01 July 2017

Canon EOS 70D: Close Up / Macro Flower Photography - Cape Town

Canon EOS 70D/ EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens -  Close-Up / Macro Flowers

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens 

Objective: Demonstrating application of the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM lens with / without Canon Speedlite EX430 II Flash (paired with the Canon EOS 70D body).

Note: Photos are hand-held in Av mode with / without out flash. Some cropping / other post-processing in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6.


Cape Town Shooting Location
Arnhem Milnerton, Cape Town

Canon DSLR / Flash Equipment

  • Canon EOS 70D DSLR camera body 
  • Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro lens 
  • Canon Speedlite 430EX II flash 

Av Mode - Aperture Priority Settings

  • Aperture f/4 -F/8
  • Auto-ISO 400-6400
  • Lens Autofocus on
  • Shutter speed: various (auto in Av mode)


(Macro / Close-Up Flowers with Flash - Click To Enlarge)

Canon EOS 70D/ EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens -  Close-Up / Macro Flowers
Canon EOS 70D / EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens ISO 400 f/8


Canon EOS 70D/ EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens -  Close-Up / Macro Flowers
Canon EOS 70D / EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens ISO 400 f/4


Canon EOS 70D/ EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens -  Close-Up / Macro Flowers
Canon EOS 70D / EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens ISO 400 f/8


Canon EOS 70D/ EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens -  Close-Up / Macro Flowers
Canon EOS 70D / EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens ISO 400 f/8

(Macro / Close-Up Flowers without Flash - Click To Enlarge)

Canon EOS 70D/ EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens -  Close-Up / Macro Flowers
Canon EOS 70D / EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens ISO 6400 f/4


Canon EOS 70D/ EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens -  Close-Up / Macro Flowers
Canon EOS 70D / EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens ISO 5000 f/2.8


Canon EOS 70D/ EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens -  Close-Up / Macro Flowers
Canon EOS 70D / EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens ISO 1600 f/2.8


Canon EOS 70D/ EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens -  Close-Up / Macro Flowers
Canon EOS 70D / EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens ISO 6400 f/8

Canon EOS 70D / EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro Lens - Red Pepper CapeTown
Canon EOS 70D / EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro Lens- Red Pepper Cape Town

Focus Stacking in Macro and close-Up Photography (Canon EOS 6D)