Macro Monday! Show that zoomed-in detail shot on Monday

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  1. Ty Henderson

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    I think there should have been some sort of restriction / requirements for this thread. Posting a low quality highly distorted cell phone pic is just annoying? 'zooming' in / 'cropping' a picture doesn't make it macro.
     
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    Since a portion of us are sub-amateur photographers (personally, I'm hyposub-amateur :grin:)...that's about as macro as it gets.
     
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    I'm not even a sub-amateur. I only know how to power on/off, turn of the flash, switch to "macro" option & download photos... The other nobs and switches are some kind of weird voodoo magic to me.
     
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    In a world saturated with crappy camera dumb-phones, you aren't going to get much cooperation here if you want really clear macros. Some people have a macro lens or a good camera, but not all. It's the way it is.
    My very inexpensive and affordable-to-everyone-camera is a Canon Digital Elph SD1200is. A hi-def and useful electronic tool with 1080p video and auto or manual everything...a very cool, small package mind-blower.
    These are easily sourced on ebay for around $25 to $45 used, the price of a good meal somewhere. I have never understood why anyone would post blurry images myself, but that's just me. I don't have a dumb-phone.
     
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    I use an Olympus VR-340. Basically a point and shoot digital. It has Macro and Super Macro modes. I shoot a ton of pics, then start weeding out shots until I'm left with a few good ones.

    BTW, is talking about what makes a Macro shot comparable to talking about what constitutes a ratrod bike?:39:
     
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    I think by definition it means the image of the subject is larger than the subject itself. In the digital age, I don't think the method of how you get there is important.
    But I wouldn't let the efforts of other amateurs annoy me, especially on a relaxed site on the backroads of the interwebs. If someone is interested enough to post, I can take a moment to look. It's not as though an imperfect picture here is going to interrupt my super important web-browsing time.
     
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    My phone works just fine for me. I'm not a picture taker, so when I do want to take a picture, the phone is always handy. Gave up on digital cameras after my phone pics started looking better than those from the camera. LOL[​IMG]

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    You're too right, and this isn't a lame-o photography forum, its all about BIKES! I was in an ornery mood last night ;)
    I do enjoy all the photo's posted in this and all other threads! Accept for those darn ones that are posted upside down and make my neck hurt hahaha.
     
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    In terms of mediocre macro photo's being explained away(again)::::13: If you can't or are unable to take a macro photo and share it proudly, then just don't do it! Simple. This IS a photo thread, so if you have what you know is a macro shot that you are proud of, then by all means post it. Can we all try to improve our skills a bit or just continue to explain them away?:39:
    This is not rocket science. A blurry, landscape-style photo or a pic of your entire shop or side shot of a Chinese bike is NOT a macro image. :acute:
    I look for clarity and detail in Macro photos and suggest the same for others who want to contribute to this thread.
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    THICC THICC1.jpg
    THICC2.jpg Now that's a seatpost!​
     
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    This macro Monday thread is 1 of my favorites.... MM.jpg DSC_0033.JPG
     
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    Oops, this Tuesday. Sorry.

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