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  1. I am Jeroen Hoppenbrouwers from the Netherlands.
    Since 2009 I am working with digital photography, and quickly developed a passion for macro. After a few years i wanted to get closer to the subjects and started using reversed lenses,
    soon i had an arsenal with old "analog" lenses to use reversed for bigger than 1:1 macro's (mostly old Nikon and Pentax lenses). Lately i began experimenting with some self made mini aquariums for underwater macro's, witch is big fun to do!
    Replied 2 years ago, modified 2 years ago
  2. hi Jeroen,

    And thank you for this intro! I suppose you use a tripod and focus stacking to get the magnification and depth of field in your awesome photos?
    Replied 2 years ago
  3. Welcome Jeroen and I am really looking forward to seeing your works. Replied 2 years ago
  4. Thanks for the nice and warm welcome!

    This is a link to an article i wrote on reversed lens photography. It is in Dutch but the picture of the camera setup will
    explain a lot.
    http://www.derooijfotografie.nl/macrofotografie-met-een-omgedraaide-lens/

    For the depth of field i mostly use F/16 and sometimes with a lot of luck can make a focus stack with two or three pictures.
    I use a flash to counter the use of a tripod, which is almost impossible to use when your subject is about 5 cm from the lens.
    Replied 2 years ago, modified 2 years ago
  5. @Jeroen: I am very surprised after reading that article. On other sites I see specialists like you doing stacks of over a hundred images, with a special rail, etc. Yet here you deliver the same result with a reversed lens, a normal flash, from hand...that is very surprising. And hopeful :) Replied 2 years ago

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