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by Troels
Sat Oct 23, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Robber Fly enjoying some Hover Fly juice
Replies: 20
Views: 900

Re: Robber Fly enjoying some Hover Fly juice

Thanks to all for commenting! Dalantech, Yes, a well diffused flash can be an effective solution in bad light, especially when the background is close to the subject. In my actual case the background would have gone black with a flash. To avoid that I would have to arrange some kind of unsharp backg...
by Troels
Wed Oct 20, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: From Czech meadows and groves III
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: From Czech meadows and groves III

It definitely looks like som kind of parasitic wasp (Parazitická vosička) and #4 an #5 are so similar except from the abdomen, that I would suspect they are male and female of the same species. But further identification is a matter for specialists. There are litteraly thousand of species. If we are...
by Troels
Sat Oct 16, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Spalting
Replies: 4
Views: 254

Re: Spalting

Very nice macroscapes!
by Troels
Sun Oct 10, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: BSFL mouthparts -- a miniature "tunnel boring machine"
Replies: 13
Views: 536

Re: BSFL mouthparts -- a miniature "tunnel boring machine"

Awsome pictures and fascinating explanations.
The undistorted and symmetrical pictures from the latest series are so much nicer.
by Troels
Sun Oct 10, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Transient visitor
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Re: Transient visitor

Great composition and technique.
by Troels
Sun Oct 10, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: First Post
Replies: 4
Views: 199

Re: First Post

Nice pictures. Thanks for sharing.
by Troels
Sun Oct 10, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Tiger beetle - Cicindela lengi
Replies: 8
Views: 310

Re: Tiger beetle - Cicindela lengi

Nice catch. Well done.
by Troels
Sun Oct 10, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: I'm watching you ...
Replies: 11
Views: 440

Re: I'm watching you ...

Excellent immage. Well done.
by Troels
Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:09 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Cabbage white egg
Replies: 4
Views: 369

Re: Cabbage white egg

Very nice capture.
by Troels
Sat Sep 11, 2021 8:54 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Plume Moth
Replies: 2
Views: 248

Re: Plume Moth

An other beautifull creature!
It looks as if the long 'sting' really is the hind legs held tightly together?
Such behavior is well known among some spiders as camuoflage. But I am not aware of its use among moths or butterflies.
Could anybody comment on this?
by Troels
Sat Sep 11, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Robber Fly enjoying some Hover Fly juice
Replies: 20
Views: 900

Re: Robber Fly enjoying some Hover Fly juice

Thanks for all comments!
I appreciate it.
by Troels
Wed Sep 08, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Administrator's Appreciation Gallery...Macro and Close-up Images
Topic: Just a leaf
Replies: 6
Views: 640

Re: Just a leaf

Beautiful!
by Troels
Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:24 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: A small entertainment
Replies: 8
Views: 446

Re: A small entertainment

A seal ring or signet stamp?
by Troels
Sat Sep 04, 2021 1:42 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: A small entertainment
Replies: 8
Views: 446

Re: A small entertainment

The golden surface looks like a polished mineral of some sort. The dark rounded shape show some crystal structures supporting the idea of a mineral origin. The question is: How is this brown structure made? It looks as if it is elevated. but that could be just a matter of the direction of light. My ...
by Troels
Tue Aug 31, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Not really a macro
Replies: 10
Views: 399

Re: Not really a macro

Rik,
I was sure you could do the precise calculations.
Forget my confusing attempts.