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Harold Gough 31st August 2018 02:15 PM

Long-winged Bush Cricket Macro
 
Two firsts for me:

1) Shooting a movie of any kind (film or digital). I don't even know how to stop recording (apart from switching off) and have no idea how to edit.

2) Attempting to give access here

Female feeding

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TWf...?usp=drive_web

Male stridulating* (at 1:1)

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Ak8...?usp=drive_web

Olympus EM-1 (aperture priority), Olympus 4/3 x2 TC, Olympus 4/3 50mm f2 macro, f11, sunlight, hand-held.

Still frames are posted elsewhere (more to follow).

* With my hearing aid in, and it is set to restore high frequencies lost due to ageing, I could just hear a faint hiss/rustel with my ear about a food from the cricket. There is no way that a kit microphone in a camera would pick that up at shooting distance

Harold

alfbranch 31st August 2018 09:51 PM

Re: Long-winged Bush Cricket Macro
 
Both rather good considering the magnification and it being a first time.


You stop the recording by pushing teh record button again.


My first attempt was with a springtail


Here is where I posted some of mine



http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthread.php?t=40477

Harold Gough 1st September 2018 04:57 AM

Re: Long-winged Bush Cricket Macro
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by alfbranch (Post 456733)
Both rather good considering the magnification and it being a first time.


You stop the recording by pushing teh record button again.


My first attempt was with a springtail


Here is where I posted some of mine



http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthread.php?t=40477

Thanks, Alf.

On checking the camera this morning, It seems that delay of a couple of seconds before recording.stopped fooled me into pressing the button again and restarting it. Basic error, sorted. :)

The main reason I shot these was because the crickets so readily behaved normally when I was close to them so I went ahead, unprepared.

Yes, Anurida maritima, apparently running against the current. That would be good set to music. :)

My links are what Googlemail generates when attempting to send the large files. I hesitated to shoot videos previously because I though I would have to host them on one of those sharing sites.

Harod


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