Gathan Beaga

the world writ small

At last I have a camera with a decent macro lens:

steel rule

I thought I was doing OK with this shot – it’s a bit noisy (a shortage of light on the kitchen bench) but then I didn’t realise that the camera’s default compression setting was pretty severe. The “1” is one centimetre, and there’s one millimetre between each of the large gradations.

Hopefully by summer, I should know enough about how to work the damn thing. And no spider shall be safe.

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