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  1. Robert Watcher

    Animals Close up (not macro)

    Olympus 75-300mm lens
  2. Robert Watcher

    Art Around the House - Tethered Desktop Studio

    Looking around the house for interesting photographic subjects. This is not only a closeup of two forks out of the drawer, but I was also able to experiment with Live Composition to introduce some colours in the background with my iPhone. I just did a Google search for a colour and then click...
  3. Robert Watcher

    ADAPTABILITY - Can’t go outside, but gotta still photograph

    It has been a little boring not having much real content to photograph on a daily basis... ... and so I decided to utilize a small desk space in our living room, and discover a whole new facet of photography this spring —- closeup photography on a macro scale. I had a camera. I have an adapted...
  4. Dr Klaus Schmitt

    Lichen multispectral in closeup

    Since there was a request... Visible light, reflected UV, simulated bee and butterfly vision (left to right, top to bottom)
  5. Robert Watcher


    I haven’t used the macro lens (35mm Olympus) that I got when I was home In Canada a few months ago. Haven’t found bugs or a way to get them still at 1/2 inch from the lens, and I’m realizing that it is hard and takes a lot of patience and controlled environments. I grabbed a camera with the...
  6. Dr Klaus Schmitt

    Late autumn Hortensia flower