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Valentino Gold Member Awarded for high level skills in landscape and wildlife photography Nikonian since 04th Dec 2004Fri 01-Mar-13 12:20 AM
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"March Contest: Tools"
Sun 31-Mar-13 07:34 PM by Valentino

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This months theme is Tools

A tool, defined as a device or implement, especially one held in the hand, used to carry out a particular function, is something we all have around the house, office or car. It can be anything like a set of tiny screwdrivers, hammer and chisel, bottle opener, saw, mortar and pestle for crushing herbs, monkey wrench... If it’s a tool or tool part, well composed and close up, it’s fair game.

RULES:
--Post up to 7 images but only one image/post
--Include shooting info so we can learn from each other
--Previously posted images are welcome but not previous contest winners
--When posting please do so by hitting the ‘reply’ link below this top post, not the reply link to another post.
--Include a title in the subject line
--Capture must be shot with a Nikon camera and any lens
--Comments are welcome but NO public critiquing, i.e., how to make it better. This is a contest so PM's are a better way to offer feedback
--WARNING Posts that do not meet the spirit of the challenge will not be selected as finalists and may be periodically removed by the moderators without notice

The top images will be selected by the previous months winner and be included in a poll for members to vote for the winning photo. The winning image will be added to the Macro Contest Winners Gallery

Albert J Valentino
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dhalloxf Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd Oct 2006Thu 07-Mar-13 12:55 AM
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#1. "Old Hand Drill Gears"
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Oxford, US
          

Window light, D600, Tokina 100mm @f/16, 5 sec, ISO 200, 5 shot stack




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SheriB Silver Member Awarded for sharing her exceptional images and details of rural farm life. Nikonian since 11th Sep 2010Thu 07-Mar-13 10:59 AM
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#2. "RE: Old Hand Drill Gears"
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Like the pop of red in this

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dhalloxf Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd Oct 2006Thu 07-Mar-13 04:08 PM
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#3. "RE: Old Hand Drill Gears"
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Oxford, US
          

Thank you, Sheri.

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nkcllewis Silver Member Charter MemberThu 07-Mar-13 04:40 PM
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#4. "RE: Old Hand Drill Gears"
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Washington, US
          

Catches my eye immediately for its texture and shapes. Nicely composed as well. Kent in VA

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"A poor worker always blames his tools" Anonymous

  

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dhalloxf Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd Oct 2006Thu 07-Mar-13 10:20 PM
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#6. "RE: Old Hand Drill Gears"
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Thank you, Kent.

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#5. "RE: Old Hand Drill Gears"
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Philadelphia, US
          

Very nice photo. I've seen "stacked" photos in astronomy and always wondered what functions were applied (I'm assuming) in Lr. How did you stack yours?

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dhalloxf Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd Oct 2006Thu 07-Mar-13 10:38 PM
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#7. "RE: Old Hand Drill Gears"
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Bob, I don't stack photos very often but I use a program called CombineZP. It is a free program that I downloaded a few years ago. It is fairly easy to use but doesn't have the fancy features of the expensive software. If you are looking to try stacking, the CombineZP price is right. Thanks for your comment.

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#8. "RE: March Contest: Tools"
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Seattle, US
          

Well I must say making tools look good is a challenge.
Nikon D 700, Nikon 105 F 2.8 @ F8 and 1/250, ASA 200.
three SB R200s and a SB 800. One Red Filter, One Blue Filter.

I was trying to make the shadows interesting. This is a tool that I took from the bike to use in the Camera Bag. Lots of good uses.




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SheriB Silver Member Awarded for sharing her exceptional images and details of rural farm life. Nikonian since 11th Sep 2010Sat 09-Mar-13 02:46 PM
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#9. "Hoof Rasp Detail"
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Really playing around with equipment here..first time I used this set up..D300s,pre Ai nikon 55mm f/3.5 macro with M2 extension tube, 5 image stack in CombineZP. As far as actual lens settings..your guess is as good as mine..I didn't write them down. Just realizing this is harder than I thought it was :-P


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domer2760 Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his frequent assistance to other members by sharing his perspective, skills and expertise, especially with infrared and macro photography. Nikonian since 23rd Oct 2010Sat 09-Mar-13 05:12 PM
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#10. "Leatherman"
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Ann Arbor, US
          

Leatherman Skeletool. A handy little thing that lives in my camera bag. Shot on a small mirror. The background is black fleece material.

D7000, 50mm f/1.8 AFD, f/3.5, 1/60 sec, ISO 200, single SB-800.


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jordivb Silver Member Nikonian since 01st Mar 2009Sat 09-Mar-13 07:39 PM
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#11. "RE: Leatherman"
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Manresa, ES
          

Nice composition!
Looks like a sci-fi tool

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domer2760 Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his frequent assistance to other members by sharing his perspective, skills and expertise, especially with infrared and macro photography. Nikonian since 23rd Oct 2010Sat 09-Mar-13 08:54 PM
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#13. "RE: Leatherman"
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Ann Arbor, US
          

Thanks Jordi. It does look very futuristic. Your gear photos inspired me to try shooting some shiny things. It is a challenge to tame the all the reflections and get them in the right places.

Thanks for the inspiration!

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jordivb Silver Member Nikonian since 01st Mar 2009Sun 10-Mar-13 08:36 PM
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#20. "RE: Leatherman"
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Manresa, ES
          

You are welcome!

Glad to read that my pics provide inspiration! Something I feel I lack myself lately......

Controlling reflections in my case involve a lot of trial and error. Unless you are gifted or very experienced with lighting, requires a lot of patience and experiments. I recall the image of the swiss knife I posted some months ago needed more than 50 shots until I got reflections OK to my taste. Sometimes perseverance is a good substitute for talent, and, no doubt, a good way to acquire it.

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#21. "RE: Leatherman"
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Manresa, ES
          

You are welcome!

Glad to read that my pics provide inspiration! Something I feel I lack myself lately......

Controlling reflections in my case involve a lot of trial and error. Unless you are gifted or very experienced with lighting, requires a lot of patience and experiments. I recall the image of the swiss knife I posted some months ago needed more than 50 shots until I got reflections OK to my taste. Sometimes perseverance is a good substitute for talent, and, no doubt, a good way to acquire it.

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domer2760 Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his frequent assistance to other members by sharing his perspective, skills and expertise, especially with infrared and macro photography. Nikonian since 23rd Oct 2010Sun 10-Mar-13 09:51 PM
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#23. "RE: Leatherman"
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Ann Arbor, US
          

Jordi,
I just checked the SD card from the camera. It took 31 tries to get something I was willing to share. I hate to think what this would cost if I was shooting film.

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#24. "RE: Leatherman"
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Washington, US
          

It took 31 tries
>to get something I was willing to share. I hate to think what
>this would cost if I was shooting film.
>
Excellent discussion point...>

When shooting film I double and tripled checked everything before tripping the trigger; with digital i'm not as careful. I think there is something to be said for shooting film that is not being said.

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domer2760 Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his frequent assistance to other members by sharing his perspective, skills and expertise, especially with infrared and macro photography. Nikonian since 23rd Oct 2010Tue 12-Mar-13 12:44 AM
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#26. "RE: Leatherman"
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Ann Arbor, US
          

Excellent point Kent. While I agree with your general premise, it assumes that the photographer is experienced and knows how to precisely control and position their speedlights to achieve the desired effect. The modeling illuminator on the SB-800 helps a little but I personally don't know what the photo will look like until I push the button. Those of us on the steep part of the learning curve are forced to click, swear, adjust, and repeat. The instant feedback of a digital camera helps me learn faster and swear a little less with each challenge.

Thanks for your comments.

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lastdaylight Gold Member Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Nikonian since 09th Dec 2007Sun 10-Mar-13 03:42 PM
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#15. "RE: Leatherman"
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Dallas, US
          

Definitely an attention grabber, Dan. Very nice!

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#12. "Caliper"
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Oxford, US
          

D600,Nikon 105mm 2.8 AIS @f8,1/80sec,ISO 1600(forgot to change)



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#27. "RE: Caliper"
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Ann Arbor, US
          

Really nice Dave! Looks like you nailed the focus and exposure on this one.

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#28. "RE: Caliper"
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Oxford, US
          

Thank you, Dan. That outdated 105mm and my DR-6 really help these old eyes.

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#14. "RE: March Contest: Tools"
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Philadelphia, US
          

All I can say is WOW! I am a tool nut, and I never thought tools could look so good. I would never have thought of the red and blue filter on the bike tool, and the lighting with a black background on the dial calipers really made the picture pop!
I'm really enjoying the entries this month.
Keep the great images coming in!!!
I will be practicing some of these new techniques as soon as my D3100 comes back from Nikon. (SD slot won't lock in the memory card!) I'm having camera withdrawal.
I can tell I need another Nikon body... looking at the D7100 and making the D3100 the backup.

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#16. "Wrench Flower"
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Dallas, US
          

D300, 55mm AIS, f/8, 0.4 sec, diffused incandescent light







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#17. "Tool Man"
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Dallas, US
          

A multi-tool, thread gauge, and saw blade.

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#18. "RE: Tool Man"
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Ann Arbor, US
          

Mark,
Very well done! Creative, whimsical, and well composed. It made me smile.

Dan

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#19. "RE: Tool Man"
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Manresa, ES
          

Both are great Mark!
Outstanding image creation!

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#22. "RE: Tool Man"
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Dallas, US
          

Thanks, guys. Where are yours Jordi?

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#40. "RE: Tool Man"
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Manresa, ES
          

Apologies for so late reply. As I posted before, times are hard and I don't feel really inspired. Even if I might quit photography, or devoting much less time to it, I still feel commited to this forum.
So I decided to give it a try with two new images and to give a second opportunity to a few older ones. See below. I hope you like them.
Kindest regards,

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lastdaylight Gold Member Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Nikonian since 09th Dec 2007Sun 31-Mar-13 10:19 PM
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#51. "RE: Tool Man"
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Dallas, US
          

Jordi,

Your shots are excellent, as always. Don't even think of giving up photography! Everyone would lose. Keep shooting until your inspiration returns.

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#25. "Oil Can"
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Oxford, US
          

I think of an oil can as a tool.
D300,Sigma 70-300Macro @300mm,f/8,1/250th,ISO 200, 4 shot stack



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#29. "RE: March Contest: Tools -- Hey Bro - What's Up? "
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Stewartstown, US
          

"Hey Bro - What's Up?"

These guys are always chatting in my workshop.

NIKON D700, 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED VR , ISO: 3200, 1/30 s at f/9.0


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There are many 'images of beautiful objects' but few 'beautiful images of objects'.

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#30. "Wrenches"
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Oxford, US
          

These wrenches were my grandfather's and I have had them since 1950. 6 shot stack, Nikon D600,Tokina 100mm,f/16,2.5sec,ISO 200



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#31. "RE: Wrenches"
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Philadelphia, US
          

I've enjoyed viewing your pictures. I noticed you used a Tokina 100mm. I've heard some good things about Tokina.
I've been looking at the Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 lens. I've seen some glowing revues on that lens. Do you know anything about it?
I'd like to get your take on your Tokina lens, if you don't mind. The wrenches photo looks great to me.
Thanks, Dave.

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dhalloxf Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd Oct 2006Sun 17-Mar-13 11:40 PM
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#32. "RE: Wrenches"
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Bob, thank you for your comments. I am not familiar with the 11-16 lens. I think that Tokina produces a good lens that is just slightly below the quality of Nikon at a much lower price. I am pleased with my 100mm lens. I did notice some reviews of the 11-16 in the Master Your Lenses forum under 3rd Party Autofocus. Thom Hogan also has a review of the lens on his "bythom" website.

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#33. "RE: Wrenches"
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Thank you, Dave, for the leads. I will check them out!

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#34. "Female Tools"
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Tue 19-Mar-13 07:26 PM by barb478

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Well, I am not sure the men would consider these as tools, but I use them a lot more than the tools in the garage get used

Nikon D700 105 2.8 at 1/80 at F8. Used table lights, a 6 image stack

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#36. "RE: Female Tools"
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Well done!

Great image detail.

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#35. "Dinner Tool :)"
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What dinner would not be complete without the use of this tool. D300s Nikkor 105mm f/18 8.0s sb900 & sb800 off camera to the right and left shooting through umbrellas 1/4 power

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#37. "RE: March Contest: Tools"
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Sun 24-Mar-13 02:09 AM by glxman

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Hi Guys,
Just had the AW 100 for a little while now,
Computer has gone to heaven, (although they way it was behaving, may have went somewhere else,
To cut a long story short,
Only iPad left, just using an app for resizing,
The resizing program does not handle the D700 files too well so thought I would participate with the other Nikon
I count this as a tool as I use it often

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glxman Silver Member Nikonian since 04th Oct 2008Sun 24-Mar-13 02:05 AM
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#38. "RE: March Contest: Tools"
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Another one from the AW 100

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#39. "RE: March Contest: Tools"
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Tea Whisk
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jordivb Silver Member Nikonian since 01st Mar 2009Wed 27-Mar-13 07:59 PM
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#41. "Special gear tooth caliper"
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It is an old system to measure chordal dimension on a gear tooth, but I find this tool really cute. I thought B&W would give a vintage air to it.
D300 Micro Nikkor 105mmf2.8D f18 1/1.3 s ISO 200 lit with LED torches, what I call 'table bottom' technology.




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#42. "Milling bit"
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Manresa, ES
          

Not sure of shoot data. Old original EXIF lost as long is a stack of around 20 pics. But was shot with D300, 50 mm with kenko 25mm tube and flash light. Stacked with a trial copy of Helicon focus


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#43. "Gear hob 1"
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Manresa, ES
          

Tangential gear hob to hob worm wheel tooths.
Not sure of shoot data. Old original EXIF lost as long is a stack of around 40 pics. But was shot with D300, 70-300mm with Kenko 25mm tube and flash light. Stacked with a trial copy of Helicon focus


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#44. "Gear Hob 2"
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Manresa, ES
          

Tool to hob spur and helical gears.
Not sure of shoot data. Old original EXIF lost as long is a stack of around 40 pics. Sure it was shot with D300, 70-300 mm with Kenko 25mm tube and SB800 flash light. Stacked with a trial copy of Helicon focus


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jordivb Silver Member Nikonian since 01st Mar 2009Wed 27-Mar-13 08:10 PM
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#45. "Old tool"
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Manresa, ES
          

Enough of gears!
I love this one as it belonged to my grandfather ans still use it.
I'm afraid I don't know how do you call this in English.
Shot with D300 Micro Nikkor 105f2.8D f20 1s 200 ISO. Mix of lighting with table top IKEA lamp and LED torch.


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dhalloxf Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd Oct 2006Wed 27-Mar-13 10:47 PM
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#46. "RE: Old tool"
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Oxford, US
          

Jordi, in my part of the world we call it a wood plane.

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jordivb Silver Member Nikonian since 01st Mar 2009Thu 28-Mar-13 06:40 AM
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#48. "RE: Old tool"
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Thu 28-Mar-13 06:42 AM by jordivb

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Thanks Dave!

In Catalan we call it "ribot" which is closer to French "rabot" than to Spanish "cepillo"
I love the side effect of Nikonians helping to improve my language skills.

BTW, your series is excellent, I like particularly the caliper one!

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domer2760 Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his frequent assistance to other members by sharing his perspective, skills and expertise, especially with infrared and macro photography. Nikonian since 23rd Oct 2010Thu 28-Mar-13 01:15 AM
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#47. "RE: Old tool"
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Ann Arbor, US
          

Jordi,
Nice series. I especialy like this one. You really made the plane pop! Well done!

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jordivb Silver Member Nikonian since 01st Mar 2009Thu 28-Mar-13 06:54 AM
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#49. "RE: Old tool"
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Manresa, ES
          

Thanks Dan! Your series is outstanding as well.

The hobs ones were already seen. I liked the caliper when I saw it practically abandoned in our quality department. It is a nice tool, specially this one rather small and acurate ( can measure up to 0.02 mm). Was difficult to control shines and finally got it in B&W. I tried different perspective of the plane, including close up details, but finally chose this complete side view. As you mention, it pops up better.

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dhalloxf Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd Oct 2006Thu 28-Mar-13 07:55 PM
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#50. "Router"
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Oxford, US
          

D300,Nikon 105 2.8 AIS,f/11,1/60,ISO 200



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