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Discussion in 'Wildlife-Nature' started by beakhammer, Mar 6, 2016.

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    Thanks Vincent!
     
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    Helios Zebra 58mm 2

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    Helios Zebra 58mm 2
     
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    Lovely Alex!
    I like how the zebra renders.
     
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    x-e2 & xc 50-230

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    x-t1 w/ contax 2.8/100

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    Maybe it was the mild winter, maybe the dry Spring, but the trees are popping with color this year. The flowers above (name unknown to me) were planted below our Saucer Magnolia four years ago, and this year they bloomed. The petals are falling now on the Magnolias but the fruit trees are just blooming. As I think is typical, I have a sort of love/hate relationship with flowers, they're gorgeous and they know it, so it's very hard (for me at least) to enjoy snapping their picture. Leaves on the other hand (next post) are full of character.

    Both x-t1 with contax 2.8/100

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    Wild Lily out in the woods in Eugene, OR.
     
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    Love this series Alex.
    What lens(es) did you use?
     
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    Very nice. Studio like results in the wild!
     
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    Thank you very much, mnhoj! Lenses used are:

    1) Zonlai Discover 35mm 1.8
    2) Zonlai Discover 35mm 1.8
    3) Either Fujinon 55 1.8 or Helios 44 - 2 (don't remember which of the two I used here)

    I also use (cheap) close-up lenses on all the lenses in order to get that close to the small flowers but maybe not on the second photo the blossoms.
     
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    You sure are rockin' those!
     
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    Fuji X-T1 (Velvia) and Zeiss Tessar 50mm 2.8
     
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    Fujifilm X-T1 and Zeiss Tessar 50mm 2.8
     
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    1. English ivy, an invasive species in British Columbia where I took this picture.
    2. Winter croci (taken in February) on Vancouver Island, British Columbia...

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    wisteria way early...

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    pawpaw flowers (yeah, they're a real thing :D)...

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    X-T2 and XF55-200mm this unusually warm week.

    Thanks for looking,
    Ed
     
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    Fuji X-T1 & 18 f2

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