They're here! More Muvipix.com Guides by Steve Grisetti!
The Muvipix.com Guides to Premiere & Photoshop Elements 2021
As well as The Muvipix.com Guide to CyberLink PowerDirector 19
Because there are stories to tell
muvipix.com

Colors - Doing the Macro Slide

Talk about anything here.

Colors - Doing the Macro Slide

Postby sidd finch » Sat Aug 01, 2020 1:42 pm

Having a little fun working with a slider and a macro lens trying to get some shots of the various flowers around the house. The combo of macro and slider is a bit tricky since it goes out of focus so quickly. Recorded with Sony RX0 II



Sidd
Vivere memento. – 'Remember to live..'
User avatar
sidd finch
Moderator
Moderator
 
Posts: 5231
Joined: Mon Apr 23, 2007 5:20 pm
Location: Cyberspace

Re: Colors - Doing the Macro Slide

Postby Peru » Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:12 pm

Nice! :TU:
User avatar
Peru
Moderator
Moderator
 
Posts: 3462
Joined: Wed Oct 17, 2007 12:34 pm
Location: Peru, NY, USA

Re: Colors - Doing the Macro Slide

Postby Steve Grisetti » Sat Aug 01, 2020 5:58 pm

I agree! Very nice work, Sidd! That slider makes everything look magical.
3.6 ghz i7-7700 running Windows 10 Pro 64-bit with 16 gigs RAM and a 2 terrabyte HD. Also iMac 2.6 ghz dual-core, 4 gigs of RAM, running OSX El Capitan and Boot Camp Windows 10 64-bit.
User avatar
Steve Grisetti
Super Moderator
Super Moderator
 
Posts: 13717
Joined: Sat Feb 17, 2007 5:11 pm
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Re: Colors - Doing the Macro Slide

Postby TreeTopsRanch » Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:59 am

You really made a nice video Sid. Is your slider automatic or do you move it manually?
User avatar
TreeTopsRanch
Super Contributor
Super Contributor
 
Posts: 878
Joined: Sat Mar 13, 2010 6:57 pm

Re: Colors - Doing the Macro Slide

Postby sidd finch » Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:34 pm

Thank you everyone for the kind words. I think the movement of the slider really adds that zip to it. I guess I have been watching a lot of Gardner's World on Netflix and got inspired. No beautiful English gardens so the backyard had to do. The morning sun really helped too.

The slider is motorized which in MHO makes the slide very steady and smooth. Getting it setup is a bit tricky but it works.

Sidd
Vivere memento. – 'Remember to live..'
User avatar
sidd finch
Moderator
Moderator
 
Posts: 5231
Joined: Mon Apr 23, 2007 5:20 pm
Location: Cyberspace

Re: Colors - Doing the Macro Slide

Postby John 'twosheds' McDonald » Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:00 am

sidd finch wrote:No beautiful English gardens so the backyard had to do.

Sidd, what about that portion of your yard that has all of those roses in it? That formal layout of the rose beds looks quite English in style to me! ::C :-k
AMD Ryzen 3900x 12C/24T, ASUS x570 mobo, Arctic Liquid Freezer ll 280, Win10 64 bit, 64GB RAM, Radeon RX 570 graphics, Samsung 500GB NVMe 980 PRO (C:), Samsung 970 Evo SSD (D:), LG BD Burner, Dell U2717D Monitor, Synology DS412+ 8TB NAS, Adobe CS6.
User avatar
John 'twosheds' McDonald
Moderator
Moderator
 
Posts: 4019
Joined: Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:57 am
Location: Cheshire, UK

Re: Colors - Doing the Macro Slide

Postby Dave McElderry » Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:38 pm

Incredible! What great close-ups. It's amazing what the motion does for the drama and interest, isn't it? If these are in your back yard you're sure doing something right. :TU:
Be yourself; everyone else is taken.

Asus X570-E motherboard; AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 3.8 GHz; 64GB DDR4; GeForce RTX 2060 6GB; 1TB Samsung 970 Pro M.2 SSD
User avatar
Dave McElderry
Moderator
Moderator
 
Posts: 4323
Joined: Fri Feb 23, 2007 10:18 am
Location: Lost In Middle America

Re: Colors - Doing the Macro Slide

Postby sidd finch » Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:29 pm

Incredible! What great close-ups. It's amazing what the motion does for the drama and interest, isn't it? If these are in your back yard you're sure doing something right.


Dave I am but just a lowly grounds keeper The better half is the master Gardner. Although I am not allowed to make direct eye contact... lol

Sidd, what about that portion of your yard that has all of those roses in it? That formal layout of the rose beds looks quite English in style to me!


Ahh yess the roses, so much energy on the roses that the backyard is almost pedestrian..

Sidd
Vivere memento. – 'Remember to live..'
User avatar
sidd finch
Moderator
Moderator
 
Posts: 5231
Joined: Mon Apr 23, 2007 5:20 pm
Location: Cyberspace

Re: Colors - Doing the Macro Slide

Postby sidd finch » Tue Aug 04, 2020 11:23 am

If the motorized slider intrigues you, I found an inexpensive one that works well for smaller cameras.

https://www.amazon.com/GripGear-Directo ... 765WT5P44P

It lists the recommended camera size. But it also works great for smartphones too.

Sidd
Vivere memento. – 'Remember to live..'
User avatar
sidd finch
Moderator
Moderator
 
Posts: 5231
Joined: Mon Apr 23, 2007 5:20 pm
Location: Cyberspace


Return to Water Cooler 


Similar topics


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 18 guests

cron