

Not a member yet?
Registered members may log in to forums and access all the features: full search, image upload, follow forums, own gear list and ratings, likes, more forums, private messaging, thread follow, notifications, own gallery, all settings, view hosted photos, own reviews, see more and do more... and all is free. Don't be a stranger - register now and start posting!


COOKIES DISCLAIMER: This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and to our privacy policy.
Privacy policy and cookie usage info.


POWERED BY AMASS forum software 2.0forum software
version 2.0 /
code and design
by Pekka Saarinen ©
for photography-on-the.net

Latest registered member is woleary
695 guests, 414 members online
Simultaneous users record so far is 6430, that happened on Dec 03, 2017

Photography-on-the.net Digital Photography Forums is the website for photographers and all who love great photos, camera and post processing techniques, gear talk, discussion and sharing. Professionals, hobbyists, newbies and those who don't even own a camera -- all are welcome regardless of skill, favourite brand, gear, gender or age. Registering and usage is free.