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Closeup and Personal

This is a discussion on Closeup and Personal within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Just playing around today in the GH...nothing special...

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    Just playing around today in the GH...nothing special
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    and just alittle closer....
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    Ok I'll bite. What kind of camera are you using for these fantastic shots? Great job. Bikerdoc.

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    Nothing special! You're far too modest Bikerdoc. I call them stunning

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    I'm using a Nikon D-80 and a Micro-Nikkor 55mm lense. The lense isn't metered for this camera so the exposures are guesswork. Using a digital camera that provides instantanous results, who cares if the exposure is correct....just delete and shoot again at a different f-stop or shutter speed. Even though the Nikon D-80 has auto settings, I use it in the totally manual mode....just the way I've always shot pics all my life....works for me why change now that I'm an old f#@%&*+

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    COOL SHOTS Phal close ups are my favorite.
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    I would upload that series of pics to Kodak and see if they have the size to make posters you could sell. I know i'd buy a set for the wall! Wow! I am an art nut, used to paint and all I could think when I saw your pics is that they belong on a wall. Great job.
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    Oh so beautiful!! Very nice work, Bikerdoc!

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    Guess work or not they are great shots. You really do need to get posters made. There are some great places on the net that do terrific posters. One in particular that gives you your first 20pics(not posters) free and they also do an awsome job on posters. The paper they use is really nice and thick. If you want the name pm me.

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    Probably the best close-up pictures of 'chids I've seen on the net and I have spent hundreds if not thousands of hours researching Phals. These pics should be displayed in a gallery. Great work Bikerdoc, I sure wish I could take some lessons from you.
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