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Canon 60D with studio strobes

Canon 60D with studio strobes
Ward County, North Dakota, USA
April 15, 2011
so my setup has changed, studio strobes, isolation of the strobes from the table as they have fans and vibrate, the rock slabs cut down on room vibration, and the lead block on the camera cuts down on shutter vibration. I have built a few lenses to utilize microscope objectives, and I purchased the Infinity in focus system lens called the KC. This lens is GREAT for imaging genitalic morphologies, but has a steep learning curve to figure out what you can use it for and how. The image above has my home made lens, stack of extension rings and a 4X microscope objective, works really well for things in the few millimeter range size, as well as larger species genitalia..I basically use four lenses, the Canon 100 MM macro, the Canon MP-E65, my home built lens, and the Infinity KC. These four allow me to cover everything from 10mm size adults down to uber tiny genitalic structures.

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Canon 10D with Stackshot salvaged microscope Olympus SZX16 Canon 60D with studio strobes Coenonycha basal knob shot with infinity KC lens Canon 60D with Infinity KC