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Isolation Photo Project : Day 154

Marco photograph and wildlife photography have a few things in common; bulky heavy lenses, narrow depth of field, and the need to hold the lens very steady while photographing the subject preferably with the use of a tripod, and they are expensive. Fuji's R LM OIS WR macro and wildlife lenses are over $1000. I had fun exploring the dried leaves and insects in my backyard with the Fujinon XF80mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR macro lens that I rented for…

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Isolation Photo Project, Day 20

I had rented a macro lens to do some macro flower photography on the weekend. But I was denied the opportunity when the federal, state and municipal governments closed the parks (which I don't use), forests and woods they control. I started out just shooting the things around my backyard. But I started to feel like an idiot. There are open spaces not under authoritarian control. I visited one of the open spaces in my town that was not closed…

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Isolation Photo Project, Day 19

Last week I saw so many Sourland Mountain wildflowers that I wished I had a macro lens. On Sunday, I rented the Fujinon XF80mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro with the hope that I could revisit some of the trails where I found wildflowers on the weekend. Then, of course, later in the week, the governor and state counties closed all-state and county parks, forests and woods. Then the federal government did the same. Some of the places where I…

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