Discovering new world...slowly

posted on 14th of november, 2009

Back in summer 2009 i was so bored of these regular shots with everyday lens. So i thought i need something new. Well, as I didn't want to buy a crap, i found really good and long telephoto lenses unaffordable and decided for really "short" lenses. So, an extreme macro lens from Canon, the MP-E 60mm was ordered in ca 1 week after founded the need for something new.
Unfortunatly i haven't have much time to practice but i've got some really really awsome photos that human eye doesn't see in everyday life. There really is another small world down there ;)
But it must be mentioned, the lens is really difficult to use as well - No image stabilizer, no autofocus. Yes you read right, no autofocus - YOU ARE THE FOCUSing motor while moving yourself or the camera back-and-forward. Things...

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Posted by Risto40 on December 03, 2009
few more photos taken with this lens (canon mp-e65, not 60. sorry for the mistake) added to my gallery.
Posted by Risto40 on November 14, 2009
i've seen few 5x shots in internet. so, that fly shot i have in the blog, well the 5x would have almost only the fly's eye on the picture :)
Posted by Wildmac on November 14, 2009
Great shots! I've looked at this lens and wondered what something at 5x magnification would look like. It sounds great, I can't wait to see something at 5x. :0)

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