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Simple Clicks – iris in color vs black & white

A short carry-over from my previous post on photographing iris blossoms with my old Takumar manual lens; when I started working through them in post, I made copies…

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Iris macros

I’m not much of a flower guy, when it comes to photography.  It’s a popular subject for many, and there’s certainly a beauty in it, but it just…

BRENT PENNINGTONMacro photograph of dogwood tree blossom.  11 May 2014.

Simple Clicks – Macro in the garden

Playing around in the garden one morning a couple of months back, with the old Takumar 50mm macro lens.  I’m always amazed at how even the smallest breath…

BRENT PENNINGTON Macro images of orchid blossom at greater than 1:1, taken in the studio on 11 February 2013.

Messin’ around with macro

The Leica 45mm macro lens is gone and I’m back to just my Takumar 50mm f/4 macro. It’s an all-manual lens on an adapter, but given how often…

Manual

Got to thinking about things – all manner of abstract and oddity – during my drive to Lock Haven last weekend. Mandy was asleep in the passenger’s seat,…

Visitors at Hillside Farms on the morning of 02 June 2012.

More time on the farm

Spent some time this past weekend back down at Hillside Farms. My mom was in town and, after seeing all the photos I’ve made of the animals and…

Takumar 50mm f/4 Macro lens with Fotodiox M42 to m4:3 adapter

First shots with MF lenses on m4:3

Ever since I first started learning about the m4:3 system, I’ve been hearing how easy it is to adapt virtually any range of existing DSLR lenses to work…

Macro images of an orchid taken in the studio on 17 March 2012.

Explorations in Macro, Pt. 2

Spent part of the weekend playing around with this whole macro thing some more and have finally started to straighten out some of the workflow and technique. It’s…

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Explorations in Macro, Pt. 1

DST came into effect on Sunday, which is a breath of spring. The light now lasts into the evening hours, the first buds are appearing on the trees,…

MF Lenses in an AF World – Part 2

So I was all excited to get my MF lenses and give them a try. I’ve had them for a week now, and one of them is already…

MF Lenses in an AF World – Part 1

The Internet is a dangerous place for photographers – there’s too much cool information floating around, waiting to entrap us. A week ago I got wrapped up in…

Rethinking Live View

Certain features are quick to catch my negative attention when released. Anyone who has followed me on here has probably noticed this. The list isn’t huge, but it…