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A macro question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mario Vargas May 13, 2014. 8 Replies

I´m looking for  a macro lens but most are expensive, The canon 50 mm f2.5  is a half lmacro (0.5 x), since my cameras has an APS-c sensor this lens transform to a 80 mm macro because the crop factor…Continue

Tags: 50, mm, factor, crop, macro

blueness tone on my pictures

Started this discussion. Last reply by Navid Qureshi Nov 5, 2012. 10 Replies

In a recent trip to Macchu Picchu i take  a lot of pictures between 11 am to 2 pm, i note in all of them a blueness tone in the mountains and the sky.…Continue

Tags: canon, 60d, toning, picchu, macchu

Please add some geographic data

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eileen Corry Aug 17, 2013. 5 Replies

Dear friends, I try to look every day the new shots that you added, some a fantastic, it will be appreciated if you add some geographic and technical data, it will add a lot of value if you lake to…Continue


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About Me and My Photography Experience:
I' m a medical doctor, married and 59 yo, I´m cardiologist, love a lot to take pictures and edit
I´m amateur and self trained in photography. always have a camera handly and take pictures about everything
Thanks for visiting and comment my photostream, I learn a lot from your work everyday
My Photography Equipment:
Canon Rebel xs, Canon 60d, Canon 6d (new¡¡¡)
Canon 18-55mm, 55-250 mm, 50 f1.8, 75-300 f 3.5. Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6, Tamron 18-200, canon extension tubes, canon 35 mm f2, canon 24-105 f4 L
Canon G15, Panasonic LF1 (new¡¡¡¡¡)
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At 10:00am on February 28, 2015, Biarnes Eric said…

Merci Mario.

At 2:53pm on February 27, 2015, Bob Melnyk said…

Niagara Falls Winter - so cold....  thanks for comment

At 2:52pm on February 27, 2015, Bob Melnyk said…

Thanks Mario for commenting on my Niagara Falls image..  the Wind Sculpture is a post that supports an ornamental iron fence at the edge of the river gorge...  about three times its normal size with the ice coating.

At 3:21pm on February 25, 2015, Bob Melnyk said…

Thank you Mario for commenting on my image Niagara Falls - Winter..

At 6:37pm on February 24, 2015, Rose said…

Mario, I enjoy viewing your photos, I especially love the ones you've made in Spain. Thank you for the likes and comments on my shots. I truly appreciate them all.

At 12:48pm on February 24, 2015, Florica Topa said…

Thank you Mario - for information

At 6:42am on February 24, 2015, Karl Rose said…

Hi Mario. Thanks for the comment on my fruit shot. I thought you would like this one, both as a doctor and photographer. I eat a LOT of fruits & vegetables even in the winter. GOOD for the heart and YUMMY :)

At 7:25pm on February 23, 2015, Jerry Olschki said…

Thank you, Mario,  This was, of course, a town made for a camera!

At 3:56pm on February 20, 2015, jas saj said…

Thanks for the like Mario

At 8:13pm on February 18, 2015, Jerry Olschki said…

Thank you, Mario!

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Exposure to the right: have you done?

Posted on October 2, 2012 at 6:30am 3 Comments

I read  about this technique to use the histogram and overexpose intentionally without clipping the highlights, always in raw to obtain better pictures specially less noisie in the shadows.

In a recent travel to Cuzco I take this picture from the plane (some inevitable scratchs in the windows plane), as you see is overexposed. The picture was taked with a canon xs, with canon 18-55 mm, in 27 mm, iso 100,  f8, 1/60 sec, with +2 ev in exposure compensation, with aperture priority in raw…


What moves you to bw or color?

Posted on September 9, 2012 at 8:30am 10 Comments

As I´m gettin older (now 56) I love everyday more the bw pictures. Instead our retines has more cones (looks the colours) than rods (looks bw) so a little more detail can be see in colour, bw has some special enchanting that I still don´t discover what it is. Hope you can aid to me or at last express what…


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