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Old 10 August 2018, 04:15 PM   #1
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AP MACRO Photo Thread (Very Pic Heavy)

I know there are at least a few of us here who like Macro photography, inspired by an earlier thread which moved onto movement finishing. I thought it might be fun to cluster some Macro pics in one place together with a focus on AP.

So armed with my trusty lens, I took a closer look:

Firstly the case and buckle:



















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Old 10 August 2018, 04:18 PM   #2
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The movement:









This last one I took through a magnifier stacked with the macro lens. I think that must be where the dust flecks came from.
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Old 10 August 2018, 04:19 PM   #3
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Cool pics, heres some of mine







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Old 10 August 2018, 04:22 PM   #4
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Amazing photos by both of you!! Thanks for sharing!
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Old 10 August 2018, 04:23 PM   #5
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The dial:







Never noticed its a textured date wheel dial before.



And just because !



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Old 10 August 2018, 04:28 PM   #6
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Cool pics, heres some of mine

Awesome !! Love this piece
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Old 10 August 2018, 04:29 PM   #7
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Amazing photos by both of you!! Thanks for sharing!


Two things I enjoy - photography and watches ! Its a pleasure.
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Old 10 August 2018, 04:37 PM   #8
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Fantastic macro pics guys! Thanks for posting these here for the rest of us to enjoy.
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Old 10 August 2018, 04:46 PM   #9
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Awesome !! Love this piece
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Two things I enjoy - photography and watches ! Its a pleasure.
Great pics they are as well!

Ive never really been into photography but wanted to take pictures of my watches so just started playing around, currently just using an iPhone X, Marco lense and an iPhone tripod. Really need a light box or something to help with lighting.
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Old 10 August 2018, 09:30 PM   #10
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Great photos. Thank you very much for sharing them
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Old 10 August 2018, 09:49 PM   #11
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This is a great thread. Thank you for sharing. AP should buy these from you.

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Old 10 August 2018, 09:56 PM   #12
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Beautiful photos - thank you for sharing.
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Very cool...Great macros
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Very revealing pics, we should use them in reply to the usual what's the difference between AP and Rolex threads.
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Old 11 August 2018, 05:02 AM   #18
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Cheers guys..keep the pics coming
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Old 11 August 2018, 05:08 AM   #19
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I really like this effect that the bezel edge produces in the right lighting..kind of a battenburg mirage.

Amazing how many finishes are on the watch, and all the many different optics it produces through the day with different lighting, surroundings etc..makes the watch more than just an object, as it becomes a reflection of its surroundings too.
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Got some down time tomorrow so Ill set the kit up and get some more shots!

Im trying to do a time lapse of the main spring unwinding but proving hard work!

Not really a macro but another pic I like
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Got some down time tomorrow so Ill set the kit up and get some more shots!

Im trying to do a time lapse of the main spring unwinding but proving hard work!

Not really a macro but another pic I like


So nice. Id love to play with it one day, it looks like you can see everything moving around when youre moving the crown, so interesting seeing how everything is connected!
After seeing all your photos it almost feels like my watch doesnt actually have an exhibition back.
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So nice. Id love to play with it one day, it looks like you can see everything moving around when youre moving the crown, so interesting seeing how everything is connected!
After seeing all your photos it almost feels like my watch doesnt actually have an exhibition back.
I love as you wind it watching the mainspring wind up!

Might see if I can do slow motion or time lapse of certain parts tomorrow, gives me something to aim for
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Might see if I can do slow motion or time lapse of certain parts tomorrow, gives me something to aim for


Yes please!!
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Ill see what I can do
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Id love to see that!! Im also very interested in seeing the gears/levers doing its work when you pull/push the crown in/out, but idk if thats very visible
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Beautiful photos. I appreciate the brand even more when seeing these macro shots!! Thanks for sharing.
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Id love to see that!! Im also very interested in seeing the gears/levers doing its work when you pull/push the crown in/out, but idk if thats very visible
You can see the lever engage/disengage when you pull/push the crown. Although it seems like a simple task, I love seeing it happen. Hasnt gotten old watching it.
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