Taken with Minolta MD 28mm 2.8 reverse mounted with reverse-ring
Today arrived my reverse-ring. So I did a few test-shots. :-)

10 comments so far...

frabax October 25, 2008, 06:42 PM
UUAAHH !!!! good shot ,
but wtf IS that?
Volker October 25, 2008, 07:03 PM
Hehe... Thank you!!!
It's the skin of a dragonfly larva (Exuvia).
ranke October 26, 2008, 10:21 AM
very good!
Gergana Vasileva October 26, 2008, 03:08 PM
WoW! Very good lens and wonderful macro, Precious! I never tried reverse-ring but now I think ... I'll have soon a little walk to our favorite place (the photopavilion) to check what they have :)))
Volker October 26, 2008, 03:42 PM
Thanks a lot, Geri!!! I was glad to find a way to use this old lens. It has also the advantage of manually aperture setting. And I was surprised the cheap kit-lens made a good job, too.
Give it a try, it's great fun. :-)))
Volker October 26, 2008, 04:06 PM
Danke, Ranke!!! :-)))
StevieB October 27, 2008, 11:51 AM
It's amazing to think you can get out of a skin that's so close-fitting without destroying it! I can't even get out of my shirts that neatly!!! :)
FrauFeli October 27, 2008, 08:41 PM
!!! Hu. Luckily they're not normally that big.. Super Aufnahme, Volker!
anita October 27, 2008, 09:18 PM
Volker October 27, 2008, 09:56 PM
Thanks a lot, my dear Friends!!! :-)))
Stevie, you're right. It's really amazing. There is only a little hole behind the head to get out. And there is even the skin from the thin legs. Don't know how they can do that.
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