01 June 2015

Cyclamen Flower Photo Project: With Canon EOS 700D and various lenses

Cyclamen Flower Photo Project: With Canon EOS 700D and various lenses
All Photos © Vernon Chalmers
Cyclamen Plant : Arnhem Milnerton Cape Town

Objective: Demonstrating application of the Canon EOS 700D / Rebel T5i DSLR camera with EF 50mm f/1.8 II and EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lenses (and Canon Speedlite 430EX II flash / Canon EF25 II Extension Tube).
Note: All photos hand-held in Av mode (Aperture Priority) with external hot shoe flash. Auto flash ISO (TTL mode). Shutter speeds all automatically selected by camera. All images shot in JPEG.
 Canon Camera / Flash Equipment
  • Canon EOS 700D SLR camera body
  • Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II prime lens
  • Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM zoom lens
  • Canon EF25 II Extension Tube (for last image close-up)
  • Canon Speedlite 430EX II flash
  • Sto-Fen Omni-Bounce EW Diffuser

Av Mode - Aperture Priority Settings
  • 50mm f/1.8 II lens (nifty fifty) @ (f/8 - f/22)
  • 18-135mm lens @ (f/16 - f/22)
  • Auto ISO 400 / TTL flash mode 
  • Shutter speed: various (auto)
  • Image stabilsation on (EF-S lens)
  • Zero post-processing (just crops)
                                                                                  (click image to enlarge)
Cyclamen Flower Photo Project: With Canon EOS 70D and EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens Photo: © Vernon Chalmers
Canon EOS 700D / EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens (Nifty Fifty) f/22 ISO 400 (Flash)
Cyclamen Flower Photo Project: With Canon EOS 70D and EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens Photo: © Vernon Chalmers
Canon EOS 700D / EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens (Nifty Fifty) f/8 ISO 400 (Flash)
Cyclamen Flower Photo Project: With Canon EOS 70D and EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens Photo: © Vernon Chalmers
Canon EOS 700D / EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens (Nifty Fifty) f/22 ISO 400 (Flash)
Cyclamen Flower Photo Project: With Canon EOS 70D and EF-S 18-135mm IS STM Lens Photo: © Vernon Chalmers
Canon EOS 700D / EF-S 18-135mm IS STM lens  f/16 ISO 400 (Flash)
Cyclamen Flower Photo Project: With Canon EOS 70D and EF-S 18-135mm IS STM Lens Photo: © Vernon Chalmers
Canon EOS 700D /  EF-S 18-135mm IS STM lens  f/22 ISO 400 (Flash)
Cyclamen Flower Photo Project: With Canon EOS 70D and EF-S 18-135mm IS STM Lens Photo: © Vernon Chalmers
Canon EOS 700D / EF-S 18-135mm IS STM lens  f/22 ISO 400 (Flash)
Cyclamen Flower Photo Project: With Canon EOS 70D and EF-S 18-135mm IS STM Lens Photo: © Vernon Chalmers
Canon EOS 700D / EF-S 18-135mm IS STM lens  f/22 ISO 400 (Flash)


Canon EOS 700D / EF-S 18-135mm lens  / Extension Tube f/22 ISO 400 (Flash)
Canon EOS 700D / EF-S 18-135mm lens  / Extension Tube f/22 ISO 400 (Flash)
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