Joseph Hallenbeck

I came across a used macro lens for sale recently. I’ve had an eye out for a macro for some time, but they are one of those specialty kinds of lenses that don’t seem to be for sale used in the same bulk as consumer kit lenses or ultra-zooms. Here’s the results of my first real test of the lens:

Mushroom

Settings

Model: Nikon D80 /w AF Micro-Nikon 200mm f/4.0 IF-ED

Shutter: 1.3 sec

Exposure Program: Manual

F-Stop: f/18

ISO: 400

Focal Length: 200mm

Lighting: None

And for those of you who would like to see it blown up to 100% we can really see the details that macro photography allows:

Mushroom

"Photo Journal #6 - Wild Mushrooms & Macro Photography" by Joseph Hallenbeck is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Support this and future posts on