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Non insect macros anyone?

 
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May 14, 2019 16:47 |  #2551

Stephen A. Harmon wrote in post #18860978 (external link)
I did a first session of a vintage sword a blacksmith friend of mine took in for restoration. I’m following the sword through the restoration process. More later.
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Solingen, Sheffield or domestic?




  
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May 15, 2019 18:39 |  #2552

The sword was made by a company that evidently went out of business around 1860. This sword was in service, the best my friend could find, to Her Majesties Royal Guard, Buckingham Palace, London... It was a presentation sword for all the pomp and circumstance surrounding all things Royal in England. Don't know the exact history on when, but it's estimated around 1820-1880 and the sword has seen a lot of parade use. I'll be documenting the restoration steps until it's presented back to its current owner.


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May 15, 2019 18:52 |  #2553

I also do a lot of wedding photography and love to bring the macro aspect into my client's day. The shot with the camera kinda blew me away as I didn't know that old brownie viewfinder would be that clear. Didn't have to do much at all to the actual image in terms of sharpening. Got kinda lucky being able to stretch the flash on the cord and get high enough to actually get everything in frame. The first shot, the ring was balanced, as I found out, on a barn door. Actually set up a travel tripod to do the shot and was dumbfounded for a second or two when I saw the ring swing in and out of focus as I was taking a few shots... Then I noticed, it was actually sitting on a rail that was part of a barn door and the wind was blowing it back and forth. Thank The Lord it didn't fall.


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May 15, 2019 20:58 |  #2554

Stephen A. Harmon wrote in post #18862030 (external link)
I'll be documenting the restoration steps until it's presented back to its current owner.

Yes Please, You do that. ;-)a
So the sword is 159 years old? That's going on one and two thirds of a century. It'll be interesting to see the finished product. :-)


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May 15, 2019 21:08 |  #2555

Stephen A. Harmon wrote in post #18862034 (external link)
I also do a lot of wedding photography and love to bring the macro aspect into my client's day. The shot with the camera kinda blew me away as I didn't know that old brownie viewfinder would be that clear. Didn't have to do much at all to the actual image in terms of sharpening. Got kinda lucky being able to stretch the flash on the cord and get high enough to actually get everything in frame. The first shot, the ring was balanced, as I found out, on a barn door. Actually set up a travel tripod to do the shot and was dumbfounded for a second or two when I saw the ring swing in and out of focus as I was taking a few shots... Then I noticed, it was actually sitting on a rail that was part of a barn door and the wind was blowing it back and forth. Thank The Lord it didn't fall.
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Very well done! Is the Bride, Groom, or both into photography? If so, even the more memorable for them.


The Captain and crew finally got their stuff together, now if we can only remember where we left it. :cool:

  
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May 16, 2019 20:56 as a reply to  @ Ballen Photo's post |  #2556

Yes, the groom is a photographer. We did a trade out. He shot my wedding, I shot his. Worked out well. I’ll have a ton of images to post when I get the time.


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May 22, 2019 14:51 |  #2557

Life in the Fast Lane...............


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May 23, 2019 12:55 |  #2558

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Jun 02, 2019 21:06 |  #2559

???????


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Jun 02, 2019 21:40 |  #2560

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Spider egg remains?


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Jun 03, 2019 07:05 |  #2561

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Pods from the first Alien movie? :eek:


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Jun 03, 2019 18:57 |  #2562

Flax closeup.


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Jun 04, 2019 10:53 |  #2563

ptcanon3ti wrote in post #18871655 (external link)
Spider egg remains?

I found an extremely old and dead leaf to experiment on for interesting textured shots........and these appeared in my view finder........I would shot more images to help identify but the leaf disintegrated.


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Jun 04, 2019 10:55 |  #2564

rwmson wrote in post #18871816 (external link)
Pods from the first Alien movie? :eek:

Damn.......like I don't have enough trouble sleeping.........:cry::cry::cry:


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Jun 12, 2019 18:46 |  #2565

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