Close up (first try)

Discussion in 'Through-the-Lens Club' started by Lunatic Fringe, Nov 27, 2005.

  1. Lunatic Fringe

    Lunatic Fringe On the edge

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    I tried this earlier. Didn't seem to work. Let's try this again.

    My first try at some close photos.

    Canon 20D, 17-85 EF-S lens

    1/250 sec, f5.6 @ 85mm
     
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    Lunatic Fringe, since there is not EXIF in the picture, did you use autofocus, or did you focus manually?
     

  3. Lunatic Fringe

    Lunatic Fringe On the edge

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    If I remember correctly, I was using the auto focus forced to use only the center point. I could have perhaps gotten a better picture with manual focusing, but I was basically just playing with the camera, seeing what it would do, and was quite surprised with the pictures (I took maybe ten photos) of the spider. I felt like the auto focus worked quite well for one of Canon's "so-so" lenses.
     
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    Those things get around.
     
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    now I'm itching all over.......yikes!
     
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    major, this one is for you. ;f
     
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    All right guys, I am about 2 seconds from smashing my screen :(
     
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    Now, I know this might not help, but when tarantulas walk on your skin, they are so light and furry, they feel like a cat rubbing against you. ;P :cool:

    Not that I am proposing that you handle one as a proof. ;) ^3
     
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    ~rf I was going to suggest that people need to post a warning before putting up shots like those. I closed that window as soon as I saw his hairy leg! ;P ;P ;P