Robber Fly

Robert Jensen April 03, 2013

great work - how many images did it take to create this? #1522310

Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas April 03, 2013

Thank you Robert. 42 images. Software used: Zerene Stacker. #10640322

Robert Jensen April 03, 2013

Thanks - have been using Helicon Focus but I hear that Zerene is better. What lens did you use? #10640592

Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas April 03, 2013

For me, the better software. I use a Canon Macro 100 mm f/2.8L + Extension Tubes + Microscopic Lens. #10640691

Robert Jensen April 03, 2013

Thanks - what do you mean by microscopic lens? Are you referring to a 2 element screw on diopter? #10640721

Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas April 03, 2013

Specifically a Raynox MSN-202. #10640723

Robert Jensen April 03, 2013

thanks #10640727

Robert Jensen April 03, 2013

So the Raynox is a stand alone lens? I might try my old Olympus 20mm macro lens that does up to 9x's life size with the auto extension tubes. #10640730

Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas April 03, 2013

Yes. It has an adapter to be attached to the lenses. #10640731

Robert Jensen April 03, 2013

I see some people use it as a standalone. Are you saying that you actually attach the Raynox on to the Canon 100 macro?
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Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas April 03, 2013

Exactly!!! #10640765

Robert Jensen April 03, 2013

Thanks again. I think I will order one. #10640814

Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas April 03, 2013

You are welcome friend. This model is an excellente choice. Find me in FB and my website is www.carlosesteban.net. #10640837

Robert Jensen April 04, 2013

Do you use a focusing rail? #10641161

Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas April 04, 2013

Yes. A cheap focus raik bought in Amazon. #10641166

Robert Jensen April 04, 2013

When you are stacking so many images, do you shoot them in jpeg mode? I would image RAW would be a nightmare in terms of memory. #10641364

Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas April 04, 2013

I am using JPG now. The Zerene Stacker only read tiff and jpg formats then we will need to convert the raw files and that make the process so hard. But I´d like to test FS using raw files later to see the difference. #10641375

Robert Jensen April 04, 2013

I use RAW but am only doing stacks on flowers that are up to about 10 images. 50-75 in RAW would be way too big. If I get a macro rail system I think I will shoot these in jpeg. #10641403

Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas April 04, 2013

That´s right! Can you write me to solis@carlosesteban.net please. #10641422

Sharon Sawyer April 05, 2013

WOW!!! Outstanding, Carlos! #10643038

Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas April 06, 2013

Thank you Sharon!!! #10643233

Robert Jensen May 26, 2013

Congrats = glad they chose this one #10707667

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 27, 2013

Impressive shot and equipment you use, Carlos. Thanks for sharing the information in the thread. CONGRATZ and good luck up next!

UB. #10708660

Chris Budny level-deluxe May 28, 2013

What a stunner! Great work, and thanks for sharing the details from Robert's questions. Congratulations! #10712015

Mike F. Anderson level-classic May 28, 2013

Wow Carlos! Excellent! Congratulations on your finalist. #10712683

Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas May 28, 2013

Thank you Robert, Usman, Cristopher and Mike for your kind words. #10712719

Rudi Reiner level-classic May 29, 2013

Congratulations on your gold, what a stunning shot! #10714786

Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas May 29, 2013

Thank you very much Rudi. #10714789

JO ANN CLEVELAND May 30, 2013

What a fantastic image! Big congrats on your 2nd Place Win Carlos!

jo ann c #10715523

jorge scott level-classic June 21, 2013

Carlos, hasta ahora la veo por estos lados.... Felicidades!!! Creo que ya tenés que ir pensando en una expo.

J
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Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas June 27, 2013

Thank you Jo Ann. #10746411

Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas June 27, 2013

Jorge, amigo! Muchísimas gracias por sus palabras. Muy amable. Ahí vamos experimentando y disfrutando de esta hermosa pasión por la fotografía. Saludos! #10746413

Alexandra Hankova July 15, 2013

WOW! Unbelievable details! Fantastic. Huge congratulations! :-) #10768388

Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas July 18, 2013

Thank you very much Alexandra! :) #10771815

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 12, 2013

Very cool!! #10841569

Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas September 12, 2013

Thank you very much Shelly! :) #10841577

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Focus Stacking Technique.

Uploaded on April 01, 2013


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