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Thread: Discovered a new challenge - macro photography

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    Good work! Yep dof is a challenge eh, after some advice from other photographers I'm often using around f/11 or f/16 at 1/200 shutter speed now, with the flash going as well to keep it bright enough.

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    buzz buzz


    Bee on daisy (2) by gravelben, on Flickr


    Long legged fly thing by gravelben, on Flickr
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    That bee is buzzy as!! Cool

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibo View Post
    That bee is buzzy as!! Cool
    That is actually a fly with war paint on...

    I really like these photos. Aren't insects beautiful!

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    Some ants engorging themselves on some poison (phone pic)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red;

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    18683[/ATTACH] have trouble with getting the depth of focus wide enough tho..
    Red, I love that focus effect...brilliant...
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    A few recent ones...


    Weevil (3) by gravelben, on Flickr


    Flower by gravelben, on Flickr


    Slater by gravelben, on Flickr


    Daddy long legs by gravelben, on Flickr
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    And this one that came inside to visit tonight...


    Big spider inside (2) by gravelben, on Flickr
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    Great images.....your getting better GB.......
    While I might not be as good as I once was, Im as good once as I ever was!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GravelBen View Post
    And this one that came inside to visit tonight...


    Big spider inside (2) by gravelben, on Flickr
    Of such things, are nightmares made.................
    It was a confusion of ideas between him and one of the lions he was hunting in Kenya that had caused A. B. Spottsworth to make the obituary column. He thought the lion was dead, and the lion thought it wasn't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scouser View Post
    Great images.....your getting better GB.......
    Cheers, practice makes... gradually closer to perfect.

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    man those are sweet pics!! good work

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    Just bought one of these online, with my huge new backyard I'm sure I will find a few subjects! Will post some pics up as I go, can't wait to get into it.
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    Bee on flower (3) by gravelben, on Flickr

    Pretty happy with that one!
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    Thats a ripper!!!

 

 

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