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by MacroLuv
Fri Aug 22, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Praying mantis - (a fresh one)
Replies: 1
Views: 595

Praying mantis - (a fresh one)

Just to say hello from my vacation. :D http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/120_100_IMG_3652_2008_08_17_P_wm_1.jpg Model Canon EOS 450D Date/time original 15.8.2008 15:54:51 Shutter speed value 1/395 s Aperture value f/8 ISO speed ratings ISO 400 Focal length 100 mm http://www.photomacrogra...
by MacroLuv
Fri Aug 01, 2008 1:21 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Gonepteryx cleopatra
Replies: 4
Views: 874

Thanks Craig. :D
I like the second image also.
by MacroLuv
Fri Aug 01, 2008 1:10 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Black pennant
Replies: 2
Views: 756

Thans Sue. :D
They used to be rare as Erland said before. 8)
by MacroLuv
Fri Aug 01, 2008 1:03 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Who killed my Mantis
Replies: 6
Views: 1180

I would like to find them at the moulting time. :D
Maybe they are doing that during the night? :?
by MacroLuv
Fri Aug 01, 2008 12:56 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: As long as two fingers wide
Replies: 16
Views: 2704

You really have a neat photo! I kept a Mantis as a "pet" for a while. A wasp I dropped into the terrerium was made short work of. Once I tossed it a fairly large earthworm. The Mantis finally got the best of the worm, but for a while the battle was reminiscant of the statue of Laocoon! (Google the ...
by MacroLuv
Fri Aug 01, 2008 12:41 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: As long as two fingers wide
Replies: 16
Views: 2704

Harold Gough wrote:I'm not very well informed about mantids but does the pair of cerci indicate a male?

Harold
I think both sexes have it, but not sure. :-k
We should ask Betty. 8)
by MacroLuv
Thu Jul 31, 2008 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Gonepteryx wedding dance
Replies: 5
Views: 1090

Thanks folks. :D
augusthouse wrote:...Nikola, did you use a continuous shooting mode?

Craig
No I didn't. Just lot of patience, perseverance and hundreds of spent photos with auto focus while running following them to get one decent shot. 8)
by MacroLuv
Thu Jul 31, 2008 1:25 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Rainbow eyes - small fly
Replies: 2
Views: 4281

It looks great! :D
Seems that "Tufuse" is doing superb job.
Maybe some part of your setup is reflecting in certain pieces of compound eye? :-k
by MacroLuv
Thu Jul 31, 2008 1:05 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Bee and Sunflower
Replies: 1
Views: 706

Very nice, Ken. :D
Actually... two bees? :-k
by MacroLuv
Wed Jul 30, 2008 12:10 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Huge Dock Spider with Egg Sac
Replies: 2
Views: 815

SUPERB! :D :smt023 =D>
by MacroLuv
Wed Jul 30, 2008 3:10 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Black pennant
Replies: 2
Views: 756

Black pennant

Do you remember my Dark dragonfly post? Well, I found it again! :D But on another isle this time. 8) (Some ten kilometers more to north.) http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/120_100_IMG_8530_2008_06_29_wm_1.jpg Model Canon EOS 450D Date/time original 29.6.2008 17:46:10 Shutter speed value ...
by MacroLuv
Wed Jul 30, 2008 2:58 am
Forum: Macro and Close-up Archives
Topic: Dark Dragonfly
Replies: 8
Views: 12947

Hey, I found it again! :D
But on another isle this time. 8)
Pictures coming...
by MacroLuv
Mon Jul 28, 2008 2:57 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Backyard Series #56 (clean green)
Replies: 7
Views: 1065

Very nice and pleasing photo. :smt023
Noble katydid on noble flower. (Lily?) 8)
by MacroLuv
Mon Jul 28, 2008 2:45 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: As long as two fingers wide
Replies: 16
Views: 2704

That's how it goes with mantises. You offer them a finger and they grab the whole hand! :lol: And I would be happy to host a Barbeque for members of this list. If any of you find yourself in St. Louis do give me a shout. A Mantis party? 8) Too scary for Sue, I think. :lol: And too far for me. Thanks...
by MacroLuv
Sun Jul 27, 2008 4:12 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: As long as two fingers wide
Replies: 16
Views: 2704

Thanks Ken. :D Don't be fooled by her size, she is fully capable for catching flies. If you mean, who can download a copy of the image, well I just saved it to "My Pictures," out of curiosity of course. :-k It's OK Ken. It was intended to be a joke, you know... (double digitally signed... digit = fi...