George is Keeping an Eye On You!

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    Testing a home made macro kit on a one dollar bill.

    I put together a reverse lens macro kit which consisted of:

    Canon 28-90 Zoom Lens (From a film Rebel G EOS)
    Canon Body Cap
    55mm UV Filter

    I cut out the center of the body cap, glued the 55mm Filter onto it, then screwed on the lens.

    I'd actually just finished gluing the filter to the bodycap. As soon as it was dry, I looked for the first thing at hand to test it out and pulled a dollar bill out of my pocket.

    The bill was not flat it was kinda wavy which is why the eye is in focus but the nose is blurred. At full size, you can see the fibers in the bill.

    There is no aperture control, only shutter spped and the DOF is minuscule but the macros are extreme!! More pics to follow.

    Thanks to my friend Matt for all the help.

    MAK Photography 2010, and 55 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. montseteca [deleted] 115 months ago | reply

      Wow excellent!

    2. i_am_durin 115 months ago | reply

      That is impressive. Is the bill flat or is it curved?

      If you feel froggy, could you show us how you created this?

    3. iK@psel 115 months ago | reply

      Very creative way of getting this macro shot, congrats!

    4. .oO beth Oo. 115 months ago | reply

      awesome macro!

    5. lilgreentreefrog1 115 months ago | reply

      thats one blooming hot macro!

    6. mamalexi 109 months ago | reply

      hi, i used this photo on my blog:

      if you want me to remove it, please let me know.


    7. jamescapp02 93 months ago | reply

      My compliments. Our group, WikiCollectables, like it so much we put it in our video:

      I hope we did it justice.

      Your fan, James.

    8. jackieannpatterson 92 months ago | reply

      I used your photo in a collage which will eventually be on my company website ( when its done) and possibly cover art for a book. See my photostream for both the collage and the credit map which will accompany it.
      Thanks for the great photo!

    9. GregBlencoe 81 months ago | reply


      I want to let you know that I included this wonderful photo in a blog post. Here is the link:

      Greg Blencoe
      Positive Waves Baby blog

    10. icemom.diane 80 months ago | reply

      Thank you for sharing this on Creative Commons. I've used it on a blog post on July 7, 2010.

      Ice Mom

    11. xodeb 79 months ago | reply

      great idea! I need to practice my macro.

    12. MarkaBull promos 69 months ago | reply

      Used your image in a blog post on May 16, 2011.

      awesome photo and thanks a lot!

    13. jordanmonson 64 months ago | reply

      I used your image on my blog. Thanks for making it CC!

    14. CMK420 62 months ago | reply

      yes george is definitely keeping tabs on all of us ;)

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