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Old 19th May 2012
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Macro Walkabout

Had a brief stroll around some open gardens on the shores of the lakes where I work - got a little of everything :


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Damselfly - Variable by Danny Gibson, on Flickr

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Bombus Pascuorum Bumblebee by Danny Gibson, on Flickr

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Bombus Pascuorum Bumblebee by Danny Gibson, on Flickr

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Damselfly - Variable by Danny Gibson, on Flickr

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Leaf Beetle - Donacia Vulgaris by Danny Gibson, on Flickr



All taken on E-5, Sigma 105 macro, onboard flash set to fill, and mostly :
Exposure 0.01 sec (1/100)
Aperture f/13.0
ISO Speed 200

Thanks for looking!

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Re: Macro Walkabout

Nice pics Danny. What is your flash setup? I have been playing around with my Sigma 105 but not used flash with it. Not insects either, flowers.
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Re: Macro Walkabout

Danny, 4 is laughing at you for sure ! What fab shots and your lens was ?(sorry just read it ) ... Super Bees too love the "Tongue out"
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Re: Macro Walkabout

Danny

You have been shooting the same as me.No 2 is very special.
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Re: Macro Walkabout

Wow, all fantastic shots.
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Re: Macro Walkabout

Thanks all, and Andy, I've just spotted yours on flickr, heading over to have a browse shortly.
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Re: Macro Walkabout

They're all good, but No. 2 is great, Danny. Love the focus, sharpness and the movement of the wings. What's the shutter speed in that one?
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Re: Macro Walkabout

Another thumbs-up for number 2.
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Re: Macro Walkabout

The buzzing bee is wonderful, I've not seen that before.
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Re: Macro Walkabout

I love them all & especially how the flash has captured the moving wings in #2.
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Re: Macro Walkabout

Thats a very nice macro selection but No#2 is very special - thats a magazine shot for sure really well done Danny.
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Re: Macro Walkabout

Wonderful captures. Keep strolling, Danny, and keep posting these great shots.
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Re: Macro Walkabout

Thanks again everyone

@sapper - the on-board flash has a wee bit of a4 white printer paper over it to diffuse, and thats it really

@catherine the shutter speed on that one was 1/100

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