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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Bee and Verbena
From: lluisripollphotography at (Lluis Ripoll)
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:56:19 +0200
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I?ve never heard that Verbena was the name of a flower, this is a Spanish 
name used for the party of the St. John Solstice night, here the tradition 
is make fire works, fires, a special cake, Cava (Catalan Champagne) and 
Dancing, the young people add swimming on the beach


> El 16 jul 2018, a les 2:31, Douglas Barry <imra at> va escriure:
> A friend of mine knowing my interest in cameras gave me four old film ones 
> along with a few lenses, and other ancillary bits. Sadly, all of the 
> cameras require greater or lesser work to make them functional, and some 
> of the lenses have fungus thanks to his living abroad in places of high 
> humidity. Looks like I'll be busy over the winter with some tiny 
> screwdrivers.
> I've never tried removing fungus before, so if any one has a sure fire 
> treatment let me know. That said one of the seemingly okish lenses is a 
> Miranda 70-210 f4 Macro which thanks to its Pentax fit will work on my 
> A7ii. Here's a dullish handheld shot taken with it. Not being a macro man, 
> I can only admire the patience and fast reflexes demonstrated by many on 
> this list who produce excellent macro images day in, day out.
> Bee being busy on a Verbena flower. Sony A7ii with Miranda 70-210 f4 Macro 
> (Pentax fit). Can be seen larger.
> BTW has anyone here had success with extension tubes on a Sony A7 for 
> macro work?
> Douglas
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