A little macro fun.
I took advantage of the morning light to step out onto the patio with my Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1, the fun little Pentax C-mount 25mm ƒ1.4 manual focus lens, plus a coupla’ extension tubes to make a few macro flower shots.
At ƒ1.4 the CCTV lens makes really cool in-your-face portraits, with a lot of swirly bokeh in the background, but to get any kind of sharpness when shooting macros I have to knock it down a few stops to get a little deeper depth of field. Plus with an extension tube at wide-open it’s near impossible to hand-hold and focus.
Here are four that turned out…