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Dracula radiosa

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by Gerrit, Jun 17, 2019.

  1. Gerrit

    Gerrit Well-Known Member

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    Dracula radiosa-190617--2.jpg Dracula radiosa-190617--3.jpg
     
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  2. DanaRaluca

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    So beautiful! May I ask for a whole-plant photo, too?
     
  3. Ted Baenziger

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    Yes, your photos are exquisite, and I'm sure you have been asked many times how you do it: which camera, lighting, lens, fStop, etc. Where could I get the information? Is it on the forum?
     
  4. Gerrit

    Gerrit Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Ted.

    Lucky I've made a template :)

    Equipment:

    Cameras: Canon EOS 550D with RS60-E3 cable remote control and Canon 6D with HAMA cable remote control.

    Lenses: on the 550D Canon a EF-S 60mm Macro f 1:2.8 and for the really tiny things on the 6D a Canon MP-E 65mm f 1:2.8.

    Cameras mounted on Velbon Super Mag Slider.

    Tripod Manfrotto with Markins ball head.

    Light source: one 28 watt 5500K light bulb in a Falcon Eyes softbox.

    Background a simple black cloth.

    Photos taken in RAW at 100 ASA using the live-view modus, f 7.1

    Stacked with Helicon Focus photo stacking program.

    Further adjustments in Adobe Lightroom using a grey card for correct white balance.

    That's it.

    If you have any further questions, feel free to ask
     
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  5. Ted Baenziger

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    Terrific. We all thank you. I don't have all these things, but I still need to take really small flowers in crisp focus. I guess I need to invest mucho dinero!