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Scott Eipper
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PostSubject: my photo set up   Thu 8 Sep - 14:48

Hi all,

I have asked a few times what i use


Its a Nikon d300 with a sigma 105mm dg 1:1 macro, with 3 sb800 speedlights on a Bogen twin flash bracket.
images are taken between f22 and f40, at iso of 100 or 200, at 250 of sec shutter, in raw+jpeg.....I do not use Photo shop. Almost all are taken in manual focus, I prefer it to auto and I have better control over the focal point and in low light

for some venomous I want a larger working distance so I use a 70 300 telemacro by tamron this gives a distance of about 3 ft....much safer than 4 inches with the sigma

Here is couple of an average results


Crinia tinnula, this is a small species total length of about 20mm

Feeding shot of a Pogona vitticeps

Tongue shot of a young Colletts

Male Acanthophis hawkei from the Barkly tableland

A juvenile Demansia simplex from near Katherine

Cheers,
Scott
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Fabian Dirks
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PostSubject: Re: my photo set up   Thu 8 Sep - 15:20

Wow!
Great images, especially the Demansia
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PostSubject: Re: my photo set up   Thu 8 Sep - 16:59

Cool pics! I like thw bearded dragon picture, it makes me think of icecream haha Very Happy

The Demansia is sooo beautiful, I really hope to get my hands on some Aussie Demansia once...
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PostSubject: Re: my photo set up   Thu 8 Sep - 17:54

Thanks for sharing that, Scott. Useful info. I have not seen that flash bracket before, are they easily obtained? And how do you compensate for the three flashes? Is this more a case of trial and error/experience, or does your camera have a function to cater for this?

By the way, as an addict of acanthophis, and an owner of Barkly adders, I appreciated that shot the most. My bias is showing.

Simon
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PostSubject: Re: my photo set up   Thu 8 Sep - 23:21

Great shots! I love the Acanthophis hawkei most. Beautiful snake. Does the makro tele help to increase the depth of field?

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Klaus
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Michele Angelo Furiani
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PostSubject: Re: my photo set up   Fri 9 Sep - 3:20

Thank'you Scott for sharing your light/lens setup, i really appreciate, the photos are amazing.
Ciao
Michele
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Bob Herrington
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PostSubject: Re: my photo set up   Fri 9 Sep - 7:53

Thanks for sharing you set up...its very nice...also great pics that you have taken.
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