First Test Shot With Coins

As I mentioned in my previous post, I have a new lens, the Nikon 40mm Micro. When the lens arrived, I couldn’t wait to unbox it and attached the lens immediately. I wondered what I could photograph first. I mainly want to use it for small things, and then I looked into my wallet and found some coins, 1 Euro and 50 cents. I did put them on my desk and shot my first photo with this lens. Not too bad for the first one I think. Continue reading First Test Shot With Coins

Bee On A Yellow Plant

I find it quite difficult to take close-up shots of small insects with my 18-105mm kit lens. Mainly because it’s not a macro lens and because the minimum focus distance of 0.45 meters, but I definitely learned how to get around it and how to take decent close-up photos with the Nikon 18-105mm kit lens without additional equipment. So, I’ve been in the garden again today, and usually when I am there, I take my camera with me. I spotted some bees on a yellow flower, and the image in this post is one of the photos that I could … Continue reading Bee On A Yellow Plant